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Oregon Ballet Theatre Celebrates US Choreographers with THE AMERICANS Photo Oregon Ballet Theatre Celebrates US Choreographers with THE AMERICANS
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019

The Oregon Ballet Theatre is excited to celebrate the rich history of American choreographers in its exhilarating week-long repertory program The Americans running June 7-15, 2019....
Uncover A Witty Romantic Comedy As Houston Ballet Brings Back THE MERRY WIDOW Photo Uncover A Witty Romantic Comedy As Houston Ballet Brings Back THE MERRY WIDOW
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019

With only two more ballets left in its 2018/19 season, Houston Ballet brings back Ronald Hynd's The Merry Widow. This full-length story ballet is a romantic comedy Houston hasn't seen since 2013, when Principal Mireille Hassenboehler took her final bows with Houston Ballet....
Moscow Ballet Brings THE GIFT OF CHRISTMAS Tour To Houston Photo Moscow Ballet Brings THE GIFT OF CHRISTMAS Tour To Houston
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2019

Moscow Ballet brings the Gift of Christmas Tour to Houston with Great Russian Nutcracker performances bringing holiday magic to life and creating unforgettable memories for all ages. The company performs at Smart Financial Centre of Sugar Land on Sat., Dec. 28, 3 p.m. matinee and 7 p.m. Tickets go o...
The Royal Ballet's DON QUIXOTE To Screen In US Cinemas This March And April Photo The Royal Ballet's DON QUIXOTE To Screen In US Cinemas This March And April
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2019

The Royal Ballet's production of Carlos Acosta's charming and fun Don Quixote will screen in US cinemas across March and April 2019. The production is filed from the Royal Opera House in London's Covent Garden....
Houston Ballet Presents A Weekend Of Premieres For Houston Photo Houston Ballet Presents A Weekend Of Premieres For Houston
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2019

Houston Ballet is delighted to present a mixed repertory program of ballets never before seen in Houston, Premieres. The program includes works by three of the most respected choreographers working today: Aszure Barton, Ji Kyli n and Justin Peck. Designed to showcase the extraordinary talent and exc...
Soo Youn Cho Promoted to Principal Dancer at Houston Ballet Photo Soo Youn Cho Promoted to Principal Dancer at Houston Ballet
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2018

Houston Ballet announces that Artistic Director Stanton Welch AM has promoted Soo Youn Cho to the rank of Principal. Formally a First Soloist, Cho was promoted on the evening of December 23, 2018 after starring in Stanton Welch AM's The Nutcracker as the Sugar Plum Fairy. This well-deserved promotio...
Houston Ballet Returns Home For The Holidays With THE NUTCRACKER Photo Houston Ballet Returns Home For The Holidays With THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2018

Houston Ballet returns home for the holidays this season as Stanton Welch's production of The Nutcracker takes center stage at the Wortham Theater November 23-December 29. Performance tickets and VIP experiences for Houston's beloved holiday tradition are on sale now at HoustonBallet.org or 713.227....
Houston Ballet Announces Free Performances At Miller Outdoor Theatre Photo Houston Ballet Announces Free Performances At Miller Outdoor Theatre
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2018

Houston Ballet is excited to announce a weekend of free performances September 13-15, 2018 at Miller Outdoor Theatre. The local community is invited to join Houston Ballet in Houston's unique outdoor venue to see the ballet's talented dancers perform selections from beloved favorites and new premier...
Houston Ballet To Perform At Jacob's Pillow Photo Houston Ballet To Perform At Jacob's Pillow
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2018

Houston Ballet is proud to perform by invitation at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2018-the oldest internationally acclaimed dance festival in the United States-for the first time in nearly 40 years. Referred to as the "hub and mecca of dancing" by TIME Magazine, Jacob's Pillow showcases a prestigiou...
VIDEO: SWAN LAKE Comes To Houston Ballet Photo VIDEO: SWAN LAKE Comes To Houston Ballet
by BWW News Desk - July 05, 2018

One of the world's most iconic ballets returns to the stage right here in Houston as Houston Ballet presents Stanton Welch AM's Swan Lake. The much-anticipated final production of the 201718 season will wrap up Houston Ballet's Hometown Tour in venues across the city, with performances June 23-July ...
Photo Flash: SWAN LAKE Comes To Houston Ballet Photo Photo Flash: SWAN LAKE Comes To Houston Ballet
by BWW News Desk - July 05, 2018

One of the world's most iconic ballets returns to the stage right here in Houston as Houston Ballet presents Stanton Welch AM's Swan Lake. The much-anticipated final production of the 201718 season will wrap up Houston Ballet's Hometown Tour in venues across the city, with performances June 23-July ...
BWW Review: A Darker SWAN LAKE Glides Onto Houston's Jones Hall Stage Photo BWW Review: A Darker SWAN LAKE Glides Onto Houston's Jones Hall Stage
by Gary Laird - June 29, 2018

A DARKER SWAN LAKE GLIDES ONTO HOUSTON'S JONES HALL STAGE...
Registration Deadline For Society For The Performing Arts's Ballet Hispanico Summer I Photo Registration Deadline For Society For The Performing Arts's Ballet Hispanico Summer Intensive, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

The Education and Community Engagement department of Society for the Performing Arts presents the 2018 Ballet Hispanico Summer Intensive from June 4 - 15 at Episcopal High School. The deadline for registration is May 25. The two-week residency is designed to serve the needs of emerging dancers in th...
Houston Ballet Presents PLAY Photo Houston Ballet Presents PLAY
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Houston Ballet presents the final mixed repertory program of the season, Play, an incredible, one-of-a-kind event celebrating the Houston community in an artistic response to the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. After such an historic natural disaster and the destruction it caused for the local comm...
Houston Ballet Presents DON QUIXOTE Photo Houston Ballet Presents DON QUIXOTE
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2018

Houston Ballet presents the much-anticipated return of former Artistic Director Ben Stevenson's Don Quixote, a thrilling revival of the classic tale, gracing the stage for the first time in more than a decade. Houston Ballet continues their Hometown Tour in venues across the city, performing this ex...
DiverseWorks Announces Appointment Of Ashley DeHoyos As Assistant Curator Photo DiverseWorks Announces Appointment Of Ashley DeHoyos As Assistant Curator
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2018

DiverseWorks is pleased to announce the appointment of independent curator Ashley DeHoyos as our new Assistant Curator. She will begin her new position on May 14, 2018....
Registration Deadline Announced for Ballet Hispánico Summer Intensive Photo Registration Deadline Announced for Ballet Hispánico Summer Intensive
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2018

The Education and Community Engagement department of Society for the Performing Arts presents the 2018 Ballet Hispanico Summer Intensive from June 4 - 15 at Episcopal High School. The deadline for registration is May 25. The two-week residency is designed to serve the needs of emerging dancers in th...
Photo Flash: DANCE SALAD FESTIVAL 2018 Comes to Houston! Photo Photo Flash: DANCE SALAD FESTIVAL 2018 Comes to Houston!
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2018

Now celebrating the 23rd anniversary in Houston and the 26th season since its inception in Brussels, Belgium, Dance Salad Festival promises another gathering of world-class performers. Famous in their own countries, classical, modern and contemporary dance companies/dancers share the Dance Salad Fes...
Registration Deadline For Society For The Performing Arts's Ballet Hispanico Summer I Photo Registration Deadline For Society For The Performing Arts's Ballet Hispanico Summer Intensive, 5/25
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2018

The Education and Community Engagement department of Society for the Performing Arts presents the 2018 Ballet Hispanico Summer Intensive from June 4 - 15 at Episcopal High School. The deadline for registration is May 25. The two-week residency is designed to serve the needs of emerging dancers in th...
Houston Ballet presents ROCK, ROLL, & TUTUS Photo Houston Ballet presents ROCK, ROLL, & TUTUS
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2018

Continuing the Hometown Tour March 1-4 at the George R. Brown Convention Center's Resilience Theater, Rock, Roll & Tutus features four captivating pieces including three Houston Ballet Premieres. The first of Houston Ballet's 'Unconventional Ballets at the Convention Center,' the evening will includ...
Houston Ballet to Tour To Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10/24-27 Photo Houston Ballet to Tour To Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10/24-27
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2018

Houston Ballet is proud to announce their first ever tour to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. From October 24-27, 2018, Houston Ballet will perform Artistic Director Stanton Welch's Swan Lake. Audiences in Dubai will have the opportunity to enjoy this timeless tale by Mr. Welch that has cemented him as ...
Core Dance Brings the Electricity of 'American Playground' and 'Two Room Apartment' t Photo Core Dance Brings the Electricity of 'American Playground' and 'Two Room Apartment' to Houston Audiences, 2/15-2/17
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2018

Core Dance, the award-winning contemporary dance organization based in Houston and Atlanta, will present two recent works, 'American Playground' created with internationally renowned Israeli choreographers Niv Sheinfeld and Oren Laor, and their own critically acclaimed duet, 'Two Room Apartment,' on...
Chun Wai Chan Promoted to Principal Dancer at Houston Ballet Photo Chun Wai Chan Promoted to Principal Dancer at Houston Ballet
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2018

Houston Ballet has announced that Artistic Director Stanton Welch AM has promoted Chun Wai Chan to Principal dancer. Formally a First Soloist, Chan was promoted on the evening of December 23, 2017 after starring in Stanton Welch's The Nutcracker as the Nutcracker Prince. This well-deserved promotion...
Broadway At The Hobby Center Announces RIVERDANCE - The 20th Anniversary World Tour Photo Broadway At The Hobby Center Announces RIVERDANCE - The 20th Anniversary World Tour
by BWW News Desk - January 04, 2018

BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center announced individual tickets for Riverdance The 20th Anniversary World Tour are on sale now for the international Irish dance phenomenon. Moya Doherty is proud to announce that Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour, back by popular demand, w...
Houston Ballet Expands Summer Programming in San Antonio Photo Houston Ballet Expands Summer Programming in San Antonio
by BWW News Desk - December 12, 2017

Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch AM and Academy Interim Director Vicki Attard are thrilled to announce an addition to Houston Ballet's annual Summer Programming....