Works & Process At The Guggenheim Presents Houston BalletWorks & Process At The Guggenheim Presents Houston Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2018

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, Houston Ballet: Sylvia by Stanton Welch AM on Saturday, January 19 at 3pm and 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: Principal Dancer Chun Wai Chan Talks Houston Ballet at Miller Outdoor TheatreBWW Interview: Principal Dancer Chun Wai Chan Talks Houston Ballet at Miller Outdoor Theatre
by Katricia Lang - Sep 13, 2018

September 13-15, 2018 Houston Ballet will give free performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre. On the program are excerpts from crowd favorites like ROMEO AND JULIET, SWAN LAKE and DON QUIXOTE, as well as a selection from JUST, a new work from Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch. (more...)

VIDEO: SWAN LAKE Comes To Houston BalletVIDEO: SWAN LAKE Comes To Houston Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 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 1 at Jones Hall, where Houston Ballet began performing in 1966 before moving to the Wortham Theater Center in 1987. (more...)

Photo Flash: SWAN LAKE Comes To Houston BalletPhoto Flash: SWAN LAKE Comes To Houston Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 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 1 at Jones Hall, where Houston Ballet began performing in 1966 before moving to the Wortham Theater Center in 1987. (more...)

BWW Review: A Darker SWAN LAKE Glides Onto Houston's Jones Hall StageBWW Review: A Darker SWAN LAKE Glides Onto Houston's Jones Hall Stage
by Gary Laird - Jun 29, 2018

A DARKER SWAN LAKE GLIDES ONTO HOUSTON'S JONES HALL STAGE (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars Announces Winners Of The 16th Annual Tommy Tune AwardsTheatre Under The Stars Announces Winners Of The 16th Annual Tommy Tune Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) awarded high school students from across the Greater Houston area for excellence in theatre last night at the 16th Annual Tommy Tune Awards! (more...)

Chun Wai Chan Promoted to Principal Dancer at Houston BalletChun Wai Chan Promoted to Principal Dancer at Houston Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Jan 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 concluded Houston Ballet's performances at the Smart Financial Centre during the company's Hometown Tour. (more...)

Photo Flash: Houston Ballet Caps Season with Stanton Welch's LA BAYADERE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

From June 8 - 18, 2017, Houston Ballet caps its season with Stanton Welch's La Bayadere ("The Temple Dancer"), a historic classic set in royal India of the past. La Bayadere is a dramatic ballet of eternal love, mystery, fate, vengeance and justice, featuring spectacular scenery and costumes by the acclaimed English designer Peter Farmer. (more...)


by Gary Laird - Jun 2, 2017

The Houston Ballet brings one of the most theatrical of the Bard's plays to life in a lavish production by choreographer David Bintley. No expense was spared; no stop un-pulled in this story of love, revenge, magic, and complicated skullduggery that this play provides in abundance. Or maybe overabundance. (more...)

Rec Room Arts Launches New Non-Profit Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Longtime friends, theatre artists and HSPVA educators Matt Hune and Stephanie Wittels Wachs have joined forces yet again to launch Rec Room Arts, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that aims to provide artists of all disciplines a FREE platform to develop and perform new work. (more...)

BWW Review: AMERICAN INGENUITY Showcases Powerful Performances From Houston Ballet
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - Sep 9, 2016

BWW Review: AMERICAN INGENUITY Showcases Powerful Performances From Houston Ballet (more...)

BWW Reviews: Sparks Fly in Houston Ballet's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by Katricia Lang - Jun 17, 2015

William Shakespeare's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW is a comedic, character-driven piece about the courtship of volatile Katherina and obnoxious Petruchio. Character pieces require great characters, naturally, and great performers. In his ballet adaptation, John Cranko delivers. In the Houston Ballet production, so do the dancers. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Houston Ballet's SWAN LAKE is Beautiful
by David Clarke - Jun 9, 2014

Houston Ballet is closing their 2013-2014 season with a gorgeous revival of Stanton Welch's SWAN LAKE. Settling in for the lengthy production, I could barely contain my excitement. Impressed as I was by the show, I discovered that Darren Aronosky's Black Swan left me with expectations for the ballet that were not delivered. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Houston Ballet's MODERN MASTERS is Entrancing
by David Clarke - May 23, 2014

Houston Ballet's current season is wrapping up quickly. Last night they opened a mixed repertory program titled MODERN MASTERS, and in about two weeks they'll be opening SWAN LAKE, this season's closer. As everyone expected, Houston Ballet's current program is filled with beautiful and stunning movement, incredible feats of dance athleticism, and gorgeous emotionality. MODERN MASTERS features four short pieces that highlight the range of the company all while celebrating the best of modern ballet choreographers. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Houston Ballet's PETER PAN is a Whimsical Good Time
by Kristina Nungaray - Jun 17, 2013

The Houston Ballet is known for its elaborate and beautiful productions. Every ticket purchased guarantees a performance filled with masterful dancing, brilliant choreography, remarkable sets, and music. Houston Ballet's much anticipated production of PETER PAN is no exception and nothing short of fantastic. Although many of us are familiar with the tale and have possibly seen it on film or stage, Houston Ballet makes it their own with whimsical choreography by Trey McIntyre and a dance company that keeps the audience on the edge of their seats with every move. Set to the magical score by Sir Edward Elgar, arranged by Niel DePonte, PETER PAN draws the audience into the journey of Peter Pan and the Darling children as it creates a visual adventure that is ideal for both the young and the young at heart. (more...)