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Houston Ballet – The Nutcracker

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

This is the fourth season Houstonians and visitors will be treated Welch’s opulent production of The Nutcracker. Welch’s over the top scenery blends seamlessly with the beloved characters and Tchaikovsky’s splendid score in this classic tale. Gather your family and friends to join Clara in holiday revelry as she journeys from her home on Christmas …

$30

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Margaret Alkek Williams Jubilee of Dance

Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas St, Houston, TX

Houston Ballet presents the Margaret Alkek Williams Jubilee of Dance. As integral to Houston’s art scene as its namesake and endower, the Margaret Alkek Williams Jubilee of Dance is an annual celebration of the range of talent within Houston Ballet’s professional company. These one-of-a-kind performances throughout Houston Ballet’s rich history have included an array of …

$25

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The Nutcracker

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

Houston Ballet presents the Nutcracker. Bring the family back to the theater to share the joy of Clara’s magical journey to the Kingdom of Sweets this holiday season! Stanton Welch’s The Nutcracker is a grand spectacle of opulence and one of the most splendid versions of this holiday classic ever staged. With hundreds of roles …

$27

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Jewels

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

Houston Ballet presents Jewels. Houston Ballet’s 2021-2022 season glimmers with George Balanchine’s Jewels. Each of the three acts in this full-length ballet embody their namesake jewel through ambience and the unique musical stylings of their corresponding composer. Balanchine drew inspiration from Claude Arpels’ visionary jewelry designs to create his French evocative Emeralds set to Gabriel …

$25
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Jewels

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

Houston Ballet presents Jewels. Houston Ballet’s 2021-2022 season glimmers with George Balanchine’s Jewels. Each of the three acts in this full-length ballet embody their namesake jewel through ambience and the unique musical stylings of their corresponding composer. Balanchine drew inspiration from Claude Arpels’ visionary jewelry designs to create his French evocative Emeralds set to Gabriel …

$25

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Madame Butterfly

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

Houston Ballet presents Madame Butterfly. Stanton Welch’s internationally acclaimed Madame Butterfly reemerges to captivate audiences once more. With a magnificent score by Puccini, in an arrangement by John Lanchbery, Madame Butterfly tells the love story of a beautiful Geisha and a handsome American. Since its premiere, Madame Butterfly has become Welch’s international signature piece, having …

$25

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2022 Dance Salad Festival

Cullen Theater 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX

Dance Salad Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2022, bringing dozens of the most talented choreographers and dancers from across the globe. Join us in celebrating the art of dance with some of the most renowned ballet dancers on the planet. Tickets are on sale for two nights only April 15 & 16, 2022 …

$27 – $61
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Academy Spring Showcase

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

Houston Ballet presents the Academy Spring Showcase. Houston Ballet Academy is the training ground for some of the world’s most elite dancers and choreographers, making the Academy Spring Showcase a first look at the bright future of ballet. These annual performances feature iconic moments from beloved ballets as well as new works created by leading …

$35

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Pretty Things

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

Houston Ballet presents Pretty Things. This program of Houston-born ballets showcases Houston Ballet’s continued tradition of supporting the world’s most respected choreographers, featuring works by Jorma Elo, Christopher Bruce and Trey McIntyre. Elo’s ONE|end|ONE reflects the dance maker’s quirky and unexpected movements to create an atmosphere of playfulness. Bruce’s Hush is a comic and moving …

$25

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Originals

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

Houston Ballet presents Originals. Known for innovation and forward thinking, Houston Ballet fosters artists both on and offstage. Originals showcases a returning Houston Ballet original ballet by Stanton Welch and the premiere of a new one-act ballet by Houston Ballet Principal Dancer Melody Mennite. Welch’s The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra is set to …

$25
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Sylvia

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

Houston Ballet presents Sylvia. After two glorious and critically acclaimed premieres in Houston and Sydney, Stanton Welch’s Sylvia makes a fierce return to the Wortham Theater Center stage for story ballet bliss. Welch brings his own interpretation to the classic story of the strong mythological heroine, the huntress Sylvia, and her love for a mortal …

$25
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La Sylphide

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

Houston Ballet presents La Sylphide. Become entranced by a magical world of fairies and forbidden romance with August Bournonville’s La Sylphide. The oldest ballet in existence, La Sylphide tells the story of a young Scottish farmer who becomes spellbound by a beautiful, winged creature. As the Scotsman abandons his bride-to-be, he offends not only the …

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