Houston Ballet Presents SFDFF Audience Favs 2018

Houston Ballet 601 Preston Street, Houston

Houston Ballet is proud to bring the award-winning San Francisco Dance Film Festival its Drive-In! Presented in partnership with Dance Film SF, this will be the first time this world-renowned film festival is screened in Houston. SFDFF Audience Favs 2018 is a curated selection of popular screen dance shorts from SFDFF’s 2018 festival. This collection …

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Houston Ballet Presents SFDFF Audience Favs 2019

Houston Ballet Center for Dance 601 Preston, Houston

Houston Ballet is proud to bring the award-winning San Francisco Dance Film Festival its Drive-In! Presented in partnership with Dance Film SF, this will be the first time this world-renowned film festival is screened in Houston. SFDFF Audience Favs 2019 is a curated selection of popular screen dance shorts from SFDFF’s 2019 festival. This collection …

$15

Houston Ballet Presents SFDFF Audience Favs 2019

Houston Ballet Center for Dance 601 Preston, Houston

Houston Ballet is proud to bring the award-winning San Francisco Dance Film Festival its Drive-In! Presented in partnership with Dance Film SF, this will be the first time this world-renowned film festival is screened in Houston. SFDFF Audience Favs 2019 is a curated selection of popular screen dance shorts from SFDFF’s 2019 festival. This collection …

$15

Houston Ballet Presents SFDFF Audience Favs 2020

Houston Ballet Center for Dance 601 Preston, Houston

Houston Ballet is proud to bring the award-winning San Francisco Dance Film Festival its Drive-In! Presented in partnership with Dance Film SF, this will be the first time this world-renowned film festival is screened in Houston. SFDFF Audience Favs 2020 is a curated selection of popular screen dance shorts from SFDFF’s 2018 festival. This collection …

$15

Houston Ballet Presents SFDFF Audience Favs 2020

Houston Ballet Center for Dance 601 Preston, Houston

Houston Ballet is proud to bring the award-winning San Francisco Dance Film Festival its Drive-In! Presented in partnership with Dance Film SF, this will be the first time this world-renowned film festival is screened in Houston. SFDFF Audience Favs 2020 is a curated selection of popular screen dance shorts from SFDFF’s 2018 festival. This collection …

$15

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Houston Ballet presents Pretty Things

Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas St, Houston, TX

Originally set to open in March 2020, audiences will finally see Pretty Things come to the stage after a two-year wait. The mixed repertoire, triple-bill program includes three works created in Houston by Houston Ballet dancers: Christopher Bruce’s Hush, Jorma Elo’s ONE|end|ONE and the world premiere of Trey McIntyre’s Pretty Things. In his new work, …

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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 …

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Houston Ballet presents Originals

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

Known for cultivating dancer-choreographers, Houston Ballet fosters artists both on and offstage for Originals. The program will feature the premiere of Floreciente, a one-act ballet by Principal Dancer Melody Mennite set to music by Rene Aubry, Ezio Bosso and Max Richter; the world premiere of Principal Dancer Connor Walsh’s A Joyous Trilogy (in flight), with …

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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 …

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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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Houston Ballet presents La Sylphide

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

August Bournonville’s La Sylphide originally premiered in November 1836 by the Royal Danish Ballet in Copenhagen, Denmark, and is believed to be the oldest romantic ballet that is still performed today. Houston Ballet is pleased to announce that this year’s performances of La Sylphide will be accompanied by a world premiere from Artistic Director Stanton …

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Houston Ballet’s Peter Pan

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

Trey McIntyre’s ‘Peter Pan,’ presented by the Houston Ballet. Escape to Neverland with Wendy, John, Michael and Peter on their daring adventures in Trey McIntyre’s Peter Pan! This reinterpretation of Sir James M. Barrie’s classic tale is told through the eyes of a child, with spectacular flying sequences, swashbuckling sword fights, giant puppets and of course, a little …

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Houston Ballet presents The Nutcracker

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

Houston Ballet presents Stanton Welch’s The Nutcracker from November 25 through December 27, 2022 at the Wortham Theater Center. The ultimate holiday tradition returns with all of the grandeur that audiences love: the grand sets, the stunning costumes, the iconic score. From snowflakes to sword fights to the Christmas tree that reaches the sky, The …

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