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From Houston to the World

Recognized worldwide as a famously musical choreographer, Mark Morris created 'The Letter V' on Houston Ballet in 2015 to audience and critical acclaim. Of the work, Dance Europe wrote. "You left the theatre feeling a better person than when you went in, and that doesn't happen too often." Aszure Barton's 'Angular Momentum' has notable Houston…

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From Houston to the World Dance Talk

Our final world premiere of the season is by Arthur Pita, who will create a work on the Company’s dancers for the first time. Come meet and hear from this South African native who will discuss his background, influences and inspiration for his new ballet.

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Academy Spring Showcase

They’ve performed on stages in Australia, Guatemala, Hungary and Mexico, and have been honored at the Prix de Lausanne in Switzerland. In fact, these young dancers are so exceptionally skilled, it’s hard to believe they’re students. Yet, they all train at the Houston Ballet Academy. Whether performing scenes from well-known ballets or new works created…

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Forged in Houston

Continuing its tradition of supporting the world's most respected choreographers, Houston Ballet is pleased to present an uplifting program featuring two of the most successful ballets ever created on the Company and a World Premiere by a choreographer who grew up in Houston. Jorma Elo's 'One/end/One' reflects the dance maker's quirky and unexpected playfulness. Christopher…

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The Sleeping Beauty

The 50th anniversary season would not be complete without a signature Ben Stevenson production. A lavish production that premiered in 1990, Stevenson’s The Sleeping Beauty is recognized as one of the supreme achievements of classical ballet. His is an exquisite interpretation of the classic French fairytale by Charles Perrault: a beautiful princess is cursed by…

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Forged in Houston Dance Talk

The fourth program of the season features choreographers who have a long history with Houston Ballet. Christopher Bruce became Associate Choreographer in 1989 and has brought numerous ballets to the Company since. Trey McIntyre started in the Houston Ballet Academy and moved into the Company, where he launched his choreographic career. Both have unique voices…

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