It has been quite a year for Houston Ballet, rife with Harvey-related challenges and triumphs, such as taking its place in history as the first North American Company to perform Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s epic drama Mayerling.
At first glance, Houston Ballet's 2017/2018 Season can look like a crash course in ballet, with something for everyone, including ballet connoisseurs, contemporary enthusiasts and those completely new to the art form.
Stanton Welch prefers strong heroines. So it's no wonder that his Cinderella knows her own mind. Houston Ballet fans will find that out for themselves when the company performs Welch's beloved story ballet Cinderella, March 2-12, 2017.
Houston Ballet is throwing a little holiday get-together, at least that's what it looks like from my seat at the front of the rehearsal room as the company enacts the famous party scene from the Nutcracker.