Demi Dancers at Houston Ballet: The eye-opening world of Stanton Welch’s <em>The Nutcracker</em>
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Demi Dancers at Houston Ballet: The eye-opening world of Stanton Welch’s The Nutcracker

Stanton Welch framed his new Nutcracker as a coming-of-age story, with a young Clara at…

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Waltzing with Ghosts: Houston Ballet’s Stanton Welch Revises <em>Giselle</em>
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Waltzing with Ghosts: Houston Ballet’s Stanton Welch Revises Giselle

On a sunny May afternoon, I found myself spellbound, watching Houston Ballet principals Yuriko Kajiya…

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Love Stories
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Love Stories

Farewells and Frenzy
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Farewells and Frenzy

Houston Ballet’s “From Houston to the World” Offers Range and Polish
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Houston Ballet’s “From Houston to the World” Offers Range and Polish

In traditional classical ballet, the corps de ballet is, more often than not relegated to…

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Keeping Up With Houston Ballet’s Stanton Welch
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Keeping Up With Houston Ballet’s Stanton Welch

When a ballet company is run by a leading dancemaker, which is the case in…

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Whimsy, Wonder and a Whirlwind
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Whimsy, Wonder and a Whirlwind

Houston Ballet's From Houston to the World, Sept. 18-28, offers three ballets created right here…

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Houston Ballet Soars in a Welch Wonderland
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Houston Ballet Soars in a Welch Wonderland

Houston Ballet celebrated its leader's tenth year at the helm by performing three of his…

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Shakespeare En Pointe
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Shakespeare En Pointe

In celebration of Shakespeare's 450th birthday, Houston Ballet has anchored their new season with three…

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Magic and Mayhem Come Together in Aladdin
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Magic and Mayhem Come Together in Aladdin

A magic lantern, a flying carpet, an evil monster, love at first sight and a…

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Milestones & Momentum
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Milestones & Momentum

Houston Ballet has been on a roll for some time now, but considering recent events,…

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10 Moving Moments of 2013 on Houston’s Dance & Theater Stages
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10 Moving Moments of 2013 on Houston’s Dance & Theater Stages

Every year, I resist the list, and then cave with some kind of listicle of…

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A Decade of Dance
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A Decade of Dance

With the 2013-14 season, Stanton Welch moves into his 10th year as artistic director of…

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Beyond the (Arts) Writer: Nancy Wozny
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Beyond the (Arts) Writer: Nancy Wozny

A+C has a pretty eclectic and busy bunch of writers. They’re musicians and curators, architects…

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