Fall Arts Guide

Mayerling Makes Its American Debut at the Houston Ballet

This sprawling epic of dynastic intrigue has everything—doom, despair, incest, mistresses and murder.

08/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Charity

Raising the Barre: A Dinner in Four Acts

Raising the Barre welcomed guests for a one-night-only meal prepared by four of Houston's hottest chefs.

05/02/2017 With Paul Belsome IV

Review

Houston Ballet's Cinderella Enchants in This Novel Retelling

From page to stage, Stanton Welch brings his original spellbinding production back to the Wortham Center.

03/03/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Slideshow

Houston Ballet Ball: Enchantment

A truly enchanting evening to benefit the Houston Ballet.

03/01/2017 With Liz Lopez

Slideshow

Ballet Ball Underwriters Event

A night featuring a sneak preview of jewelry that will used in a silent auction to benefit the Houston Ballet.

02/09/2017 With Liz Lopez

Slideshow

Houston Ballet's Jubilee of Dance Onstage Dinner

Dinner raises nearly $150,000 to further the mission of Houston Ballet

12/07/2016 With Cecily Roberts

Culture Compass

Meet the Houston Ballet's Only Bayou City-Born Principal Dancer

Jared Matthews tapped into dance at an early age—8, as a matter of fact.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Ballet

Houston Ballet Gets A Makeover, Starting With New Director of Production

Andrew Nielsen leaves San Francisco to join Houston's ballet community.

05/19/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Arts & Rec

Get Out: The Houston Ballet at Miller Outdoor Theater

A free ballet performance is just one reason to visit Hermann Park.

05/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

On Their Toes

How Does a Houston Ballerina Inspire a Dessert?

Houstonia looks behind a collaboration between Fluff Bake Bar and the Houston Ballet.

04/07/2016 By Alice Levitt

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 25–27

Matthew Morrison sings at Jones Hall, Dance Salad Festival returns, Grounded opens at Alley Theatre, Goldfinger plays at MFAH, Project Row Houses' Round 44 tackles social change.

03/23/2016 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 26–28

Houston Symphony plays Benny Goodman's hits, artist MPA takes us on a trip to Mars, the Rodeo kicks off with the Bar-B-Que Championship, The Sleeping Beauty twirls into the Houston Ballet, and pianist Christopher McKiggan plays a dual piano set.

02/24/2016 By Nick Esquer

Ballet

Getting Top Honors with Grace and Poise

Teen ballet sensation Madison Young brings home top honors from prestigious Prix de Lausanne competition.

02/19/2016 By Nick Esquer

Ballet

'Tis the Season: The Nutcracker

From Houston's longest running productions to one-night-only events, we round up a list of where to see Tchaikovsky's timeless Christmas ballet classic.

11/26/2015 By Katricia Lang

Ballet

End of an Era

A holiday tradition for the past 10 years, we take a closer look at the talented young dancer who captivated audiences in her decade-long run as Clara in The Nutcracker.

11/17/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Dance

As If You Were On Fire From Within

Ballet meets technology in Daniil Simkin’s Intensio.

10/30/2015 By Andrea Siso

Design

Dreaming Up a Classic

Concept illustrator Carl Sprague leans on tradition for Moscow Ballet's The Nutcracker.

10/27/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Dance

Tragedy Loves (Dance) Company

NYC dance troupe Ballet Hispanico brings passion to life with a new version of Carmen.

10/13/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 25-27

Rice University Undergraduate Opera Workshop, METdance season opener at Miller, Comedy Get Down at Toyota Center, Da Camera's Snapshots of America and Russian Grand Ballet's Swan Lake at Stafford Centre.

09/23/2015 By Nick Esquer

Ballet

A Reckless Path

Houston Ballet Principal Yuriko Kajiya takes on love, lust and betrayal in Manon.

09/08/2015 By Adam Castañeda