Review

Giselle Tells a Story of Love Personified

Houston Ballet Principals Yuriko Kajiya and Connor Walsh enchant at the helm of the season opener.

09/09/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Dance

At the Houston Ballet, Giving Dancers the Floor, and Much More

Plus, the performances we're psyched to see this season.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts

Curtain Call: The 2019 Fall Arts Guide

Everything you need to know about the season’s must-score tickets. Plus, the ovation-deserving professionals who make it all possible.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney and Chris Gray

Don't End, Summer

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, August 16–18

Book readings, dad rock outings, and more.

08/15/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Review

Stanton Welch's Marie Earns the Audience's Sympathy

Houston Ballet finds unexpected triumph in Marie Antoinette's less-than-blameless life story.

06/17/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Review

The Merry Widow Is The Rom-Com Ballet You Didn't Know You Needed

The Houston Ballet balances humor and technical prowess for an irresistible production.

06/03/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Love Street Is Back

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 17–19

Did YOU manage to get tickets to Ariana Grande?

05/16/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Remount

Coppélia Comes Back to the Wortham

Houston Ballet brings back the Nutcracker-adjacent story for the first time in a long time.

05/13/2019 By Holly Beretto

Review

Three Premieres, Three Successes at Houston Ballet

A trio of new works—including one from superstar choreographer Justin Peck—emphasizes the company's many strengths.

03/22/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Review

Houston Ballet Does Jerome Robbins Right

A trio of outstanding one-acts properly celebrates the centennial of the acclaimed choreographer's birthday.

03/08/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Review

Stanton Welch Goes Greek with Sylvia

The Houston Ballet world premiere expands on an overlooked classic to create a beautiful collage of music, costume, and choreography.

02/22/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Wings

Review: Swan Lake Soars into Jones Hall

Houston Ballet's season closer channels the Tchaikovsky classic to dazzle and delight.

06/25/2018 By Doni Wilson

Resilience

Houston Ballet Puts a Cap on Its Hurricane Exile with Play

As it closes out its year away from the Wortham, the downtown company performs a mixed repertory program devoted to resilience.

06/06/2018 By Holly Beretto

I See You

Sean Aaron Carmon Explains Why Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Is So Important

"When you don’t see anyone that resembles you doing the things that you’re training to do, it is disheartening and disappointing."

03/12/2018 By David Clarke

Tulle Makes Everything Prettier

Get an Up-Close Look at the Ballet's Most Treasured Tutus

The "From Stitch to Stage" exhibit gives Houston Ballet-goers a chance to revel at seven of the most fabulous costumes.

02/26/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Double the Sugar

What's the Big Deal About The Nutcracker?

One writer makes his first adult journey to the holiday staple. Spoiler alert: Nobody vomited.

12/15/2017 By Morgan Kinney

On Pointe

Dance Companies Converge Upon New York for Harvey Fundraising Extravaganza

“Hearts for Houston” will feature live performances by dancers from seven major companies to benefit the United Way of Greater Houston’s Harvey Relief Fund.

10/12/2017 By Morgan Kinney

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