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

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug. 28-30

Ferris Bueller's Day Off at Hotel Derek, Matthew Salesses' reading at Brazos, NobleMotion Dance's Storm Front, Venezuelan violinist Eddy Marcano and 22nd Annual Theater District Open House

08/26/2015 By Nick Esquer

Dance

Shadow Play

A one-night-only dance homage to the renowned Shadow Monsters exhibit

08/25/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Dance

Pointes East

Asia Society Texas premieres Japanese-based ballet Tsuru.

06/23/2015 By Adam Castañeda

Performance Review

The Taming of the Shrew: Summer Love on Revue

A lighthearted rendition of Shakespeare's battle of the sexes from Houston Ballet

06/16/2015 By Nick Esquer

Pointe on Point

Touring the Houston Ballet Center for Dance

We go behind the curtain.

06/02/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Dance

Ballet Briefing

The debut of Morris, Welch & Kylián.

05/29/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 15-17

Featuring NKOTB, Houston Ballet, Asia Fest and Parks & Recreation.

05/13/2015 By Maggie Berardo