A sweet Yuletide suite

Houston Ballet Offering Bayou City New Holiday Treat with Nutcracker Sweets

The virtual production combines footage from old company performances of the Tchaikovsky holiday ballet with new dances set to favorite seasonal songs and carols.

12/15/2020 By Adrianne Reece

Holiday Treats

Houston Ballet Is Bringing Its Classic Christmas Show into the Digital Age with Nutcracker Sweets

While the company has also cancelled in-person shows through June 2021, it will be creating new online programming in its place.

11/18/2020 By Emma Schkloven

No, Wait, November?

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Nov 6–8

Country stylings, printmaking, and dance on film.

11/06/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Chaînés into changes

Houston Ballet's Ian Casady Leaps into a New Role after Taking His Final Bow

One of his first jobs as the newly named Ballet Master? Getting fans ready for the Ballet’s digital season opener.

10/09/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Find a unicorn

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Oct 9–11

So much art. So little time.

10/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Shop ‘til you drop … on the couch

The Nutcracker Market Moves Online This November

You’ll have a whole month to get your holiday shopping done, though.

09/16/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Ballet Blues

Houston Ballet Cancels The Nutcracker

The beloved dance company announces 2020-2021 season changes, staff cuts.

07/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Dancing on my own

Use Facebook To Dance Your Way Through Quarantine

Houston Ballet and others go online with their best moves.

03/27/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Let's Shop!

Houston Ballet's Spring Nutcracker Market Is Now Open Online

Cool news: 100 percent of proceeds will support the vendors.

03/26/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

"Oh, you pretty things"

Houston Ballet Staging Company's 150th World Premiere as Part of Forged in Houston

NOTE: This event has been postponed until May due to COVID19.

03/12/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

City of Dreams

Finding Home a World Away: South America

Four South American immigrants share their stories.

03/02/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp and Erica Hernandez

On the town

What to Do and See This Month, From Post Malone to Paw Patrol

Plus, Whitney Cummings and WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley.

03/02/2020 By Chris Gray

Glitz and Gold

Houston Ballet Celebrates Its Golden Anniversary With a Party for the Ages

The ball at the Wortham Theater Center raised almost $1.8 million.

02/28/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Of Roses and Spindles

Ben Stevenson’s Landmark Sleeping Beauty Returns to the Stage

Houston Ballet's romantic fairy tale set to Tchaikovsky's thrilling score is sure to enchant.

02/26/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

On the Town

What to Do and See This Month, from Goya to Celine Dion

Plus Whiskey Myers and Ann Curry.

01/30/2020 Edited by Chris Gray

The Year in Review

12 Outstanding Houston Arts Events of 2019

A look back at the shows, performances, and creations that rocked our world this year.

12/31/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Yuletide Is Gonna Get You

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 20-22

Christmas is here, so you might as well get on board!

12/20/2019 By Dianna Wray

A Leaping Good Time

Houston Ballet Marks 50 Years of Excellence

Jubilee of Dance recalls the company’s storied past and celebrates its bright future.

12/10/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Hold Onto Your Walnuts

Here's How Y'all Sleighed Slayed the Nutcracker Market This Year

Merchandise sales from more than 107,000 shoppers exceeded $20.4 million at this year's 39th annual holiday shopping bonanza.

12/09/2019 By Josh Davis

A Sugarplum of a Show

Houston Ballet’s ​The Nutcracker​ Is Just As Enchanting As Ever

This is Stanton Welch’s Christmas gift to Houston.

12/04/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez