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  • Houston Ballet - Poetry in Motion

    Sep 8 - 17, 2017

  • Houston Ballet - Mayerling

    Sep 21 - Dec 1, 2017

  • Houston Ballet: The Nutcracker

    Nov 24 - Dec 28, 2017

  • Houston Ballet: Swan Lake

    Feb 22 - Mar 4, 2018

  • Houston Ballet - Rock, Roll, and Tutus

    Mar 8 - 18, 2018

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Houston Ballet - Poetry in Motion

September 8 - 17, 2017

Join Houston Ballet for this delightfully pitched mixed repertory that celebrates some of the most interesting and iconic choreographers of this and the last century. Led by George Balanchine's ravishing Symphony in C and ending in a Houston Ballet premiere by Stanton Welch, fans of contemporary ballet will not want to miss this evocative showcase of the company's extensive talents.

Houston Ballet - Mayerling Poster

Houston Ballet - Mayerling

September 21 - December 1, 2017

Houston Ballet continues their commitment to presenting innovative and powerful pieces by becoming the first American company to stage this production of ballet legend Sir Kenneth MacMillan's compelling Mayerling. An adaptation of the true tale of a tragic murder-suicide in the heart of Vienna in 1889, Mayerling is a lavish affair set to a powerful score by John Lanchbery from compositions by Franz Liszt.

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Houston Ballet: The Nutcracker

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November 24 - December 28, 2017

This revered Christmas tradition receives a new lease on life in this new production by Stanton Welch! A true holiday ballet for the entire family, The Nutcracker is the perfect way to introduce young children to the power and beauty of classical dance. Join Clara on her unforgettable journey as she travels to the Land of Snow and the Kingdom of Sweets, and marvel as the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Nutcracker Prince dance the final pas de deux with grace and romance.

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Houston Ballet: Swan Lake

February 22 - March 4, 2018

Houston Ballet brings the story of tragic maiden Odette, who is turned into a swan by and evil Knight, and her prince charming who must try to save her, to life in a theatrically lush staging that aims to make Swan Lake relevant for a new generation of audiences.

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Houston Ballet - Rock, Roll, and Tutus

March 8 - 18, 2018

From the physical extremes of Australian choreographer, Tim Harbour's high-energy Filigree and Shadow to the affectionate documentary style of Alexander Ekman's Tulle this kinetic program displays the breath of what ballet can do. All company premieres and one world premiere, this is a must for fans who enjoy new perceptions of this most traditional artform.

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Wortham Center, 500 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX 77002

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