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Ballet: Divergence
Dancer: Nozomi Iijima
Photo by: Amitava Sarkar

Rock, Roll & Tutus

"If this is 21st century ballet, bring it on." - Houston Chronicle

Click below to watch an interview with Stanton Welch
about Rock, Roll & Tutus:

Houston Ballet's Rock, Roll & Tutus

Contemporary ballet has come of age, and it's looking better than ever. At 20 years old, Christopher Bruce's Rooster is still rocking audiences around the world. It's a fast-paced romp of machismo and nostalgia set to eight classic tracks by The Rolling Stones. Also on the program are two ballets by artistic director Stanton Welch: Tapestry, a world premiere choreographed to Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5, and Divergence, the explosive ballet that put him on the international map.

7:30 PM on March 8, 10, 16, 17, 2012
2:00 PM on March 11, 18, 2012

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Tapestry (World Premiere)
Music: Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5
Choreography: Stanton Welch
Costumes: Holly Hynes

Music: The Rolling Stones
Choreography: Christopher Bruce

Music: Georges Bizet
Choreography: Stanton Welch

Age Recommendation: at least 5 years of age

*TOTAL RUN TIME: 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Performance in the Brown Theater at Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas Street at Smith Street.

Generously Underwritten by:
Beirne, Maynard & Parsons LLP