Student Rush Policy

COLLEGE STUDENT DISCOUNT TICKETS FOR HOUSTON BALLET PERFORMANCES

At select performances, college students may purchase rush tickets for $10.00 in the 90 minutes prior to the start of the performance, depending upon availability as determined by management and excluding seats in both Founders Boxes and Loge Boxes.

College student rush tickets are available for select performances during Houston Ballet's regular subscription season. College student rush tickets are NOT available for EVERY performance in Houston Ballet's season. In addition, student rush tickets are NOT offered for Houston Ballet's performances of The Nutcracker, or Jubilee of Dance.

  • American Ingenuity - September 11, 2016
  • Madame Butterfly - September 25, 2016
  • Cinderella – March 4, 2017
  • Legends & Prodigy – March 19, 2017
  • The Tempest - May 28, 2017
  • La Bayadere – June 11, 2017

Each individual wishing to purchase a college student rush ticket must have an I.D. identifying them as a student (current, valid college I.D. required).

Senior Rush Policy

SENIOR DISCOUNT TICKETS FOR HOUSTON BALLET PERFORMANCES

At select performances, seniors may purchase rush tickets for $17.00 or $40.00 in the 90 minutes prior to the start of the performance, depending upon availability as determined by management.

Each individual wishing to purchase a rush ticket must have an I.D. identifying them as a senior (65 years or older), limit one ticket per I.D.  Tickets are $17.00 for Grand Tier seating and $40.00 for Orchestra Center seating.

Senior rush tickets are available for select performances during Houston Ballet's regular subscription season. Senior rush tickets are NOT available for EVERY performance in Houston Ballet's season. In addition, senior rush tickets are NOT offered for Houston Ballet's performances of The Nutcracker or Jubilee of Dance.

  • American Ingenuity - September 11, 2016
  • Madame Butterfly - September 25, 2016
  • Cinderella – March 4, 2017
  • Legends & Prodigy – March 19, 2017
  • The Tempest - May 28, 2017
  • La Bayadere – June 11, 2017

Houston Ballet does not guarantee that senior rush tickets will be offered to any performance. Houston Ballet reserves the right to cancel previously announced senior rush performances at short notice, for any reason. Please check this web page on the day of the announced senior rush to verify that senior rush tickets are still available

Under 25 Fridays

ARE YOU BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18 AND 25?

Get 1 ticket for $15 or 2 for $25 for Friday evening performances of regular season performances!

For tickets call Houston Ballet's Box Office at 713-227-2787 or visit Houston Ballet's Box Office at Wortham Theater Center in downtown Houston at 501 Texas Avenue at Smith, Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets for Under 25 Fridays go on sale one month prior to the date of the performances.

Performances available for purchase through Under 25 Fridays:

  • American Ingenuity - September 16, 2016
  • Madame Butterfly - September 30, 2016
  • Cinderella – March 10, 2017
  • Legends & Prodigy – March 24, 2017
  • The Tempest - June 2, 2017
  • La Bayadere – June 16, 2017

Not valid for performances of The Nutcracker, or the Jubilee of Dance. Offer exclusions: Subject to availability. Each attendee must present valid I.D. upon ticket retrieval.

Tickets go on sale for Under 25 Friday Performances one month prior to the date of the performance. (For example, tickets for the Under 25 Friday performance of La Bayadere on June 16, 2017 will go on sale on May 16, 2017.)

Not valid on previously purchased tickets.

Certain sections of the theater may be sold out.  If a performance is sold out, we will not be able to accommodate ticket purchases through this offer.