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CURRENT PRESS RELEASES

Houston Ballet Welcomes Angelo Greco as Principal

HOUSTON, TEXAS - [APRIL 16, 2024] —Stanton Welch AM proudly announce the addition of Angelo Greco as a Principal Dancer joining the Company in the upcoming 2024 – 2025 season.

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Houston Ballet Announces Simon Thew as New Music Director

HOUSTON, TEXAS - [October 23, 2023 - The 2024 – 2025 season at Houston Ballet begins with Australian Conductor Simon Thew’s appointment as Music Director and Chief Conductor, effective July 1, 2024. 

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HOUSTON BALLET OPENS STANTON WELCH’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON

HOUSTON, TX  [August 16, 2023] – Houston Ballet opens its 2023 – 2024 season full of celebration and creative storytelling with the much-anticipated return of choreographer legend John Neumeier’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, September 8 – 17 and triple bill, Tutu September 21 - October 1.

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Maestro Ermanno Florio Celebrates the 2023 - 2024 Season as His Final in the Role of Music Director

HOUSTON, TX – [June 20, 2023] – After 32 years as Music Director of Houston Ballet, Ermanno Florio will step down from his position at the end of the 2023 – 2024 season.

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HOUSTON BALLET PROUDLY ANNOUNCES ITS 2023 – 2024 SEASON ROSTER

HOUSTON, TEXAS [July 27, 2023] — Houston Ballet is thrilled to announce its 2023 – 2024 roster and the highly-anticipated return of its professional company to Houston Ballet’s Margaret Alkek Williams Center for Dance. The Company welcomes the return of 49 dancers along with nine new additions.

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Houston Ballet proudly announces its 2023-2024 Season, celebrating Stanton Welch AM’s 20th anniversary as Artistic Director of the Company

[February 8, 2023] - The season highlights Welch’s dedication to growing Houston Ballet’s repertoire to include works from some of the most notable choreographers in dance history, as well as fostering up-and-coming creators.

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Houston Ballet is thrilled to welcome Julie Kent to Houston Ballet

[October 22, 2022] - Houston Ballet proudly announces Julie Kent as Co-Artistic Director, who will begin her new role in collaboration with Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch AM in July of 2023.

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Houston Ballet Welcomes Associate Conductor Simon Thew

[September 20, 2022] - Over the last decade, Houston Ballet has worked with a variety of esteemed guest conductors, making Simon the first official Associate Conductor of the Ballet.

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