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CURRENT PRESS RELEASES

2024 - 2025 Season Roster

HOUSTON, TEXAS [June 10, 2024] Houston Ballet Artistic Directors Julie Kent and Stanton Welch AM proudly announce the 2024 - 2025 roster of its professional company at Houston Ballet’s Margaret Alkek Williams Center for Dance.

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Houston Ballet Presents Meyerling and Four Seasons

HOUSTON, TX – [May 1, 2024] Houston Ballet concludes Artistic Director Stanton Welch AM’s emerald season with two phenomenal productions that demonstrate the world-renowned caliber of choreographers from legend to the emerging choreographers of our time.

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Houston Ballet Presents Cinderella and Bespoke

HOUSTON, TX – [February 6, 2024] – Houston Ballet presents Stanton Welch’s Cinderella (February 22 - March 3), an unconventional interpretation that incorporates various versions of the age-old classic fairytale. Bespoke (March 7 - 17) comprises of three never-before-seen performances on the Wortham Theater stage, including two Houston Ballet premieres; Stanton Welch’s Bespoke and Jiří Kylián’s Overgrown Path, as well as Tim Harbour’s return of Filigree and Shadow

 

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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 2024 - 2025 Season Announced

HOUSTON, TEXAS FEBRUARY 22, 2024 — Artistic Directors Julie Kent and Stanton Welch AM proudly unveil the 2024 – 2025 season with three mixed repertory programs along with three story ballets. This upcoming season continues to exemplify why Houston Ballet is a top-tier dance company and a hub for world-renowned artists setting the stage for Houston as a mecca for global talent.

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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, 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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