Raising the Barre

Sunday, April 23, 2023

Dr. Liliana Soltero & Dr. Michael Hawkins and Mitchell B. George & Stanley Curtis, Jr., Co-Chairs

Raising the Barre, one of Houston Ballet’s most exciting spring traditions, brings a dining experience unlike any other in Houston! Top Houston chefs join Houston Ballet Company dancers in creating a fabulous multi-course dinner in support of Houston Ballet’s mission. Hear directly from the chefs and dancers on what inspired each course.

Onstage Dinner


Elise & Russell Joseph and Jennifer & Christopher Laporte, Co-Chairs

Please join us for Opening Night Onstage Dinner and celebrate the opening night soiree with a dinner on the Wortham stage immediately following A Midsummer Night's Dream, an enchanting introduction to a new year of performances.

Ballet Ball

Saturday, February 4, 2023

Allison and Troy Thacker, Chairmen

Hallie Vanderhider, Honoree

Thank you to everyone who supported the 2023 Houston Ballet Ball on Saturday, February 4. The evening raised nearly $1.5 million in support of Houston Ballet's mission to inspire a lasting love and appreciation for dance through artistic excellence, exhilarating performances, innovative choreography and superb educational programs!

Nutcracker Market

November 9-12, 2023

NRG Center


Photo Gallery

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For questions and inquiries about Houston Ballet's special events, please contact: Katie Waller at 713.535.3230 or kwaller@houstonballet.org.