2019-2020 Full Season
Join us as we celebrate 50 years of creativity with classics like Ben Stevenson’s The Sleeping Beauty and Stanton Welch’s Romeo and Juliet and world premieres from famed choreographers such as Trey McIntyre, Arthur Pita and Zhang Disha. Houston Ballet 50th anniversary season is one of celebration. Celebration for all that we have achieved. Celebration of all that is yet to come.
Subscribing to the full season today secures a discount of more than 17% off standard pricing. Additionally, you’ll receive priority seating to our beloved add-on productions of The Nutcracker, Margaret Alkek Williams Jubilee of Dance, and Academy Spring Showcase.
Create your Tradition
Snowflakes. Sword fights. Dancing dolls. A Christmas tree that reaches the sky. Stanton Welch’s opulent production of The Nutcracker is the biggest and most splendid ever staged. In this, the most traditional holiday tale, Clara and Drosselmeyer travel together to the Land of the Sweets where the Sugar Plum Fairy is reunited with her prince – and where the magic happens. With grand sets and stunning costumes, The Nutcracker features the entire company of dancers as well as many Academy students playing hundreds of fun and exciting roles.
Margaret Alkek Williams Jubilee of Dance
A Celebration of Artistry
This 50th Anniversary Jubilee of Dance promies to be even more spectacular than ever. With spoken narative and exquisite dance, the evening will present a glimpse into the history of the Comapny, as told by some of the most beloved artists. There will be tributes to Houston Ballet legends and showcase works the current and future stars. Reserve your seats early, for the Jubilee of Dance is an evening not to be missed.
Special thanks to Margaret Alkek Williams for endowing this annual gala performance.
Academy Spring Showcase
Stars in the Making
They’ve performed on stages in Australia, Guatemala, Hungary and Mexico, and have been honored at the Prix de Lausanne in Switzerland. In fact, these young dancers are so exceptionally skilled, it’s hard to believe they’re students. Yet they all train at Houston Ballet Academy. Whether they’re performing scenes from well-known ballets or new works created especially for them, the talented dancers represent the future of ballet, a future that looks to be very bright indeed. Its a must-see to experience the stars of tomorrow.