The Ballerina’s Legacy of GISELLE

Artistic Director Stanton Welch has crafted a new production of Giselle with sets and costume designs by Roberta Guidi di Bagno. For this production, Mr. Welch handpicked principal dancer Yuriko Kajiya as his muse for the iconic role of Giselle. For this blog post we’ll be digging into our archives to showcase four of the past Houston Ballet ballerinas who’ve portrayed Giselle, the loving country girl and supernatural wili. … More The Ballerina’s Legacy of GISELLE

Zodiac Costumer Designer – Eduardo Sicangco

By Kalyn Oden, PR Intern   The stunning costumes and magical sets just appear for each performance, right? This thought might have crossed your mind a time or two but I am here to discuss the detailed thought process in the costume design process that took place for Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch’s world… More Zodiac Costumer Designer – Eduardo Sicangco

ETUDES: PRECISION, ELEGANCE, & PERFECTION

By Kalyn Oden, PR Intern One, two, three! One, two, three! Those are not only counts but also the number of ballets to be presented during Houston Ballet’s spring mixed repertory program “Modern Masters” from March 12-22, 2015. The program features George Balanchine’s Ballo della Regina, Spanish choreographer Nacho Duato’s poignant Jardí Tancat, and Harald… More ETUDES: PRECISION, ELEGANCE, & PERFECTION

Making Magic Happen Behind The Scenes In New York At The Joyce Theater

Houston Ballet has been extremely busy during the month of October, preparing for two major tours: to New York’s Joyce Theater from October 22-27; and to the Theatre des Champs Elysees in Paris, France October 31 – November 4. Image Courtesy of Houston Ballet Over the last decade Houston Ballet’s Director of Production Brian Walker… More Making Magic Happen Behind The Scenes In New York At The Joyce Theater

Reflection – Goals You Set for Yourself: Jonathan Vecseri!

Guest Writer: Kate Owen, Academy Intern Tuesday July 23, 2013 Jonathan is a 16 year old level 6 student from Houston, Texas. Jonathan has been dancing for 3 years at the Ballet Center of Houston and with Houston Repertoire Ballet. He has been in ballets such as Nutcracker, Midsummer Nights Dream, Cinderella, and Storybook. Other… More Reflection – Goals You Set for Yourself: Jonathan Vecseri!

Round 2 of Dance Advantage’s Top Blogs of 2011 Competition Starts Today

We made it to Round 2 of Dance Advantage’s Top Blogs of 2011! Thanks to our readers who commented, En Pointe with Houston Ballet is now in the running for best Dance Organization/Dancer Blog. So how can you help us win the top spot? Click on the Vote button below and be sure to select… More Round 2 of Dance Advantage’s Top Blogs of 2011 Competition Starts Today