Right before starting her first season with Houston Ballet as an apprentice, Deanna Pearson traveled to Instanbul, Turkey to compete in the Instanbul International Ballet Competition (IBC). The competition takes place every summer with dancers coming from all parts of the world to compete. Ms. Pearson performed at her best and earned a glorious Silver… More Dancer Diary: Houston Ballet Apprentice Deanna Pearson shares her amazing achievement in Instanbul, Turkey
Houston Ballet Academy students Tyler Donatelli, who is 17 and from Huntington Beach, California, and Michael Ryan, who is 17 and a native of Plano, Texas, have been accepted into the prestigious international ballet competition Prix de Lausanne in Switzerland January 26 – February 1. Dancers: Michael Ryan and Tyler Donatelli; Photo by Cameron Durham… More Academy Students Leap On To World Stage At Prix De Lausanne Competition In Switzerland
Dance Advantage is starting their 2nd annual Top Dance Blog Competition and Houston Ballet is throwing their hat in the ring! So how can Houston Ballet be listed as one of the best blogs out there? This is the best part: it’s up to YOU. Our readers, our supporters, our cheerleaders, will determine if we… More VOTE FOR US FOR DANCE ADVANTAGE’S “TOP BLOG OF 2011”!
Congratulations are in order for our three Prix de Lausanne competitors. Liana Carpio and Harper Watters advanced to the top 20 finals performance last Sunday, February 6. Mr. Watters came in sixth overall and won the Contemporary Dance Prize. You can watch (or re-watch) the 2011 finals at the Prix de Lausanne website. Read CultureMap’s… More Prix de Lausanne Follow-Up
This year three Houston Ballet II dancers have been selected to compete at the prestigious Prix de Lausanne, an international dance competition for dancers ages 15-18 who are not yet professionals. Ms. Liana Carpio, Mr. Harper Watters, and Mr. Masahiro Haneji will represent the Houston Ballet Academy. This is what Ms. Carpio had to say… More The Road to the Prix de Lausanne