Blog Entry – Jacob’s Pillow 2013

From June 10 – 23, two Houston Ballet II dancers have been invited to participate in the prestigious ballet program at the legendary Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival in Western Massachusetts. Ballet: Brigade; Dancers: Aoi Fujiwara and Eric White; Photo: Amitava Sarkar Aoi Fujiwara, an 18 year-old originally from Osaka, Japan who has trained at Houston … More Blog Entry – Jacob’s Pillow 2013

Houston Ballet II Steps Center Stage in Toronto

From April 28 – May 4, the dancers of Houston Ballet II will tour to Toronto to appear in the prestigious international ballet festival Assemblée Internationale 2013 (AI13) in the Betty Oliphant Theatre at 404 Jarvis Street. Houston Ballet II dancers will appear along side other young dancers from some of the world’s most elite … More Houston Ballet II Steps Center Stage in Toronto

Summer Diary Series – Joel Woellner, Houston Ballet II Dancer

Ever wondered what our Houston Ballet II company dancers do over the summer? Well, we asked HB II dancer Joel Woellner what he did over the summer. Check out this week’s entry from Joel Woellner! Enjoy! I have been reflecting on the wonderful time that I had, dancing at Jacob’s Pillow Dance in June this … More Summer Diary Series – Joel Woellner, Houston Ballet II Dancer

A Word with Caue: Looking Back and What’s Next

Guest Writer: Ellie Weeks, Academy Intern Welcome back to our 2012 Summer Intensive video blog! The fifth week of Houston Ballet’s Summer Intensive Program is finishing up. The Summer Showcase is next week, and dancers are busy rehearsing for the final performance. In this week’s video, Caue, a level 8 student from Brazil, looks back … More A Word with Caue: Looking Back and What’s Next

Tour Talk with HB II students – Q&A with Liana and Joel

Guest writer: Kimberly Cedeno, Houston Ballet public relations intern Houston Ballet II is Houston Ballet’s second company and part of Houston Ballet Academy. A group of young dedicated dancers that get to experience various opportunities like touring around the U.S. This Sunday, January 22 HB II will be in Alexandria, Louisiana performing at Coughlin-Saunders Performing … More Tour Talk with HB II students – Q&A with Liana and Joel

One Man Show

Guest writer: Brian Walker, production manager This season is the first time that Houston Ballet II has had full touring engagements.  In previous years, the HBIIs performed around town and for a couple of seasons in Brenham.  We made the decision to try to offer the second company as a an alternative to the full … More One Man Show