Guest writer: Soloist Nao Kusuzaki In New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made, oh There’s nothing you can’t do, now you’re in New York These streets will make you feel brand new Big lights will inspire you, let’s hear it for New York New York, New York -Empire State of Mind, Jay-Z Principal … More Recap from Joyce Theater Tour
Houston Ballet is currently performing for the first time at The Joyce Theater in New York from October 11-16. What will the lucky New York audiences get to see? Jorma Elo’s innovative ONE/end/ONE, Christopher Bruce’s Hush and Jiří Kylián’s Falling Angels. ONE/end/ONE and Hush were both created on Houston Ballet dancers and Falling Angels, set … More Off to the Joyce!
Guest writer: Lorena Capellan, PR intern Costume designer Holly Hynes has worked closely with choreographer Jorma Elo to create costumes for his newest ballet, ONE/end/ONE, to be premiered by Houston Ballet in late May. Holly Hynes served as director of costumes at the New York City Ballet for over 20 years and has been entrusted … More Houston Ballet brings new tutus to the stage with the help of Holly Hynes
Guest writer: Lori Lang, PR intern We are so excited to introduce the newest member of our company, first soloist Danielle Rowe! Danielle joins Houston Ballet from The Australian Ballet just in time to perform in Stanton Welch’s Marie. Onstage, critics have praised her “seductive assurance” and “transfixing vigour”. Here, Danielle tells us a little … More Q&A with New First Soloist Danielle Rowe
Rocco Landesman, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, today announced that Houston Ballet has been approved for a grant of $50,000 to support the world premiere of a new work by the celebrated Finnish choreographer Jorma Elo and the American premiere of Christopher Bruce’s Grinning in Your Face, two works featured as part … More Houston Ballet will receive $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts!