Who were the women who inspired George Balanchine’s Jewels?

Guest writer: Sarah Meals, marketing manager There are mixed reports on what exactly inspired George Balanchine to choreograph his three-act abstract ballet Jewels.  Some texts say he admired the famous Van Cleef and Arpels jewelry firm, and the gemstones were the actual inspiration for the movement.  Other texts say the ballet had nothing to do… More Who were the women who inspired George Balanchine’s Jewels?

Report from New York’s Fall for Dance Festival

Guest writer: Andrew Edmonson, director of marketing and public relations The Lone Star State took center stage on Tuesday night at Fall for Dance, New York’s most popular dance festival which officially launches the new arts season in Manhattan.  Houston Ballet was one of five companies featured on the fourth program of Fall for Dance, running… More Report from New York’s Fall for Dance Festival