James Gotesky and Amy Fote in Madame Butterfly
James Gotesky and Amy Fote in Madame Butterfly
Photo by Amitava Sarkar

The 2016 Houston Press Arts Guide: Dance Listings

Put on your dancing shoes. Or at least get your binoculars in order. Here's some of the upcoming dance events in Houston's 2016-17 season. 

September 4
Bollywood Blast — Kaleidoscope
Indian Performing Arts — Samskriti
Miller Outdoor Theatre
832-487-7102 | milleroutdoortheatre.com

September 8, 10, 11, 16-18
Director’s Choice: American Ingenuity
Houston Ballet
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-2787 | houstonballet.org

September 9
East End Table
East End Foundation
The Pilot on Navigation
713-928-9916 | eastendfoundation.org

September 15
El Grito at Miller Featuring Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano
Miller Outdoor Theatre and Consulate General of Mexico in Houston
Miller Outdoor Theatre
832-487-7102 | milleroutdoortheatre.com

September 16
Dance Infusion Open Rehearsal
Uptown Dance Company
Uptown Dance Centre
713-686-0334 | uptowndance.org

September 16
The Gypsy Caravan
Indo-American Association - Houston
Wortham Theater Center
832-487-7041 | iaahouston.com

September 20
Swing, Jive & Pop! Into Dance
METdance
Miller Outdoor Theatre
832-487-7102 | milleroutdoortheatre.com

September 22, 24, 25, 30, October 1, 2
Madame Butterfly
Houston Ballet
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-2787 | houstonballet.org

September 23-24
Dance Infusion 2016
Uptown Dance Company
The MATCH
713-686-0334 | uptowndance.org

September 23
Dancing Under the Stars
Sugar Land Town Square
Sugar Land
sugarlandtownsquare.com

September 23
David Parsons Dance
Society for the Performing Arts
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-4772 | spahouston.org

September 23
METdance Season Kickoff
Discovery Green
713-400-7336 | discoverygreen.com

September 24
Salsa y Salud
Foundation for Modern Music
Miller Outdoor Theatre
832-487-7102 | milleroutdoortheatre.com

September 30
Classic FLY
FLY Dance Company
Miller Outdoor Theatre
713-835-5499 | flydancecompany.com

October 1
CORE Presents Dance From Israel
CORE Performance Company
Miller Outdoor Theatre
832-487-7102 | milleroutdoortheatre.com

October 7-8
BEETHOVEN RECNSTRCTD
Ash Danceworks
The MATCH
713-449-8375 | matchouston.org

October 7
Sleeping Beauty, presented by the Russian Grand Ballet
Stafford Centre Performing Arts Theatre & Convention Center
Stafford
281-208-6900 | staffordcentre.ticketforce.com

October 14
Dancing Under the Stars
Sugar Land Town Square
Sugar Land
sugarlandtownsquare.com

October 19
Swing, Jive & Pop! Into Dance
METdance
Miller Outdoor Theatre
832-487-7102 | milleroutdoortheatre.com

October 21
Calavera Rendezvous
MECA Performing Arts
MECA Auditorium
713-802-9370 | meca-houston.org

October 21-22
Splendid China XI
Dance of Asian America
Miller Outdoor Theatre
832-487-7102 | milleroutdoortheatre.com

October 20-22
DEEP: Seaspace
Karen Stokes Dance
The Hobby Center
713-409-2838 | karenstokesdance.org

October 29-30
MECA Día de los Muertos Festival
MECA Performing Arts
713-802-9370 | meca-houston.org

November 5
Tommy Tune Tonight
Miller Outdoor Theatre
832-487-7102 | milleroutdoortheatre.com

November 10
Reaching Out
METdance
Berry Center, Cypress
713-522-6375 | METdance.org/Reachingout

November 17-18
Dance Concert
The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts
713-742-2750 | hspvaboxoffice.com

November 17-19
Breaking Borders
METdance
The MATCH
713-521-4533 | matchouston.org

November 17-20
Fall Show
FrenetiCore Dance
Pilot on Navigation
832-649-2096 | freneticore.net

November 25-December 27
The Nutcracker
Houston Ballet
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-2787 | houstonballet.org

November 26-27
33rd Annual Production of The Nutcracker
Houston Dance Theatre
Westfield High School, Geiger Performing Arts Center
281-444-9698 | houstondancetheatre.org

December 1-11
The Nutcracker Suite
Uptown Dance Company
Uptown Dance Centre
713-686-0334 | uptowndance.org

December 2
Emerging Choreographers Showcase
University of Houston School of Theatre & Dance
Wortham Theatre, 133 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts
713-743-2929 | uh.edu/class/theatre-and-dance

December 2
Jubilee of Dance
Houston Ballet
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-2787 | houstonballet.org

December 3
Holiday Dance Showcase
Sugar Land Town Square
Sugar Land
sugarlandtownsquare.com

December 4
Open House Performance
MET too Youth Company
The MATCH
713-521-4533 | matchouston.org

December 8-10
Works by Laura Harrell and Maggie Lasher
Pilot Theater Artist Board
Pilot on Navigation
832-649-2096 | freneticore.net

December 12
Fiesta Guadalupana
MECA Performing Arts
713-802-9370 | meca-houston.org

December 16
La Posada in the Old Sixth Ward
MECA Performing Arts
MECA Lobby Gallery
713-802-9370 | meca-houston.org

January 12-February 12
Dance Month at Kaplan Theatre
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston
713-729-3200 | erjcchouston.org

Balé Folclórico da Bahia
Balé Folclórico da Bahia
Photo by Vinicius Lima

January 13
Balé Folclórico da Bahia
Society for the Performing Arts
Jones Hall
713-227-4772 | spahouston.org

January 20
Pilobolus: Shadowland
Society for the Performing Arts
Jones Hall
713-227-4772 | spahouston.org

January 22
Ariel Rivka Dance
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston
713-729-3200 | erjcchouston.org

January 28
Houston Choreographers X6
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston
713-729-3200 | erjcchouston.org

February 3-4
Mountains Are Mountains, Three New Works by Farrell Dyde
Farrell Dyde Dance Theatre
The MATCH
713-521-4533 | farrelldyde.org

February 9-11
DUO
METdance
Hub Studio
713-522-6375 | METdance.org/DUO

February 10-12
STOMP
Society for the Performing Arts
Jones Hall
713-227-4772 | spahouston.org

February 11
And Still You Must Swing
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston

713-729-3200 | erjcchouston.org

February 11
DUO too
MET too Youth Company
Hub Studio
713-522-6375 | METdance.org/DUO

February 17-18
Performing Asia: Life Interrupted
CORE Performance Group
Asia Society Texas Center
713-496-9901 | asiasociety.org/texas

March 2, 4, 5, 10-12
Cinderella
Houston Ballet
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-2787 | houstonballet.org

March 3
Spring Fusion Dance Festival
Uptown Dance Company
Uptown Dance Centre
713-686-0334 | uptowndance.org

March 4
Spring Fusion Dance Gala
Uptown Dance Company
Uptown Dance Centre
713-686-0334 | uptowndance.org

March 9-10
Dance Spring Concert
The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts
713-742-2750 | hspvaboxoffice.com

March 16, 18, 19, 24-26
Director’s Choice: Legends and Prodigy
Houston Ballet
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-2787 | houstonballet.org

March 18
42nd Street
The Grand 1894 Opera House
Galveston
800-821-1894 | thegrand.com

March 24
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
Society for the Performing Arts
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-4772 | spahouston.org

March 31
Reaching Out
METdance
Berry Center, Cypress

713-522-6375 | METdance.org/Reachingout

April 7-8
Flash, performed by Rennie Harris and Michael Sakamoto
MECA Performing Arts
MECA Auditorium
713-802-9370 | meca-houston.org

April 7
United in Dance!
METdance
Wortham Theater Center
713-522-6375 | metdance.org

April 13-15
Dance Salad Festival
Dance Salad Festival
Wortham Theater Center
713-961-0566 | dancesalad.org

April 18-23
CounterCurrent17
The University of Houston Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts
Various locations
countercurrentfestival.org

April 21
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet
Society for the Performing Arts
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-4772 | spahouston.org

April 28-30
UH Dance Ensemble
University of Houston School of Theatre & Dance
Wortham Theatre, 133 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts
713-743-2929 | uh.edu/class/theatre-and-dance

May 5-6
The Orient Express
Uptown Dance Company
The Hobby Center
713-686-0334 | uptowndance.org

May 19-20
Spring Concert
MET too Youth Company
The MATCH
713-521-4533 | matchouston.org

May 20
Jessica Lang Dance
Society for the Performing Arts
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-4772 | spahouston.org

May 25, 27, 28, June 2-4
The Tempest
Houston Ballet
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-2787 | houstonballet.org

June TBD
Sizzling Summer Dance
METdance
Miller Outdoor Theatre
713-522-6375 | METdance.org

June 8, 10, 11, 16-18
La Bayadère (The Temple Dancer)
Houston Ballet
Wortham Theater Center
713-227-2787 | houstonballet.org

June 15-24
Barnstorm Dance Fest
Dance Source Houston
The MATCH
713-224-3262 | dancesourcehouston.org

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