Subject:

Dance Troupes and Companies

  • Culture

    December 20, 2007

    The Nutcracker

    This ballet is what it is, and that ain't bad

  • Culture

    March 3, 2005

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Calendar

    December 9, 2004

    The Prince of Pliés

    Ballet superstud Marcelo Gomes prances in for The Nutcracker

  • Culture

    June 17, 2004

    Comedy Central

    Houston Ballet lightens up with La Fille Mal Gardée

  • Culture

    June 3, 2004

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Dining

    September 27, 2001

    Chain for Fools

    Houston versus Dallas: We're family-run; they're chained up.

  • News

    August 2, 2001

    Forever On His Toes

    Ben Stevenson has built Houston Ballet into one of the biggest companies in the country. So why does his job often seem in jeopardy?

  • News

    March 8, 2001

    Politics of the Dance

    A backstage struggle between Stevenson and a managing director splits the ballet

  • Calendar

    November 30, 2000

    Nuts About the Nut

    A Christmas cash cow

  • Film

    May 11, 2000

    On Their Toes

    Filmmakers return ballet, with all its metaphorical foreplay and backstage romance, to Center Stage

  • Calendar

    April 27, 2000
  • Culture

    March 2, 2000

    Earthy Rhythms

    All classicism aside, it's the modern folk dances that carry Houston Ballet's mixed repertory

  • Culture

    April 15, 1999
  • Calendar

    October 15, 1998

    Night & Day

    October 15 - 21, 1998

  • Culture

    June 19, 1997

    Final Curtain

    Don Quixote returns, as Rachel Beard says good-bye

  • Culture

    May 1, 1997
  • Culture

    April 3, 1997
  • Culture

    October 17, 1996
  • Culture

    September 12, 1996

    Something Different

    The Houston Ballet ventures deep into Balanchine territory

  • Calendar

    April 11, 1996
  • Culture

    December 7, 1995
  • Culture

    September 14, 1995

    Merry Window Dressing

    The Merry Widow proves to be more about sparkle and spectacle than dance

  • Culture

    May 11, 1995

    Baryshnikov's Baby

    White Oak may be billed as a group project, but there's no question who's the star

  • Culture

    September 29, 1994

    Three to the Beat

    Peter Martins' Waltz Project gets its Houston debut

  • News

    April 14, 1994
  • News

    March 31, 1994

    Hard Times at the Ballet

    When the dancers of the Houston Ballet learned their artistic director, Ben Stevenson, had been forced into a medical leave, they had to wonder: were there problems ahead?

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