New York City Ballet

  • Culture

    December 20, 2012

    Cathy Rigby Flying High

    60-year-old soars in Peter Pan.

  • Culture

    September 30, 2010

    Abstract Art

    With Houston Ballet's gorgeous Jewels, no plot is no problem.

  • Culture

    December 20, 2007

    The Nutcracker

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

  • Culture

    May 31, 2007

    Houston Ballet Premieres

    Three Houston Ballet premieres make welcome additions to the repertory

  • Culture

    June 3, 2004

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    March 6, 2003

    Men in Tights

    Houston Ballet buckles under the weight of Balanchine

  • Culture

    December 5, 2002

    A Nut for Nostalgia

    Houston Ballet's Nutcracker has nothing new to say, but it's fun anyway

  • Calendar

    May 23, 2002

    Steppin' Wolf

    Choreographer Natalie Weir prefers the collaborative approach

  • 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?

  • Film

    May 11, 2000

    On Their Toes

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

  • 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

    October 17, 1996
  • Culture

    September 12, 1996

    Something Different

    The Houston Ballet ventures deep into Balanchine territory

  • News

    May 16, 1996

    Soles on Ice

    For 20 years, prima ballerina Janie Parker's feet have been harnessed to the Houston Ballet. In one more month, she plans to set them free.

  • Culture

    March 14, 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

    March 2, 1995
  • Culture

    September 29, 1994

    Three to the Beat

    Peter Martins' Waltz Project gets its Houston debut

  • Culture

    March 31, 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?