There are lots of holiday shows in Houston, Ell agrees, but none is quite like VauLt’s. “We use space in an unconventional and exciting way,” she says. “Who else regularly uses the air space while presenting a performing art? We do lots of work in the air.” The VauLt Holiday Show includes a total of eight newly created works, most with holiday music. Along with Ell, almost a dozen choreographers have contributed to the show. There’s Emma Foster and Erin Garrett (mixed apparatus); Christian Scott (fabric); Adam Skidmore (lyra); and Melanie Bell (trapeze). Performers, among them several recognizable names in the Houston arts scene, include Toni Valle, Abby Flowers and Fernando Garcia.
7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Spring Street Studios, 1824 Spring Street. For information, call 713-880-8161 or visit vaulthouston.com. $20.
Fri., Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m.; Sat., Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m., 2014