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Houston Ballet Principals Karina González as Princess Aurora and Connor Walsh as Prince Florimund in Ben Stevenson ’s The Sleeping Beauty.
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Houston Ballet Principals Karina González as Princess Aurora and Connor Walsh as Prince Florimund in Ben Stevenson ’s The Sleeping Beauty.

Sleeping Beauty

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Choreographer: Ben Stevenson O.B.E Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky The Sleeping Beauty marked a pivotal moment in the career of Artistic Director Emeritus Ben Stevenson O.B.E, premiering in 1967 in London. Recognized as a supreme achievement of classical ballet, this production of the French fairytale was first staged in 1978 and revamped in 1990 to grace the grand stage of the Wortham Theater Center. Stevenson’s rendition unfolds the timeless tale of the princess, Aurora, cursed by the malevolent fairy, Carabosse.Set and costume designer Desmond Heeley adorns the stage with opulent sets and dazzling attire.