As a frequenter of the houston ballet and the nutcracker, i was very excited for a new rendition of the ballet that got me loving the ballet. All 90 dancers, 62 musicians, 40 stagehands, and more than 125 children in two alternating casts from the school of american ballet join forces to. Stricklin said the show could not be performed last year because costumes and sets had been destroyed by flooding during hurricane harvey. The ballet academy, housed at suzannes school of dance, gives passionate dancers ages 7 and up throughout the brazos valley the opportunity to train exclusively in ballet. With that heritage as mobiles legacy studio, our ballet school is home to the regions foremost training in classical ballet and more. Houston ballet nutcracker market 2014 time lapse ballet. The nutcracker site provides a central location for nutcracker ballet information. Featuring brand new overthetop production and world class russian artists.
Dream of sugar plum fairies at houston ballets annual presentation of the nutcracker at wortham theater center from friday, november 28 through sunday, december 28, 2014. With grand sets and stunning costumes, the nutcracker features the entire company of dancers as well as many houston ballet academy students playing hundreds of fun and exciting roles. Houston repertoire ballets nutcracker accompanied by cypress philharmonic performed at tomball high school theatre december 2014. From november 28 december 28, 2014, journey with clara as she dances on the arm of the.
Houston ballet presents the nutcracker event culturemap. Houston repertoire ballet is a nonprofit performing arts company dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in the art of classical ballet. In 2018, aria accepted an apprenticeship with ballet hartford and a teaching position with westbrook dance academy. Celebrate this christmas with the one and only moscow ballets great russian nutcracker. Houston ballet the nutcracker tickets the nutcracker. Posted on december 10, 2014 december is chockfull of holiday events. The nutcracker tickets information a perennial holiday favorite, tchaikovskys the nutcracker has remained one of the most popular ballets more than a century after its debut in 1892. Nutcracker performance listings are provided by state and city and by the company performing the nutcracker ballet. Houston ballets performances of the nutcracker generously sponsored by. This video is a time lapse of the event in its entirety, from buildup to teardown.
Boasting choreography by the houston ballets stanton welch to go along with. The dancers of our company are among the finest artists on the stage today. Houston ballet inspiring a lasting love and appreciation for dance through artistic excellence, exhilarating performances, innovative choreography and educational programs. Houston ballet s performances of the nutcracker generously sponsored by. Nov 27, 2016 houston ballet took a chance by stepping away from the tried and true to say, this was wonderful and treasured, but lets try something else.
Houston, texas from november 28 december 28, 2014, houston ballet celebrates the holidays with ben stevensons breathtaking production of the nutcracker, seen by over 1,000,000 people since. Add on vip experience to your performance tickets, and youll receive. Dec 10, 2014 posted on december 10, 2014 december is chockfull of holiday events. From concerts to ice skating and classic plays, theres a whole lot going on around houston. A midsummer nights dream to launch houston ballets 201415. Join clara and drosselmeyer as they travel together to the land of sweets. Proceeds from this event goes to fight teenaged human trafficking in houston. Larger than life puppets, nesting dolls and gloriously handcrafted costumes bring the. The nutcracker ballet provides the history of the nutcracker ballet, nutcracker music, nutcrakcer links, nutcracker movies and information on nutcracker ballet performances in your area. In 2014, ellen oconnell, who trained with the royal ballet in london, wrote, in salon website, on the darker side of the nutcracker story. Houston ballets spectacular new nutcracker is a smash hit.
The performance time was two hours with a 15 minute intermission. Houston ballet artistic director stanton welch has announced the companys 20142015 season. Hb at home stay connected with our dancers and staff from home visit. Hoffmanns original story, the nutcracker and mouse king, maries claras, journey becomes a fevered delirium that transports her to a land where she sees sparkling christmas forests and. All 90 dancers, 62 musicians, 40 stagehands, and more than 125 children in two alternating casts from the school of american ballet join forces to make each performance as magical as possible. Experience the classic performance of tchaikovskys the nutcracker at the wortham center this holiday season. On christmas eve, marie is given a wooden nutcracker carved in the shape of a little man. Houston ballets lavish version of the nutcracker, which artistic director stanton welch unveiled in 2016, contains enough characters to fill dozens of toy boxes. Please check with the organization before going to any event. Friday, november 28 through sunday, december 28, 2014. From september 414, 2014, houston ballet launches its 45th season with the company premiere of john neumeiers threeact ballet a midsummer nights dream. Houston repertoire ballet beauty is just another word. Kathy spears meekins added a new photo at the nutcracker ballet at the wortham center.
With more than 20 years of performing arts experience combined with exceptional dance instruction in nw houston and surrounding areas, hrb has developed a reputation as the premier youth ballet in the region with many of its dancers going on to professional. Great dance will take you on an emotional journey and recharge your spirit. Each dancer will have individual guidance in their dance journey through professional instruction, individualized tracks. Jul 23, 2015 kathy spears meekins added a new photo at the nutcracker ballet at the wortham center. With more than 20 years of performing arts experience combined with exceptional dance instruction in nw houston and surrounding areas, hrb has developed a reputation as the premier youth ballet in the region with many of its dancers goi. Houston ballet announces 201415 performance season. She has trained at multiple summer dance intensives, including ballet austin, san francisco ballet, marin ballet, houston ballet, and central pennsylvania youth ballet. During the holiday period, the entire company is immersed in activities surrounding george balanchines the nutcracker. Houston ballet took a chance by stepping away from the tried and true to say, this was wonderful and treasured, but lets try something else. Posted on december 19, 2014 since it debuted 27 years ago, the houston balleta s annual staging of ben stevensona s production of the nutcracker has been seen by more than a million people.
Houston ballets 2014 holiday season to debut with the nutcracker. Discover a season that brings dreams to life on stage. December 27, 2014 houston, tx kathy spears meekins is with lindsay orta at the nutcracker ballet at the wortham center. Our commitment has always been to provide superior dance education, present quality performances, and promote the ballet to the community as an expression of the human spirit. Houston ballets 2014 holiday season to debut with the. Shchelkunchik listen help info is an 1892 twoact ballet fairy ballet.
To say that it embodies spectacle is a wild understatement. Houston repertoire ballet 2014 nutcracker highlights youtube. Welcome in the holidays and stanton welchs brilliant nutcracker. However, infants and children under 2 years of age are not allowed in the theater. Indulge in refreshments and themed photobooth during a vip reception before the show and during intermission and leave with a commemorative sketch from the production. Boston ballet welcomes children and families to all of our performances, and attending the ballet is a wonderful experience to share with your children. Join free the captives for the 2nd annual exquisite performance by the moscow ballet of the great russian nutcracker on november 17, 2016 at houston baptist university. Houston ballet nutcracker market 1 nrg park, houston, texas 77054 rated 4. Just as the ballet barre provides support and stability to a dancer, the barre society sustains texas ballet theater through the annual contributions of. The nutcracker ballet at the wortham center houston, texas. Tbt schools train aspiring ballet students at our dallas and fort worth campuses. All proceeds from the nutcracker market benefit houston. Vip experience addon join us onstage in the kingdom of sweets after the show with vip experience to meet your favorite nutcracker characters.
Houston ballet presents the nutcracker tickets event dates. Midsummer nights dream in 2014 and then performances this season of william. M obile ballet has been the common barre for generations of dancers. Nutcracker ballet nutcracker ballet performances intexas. Bay area houston ballet and theatre presents the nutcracker. Houston, texas from november 28 december 28, 2014, houston ballet celebrates the holidays with ben stevensons breathtaking production of the nutcracker, seen by over 1,000,000 people since its. Four houston ballet upandcomers to watch during nutcracker. This will be the fourth time that bay area houston ballet and theatre has brought its production to the lee college performing arts center, with previous productions in 20, 2014 and 2016. In this, the most traditional tale, clara and drosselmeyer travel together to the land of the sweets where the sugar plum fairy is reunited with her prince and where the magic happens. Houstons favorite holiday tradition is returning to the brown theater beginning on november 29, 2019 and running for exactly one month and because tickets for every nutcracker houston performance are on sale now, you can experience the magic, live and in person. Houston ballet presents the nutcracker many events have been canceled or postponed due to coronavirus concerns. Houston ballet announces 201415 performance season houston.
Nutcracker market raises the barre on ornaments ballets nutcracker market fundraiser nearly doubles glass beauties for sale joy sewing nov. Dream of sugar plum fairies at houston ballets annual presentation of the nutcracker at wortham theater center from friday, november 28 through sunday, december 28, 2014 experience the classic performance of tchaikovskys the nutcracker at the wortham center this holiday season. Bay area houston ballet and theatre presents the nutcracker many events have been canceled or postponed due to coronavirus concerns. Dec 23, 2014 the nutcracker ballet is a wonderful performance for both adults and children. Since we went to a saturday matinee we had no trouble finding parking just a block away from the the theater. His work includes the the sleeping beauty and the nutcracker. Houston ballet presents the nutcracker at wortham theater center. A midsummer nights dream to launch houston ballets 2014. Houston ballet announces 202014 season houston chronicle. The nutcracker december 528, 2014 all performances are located at the auditorium theatre, 50 e. Experience the excitement and beauty of worldclass performances when the bolshoi ballets the nutcracker is broadcast to select cinemas nationwide on sunday, december 21.
The nutcracker 2014 westside ballet of santa monica. Nov 29, 2019 houston ballets lavish version of the nutcracker, which artistic director stanton welch unveiled in 2016, contains enough characters to fill dozens of toy boxes. Dec 24, 2014 the nutcracker ballet is a wonderful performance for both adults and children. Houston repertoire ballet beauty is just another word for. Four world premieres christopher bruce, james kudelka, garrett smith, melissa hough sept. Houston ballet presents giselle indigo, scheduled to run from september 22 to october 2. With swordfights, snowflakes, dancing animals and toys, the nutcracker truly is the ultimate holiday experience for the whole family. This twopart program showcases giselle, a journey into a beautiful world of love, ghosts and mystery and stanton welchs indigo, which abounds with sensual energy. It is the most spectacular nutcracker i know, and my jaw remained dropped for the entire first act and most of the second. Dec 27, 2016 stanton welchs opulent new production promises everything you love about the nutcracker, brighter and more splendid than ever. Luke willis formerly with san francisco ballet and aspen santa fe ballet, mr. Theres so much to love about houston ballet s the nutcracker. George balanchines the nutcracker new york city ballet. For more than 25 years, the houston ballet has been telling the story of clara and the nutcracker prince as.
An onstage meet and greet with your favorite characters after the show. Be sure to check out the nutcracker site before you decide where you will see a holiday performance of the nutcracker. Take your nutcracker experience to the next level with an exclusive vip experience addon where you can meet the dancers in full costume, enjoy food and drinks, and take memorable photos vip experience is available for these select dates 7. From november 28 december 28, 2014, journey with clara as she dances on the arm of the nutcracker prince to the stunning land of snow and the delectable kingdom of sweets. All proceeds from the nutcracker market benefit houston ballet whose mission is to inspire a lasting love and appreciation for dance through artistic excellence, exhilarating performances, innovative choreography and superb education programs. Click here to view a digital version of the nutcracker program book. With paquita, i hoped to challenge our dancers with demanding classical ballet choreography and the rigors of a historically significant work. Houston ballet capped its 2014 season with a revival of stanton welchs spectacular. The nutcracker ballet at the wortham center houston. The company celebrates the 450th anniversary of william shakespeares birth by performing three ballets. Houston ballet nutcracker market 2014 time lapse youtube. Larger than life puppets, nesting dolls and gloriously handcrafted costumes bring the christmas spirit to life.104 210 1029 259 441 46 198 1089 1135 176 1036 880 1477 830 588 211 202 667 551 1261 353 1521 1221 224 1540 1414 577 1295 813 400 15 356 353 134 1377 984