Artists of Houston Ballet in Stanton Welch’s The Nutcracker. Photo by Amitava Sarkar (2019), Courtesy of Houston Ballet Houston Ballet announces the start of it's 2021-2022 season With more than 50 years of rich history, Houston Ballet returns to its home stage at the Wortham Theater Center for its 2021-2022 season with a company of 59 dancers. LEARN MORE Recovery | The Fitness trend you need to Master As dancers, we want our take our bodies to a place of optimal performance. Cross-training, running, pilates, and the like are sources of variable strength training to take our muscles LEARN MORE The Joffrey Ballet Presents its First Performance Since Pandemic Began The Joffrey Ballet was thrilled to recently announce the world premiere of Boléro, named after the acclaimed orchestral piece by composer Maurice Ravel and choreographed by Joffrey Company Artist Yoshihisa Arai.  Boléro LEARN MORE Refine your Port de Bras with These Tips In French, Port de Bras means the carriage of your arms. The movement or series of movements made by passing the arms through various positions is not only essential for balance LEARN MORE
  • As dancers, we want our take our bodies to a place of optimal performance. Cross-training, running, pilates, and the like are sources of variable strength training to take our muscles to new levels. B...

  • With more than 50 years of rich history, Houston Ballet returns to its home stage at the Wortham Theater Center for its 2021-2022 season with a company of 59 dancers. “We can’t wait to be back in the ...

  • With 2020 looming to an end (who says “Yes!”), many of us have experienced the shift from outdoors to indoors, from constant movement to almost being stationary at one of our few outlets t...

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  • In French, Port de Bras means the carriage of your arms. The movement or series of movements made by passing the arms through various positions is not only essential for balance and executing great tu...

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  • As dancers, we want our take our bodies to a place of optimal performance. Cross-training, running, pilates, and the like are sources of variable strength training to take our muscles to new levels. B...

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