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  • Houston Ballet: Swan Lake

    Feb 22 - Mar 4, 2018

  • Houston Ballet - Rock, Roll, and Tutus

    Mar 8 - 18, 2018

  • Houston Ballet: Spring Showcase

    Apr 27 - 28, 2018

  • Houston Ballet - Global Movements

    May 24 - Jun 3, 2018

  • Houston Ballet - Don Quixote

    Jun 7 - 17, 2018

Houston Ballet: Swan Lake Poster

Houston Ballet: Swan Lake

Brown Theater

February 22 - March 4, 2018

Houston Ballet brings the story of tragic maiden Odette, who is turned into a swan by and evil Knight, and her prince charming who must try to save her, to life in a theatrically lush staging that aims to make Swan Lake relevant for a new generation of audiences.

Houston Ballet - Rock, Roll, and Tutus Poster

Houston Ballet - Rock, Roll, and Tutus

Brown Theater

March 8 - 18, 2018

From the physical extremes of Australian choreographer, Tim Harbour's high-energy Filigree and Shadow to the affectionate documentary style of Alexander Ekman's Tulle this kinetic program displays the breath of what ballet can do. All company premieres and one world premiere, this is a must for fans who enjoy new perceptions of this most traditional artform.

Houston Ballet: Spring Showcase Poster

Houston Ballet: Spring Showcase

Brown Theater

April 27 - 28, 2018

Spring 2018 will bring the annual Houston Ballet Academy Showcase to the Brown Theatre at Wortham Center once again. Scheduled for only two performances, esteemed artistic director, Stanton Welch will put together highlights from full-length ballets, as well as a selection of new works, to ensure the full scope of the academies talented young dancers is on show.

Houston Ballet - Global Movements Poster

Houston Ballet - Global Movements

Brown Theater

May 24 - June 3, 2018

A classic from Artistic Director Stanton Welch accompanies two company premieres from alum Trey McIntyre and William Forsythe in this compelling mixed bill that moves from the bluegrass of Roy Orbison to Vivaldi's finest compositions to create a thrilling night with the talents of the Houston Ballet.

Houston Ballet - Don Quixote Poster

Houston Ballet - Don Quixote

Brown Theater

June 7 - 17, 2018

Everyone's favorite bumbling old Knight is here once more providing an upbeat ending to the Houston Ballet's 2017/18 season. Returning after a twelve-year absence, Ben Stevenson's adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes is a colorful and mischievous adventure story, taking you back to the streets of Barcelona in the 1800's, with a matching score from Ludwig Minkus.

Wortham Center

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501 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX 77002

Representing the best of performing arts in Houston, the Wortham Center has been committed to providing the community with world-class entertainment since 1987. Over it's two auditoriums, the Cullen Theater and the Brown, you can expect to find the best in innovation and diversity that Houston has to offer. Alongside hosting national and international acts, it is also the permanent home of both the Houston Ballet and Houston Grand Opera.

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The Blue Fish - Bayou
0.15 mi away at 550 Texas Ave

Little Napoli Italian Grill & Bar
0.16 mi away at 540 Texas Ave

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Lyric Center Lot
0.18 mi away at 440 Louisiana St.

Market Square
0.27 mi away at 320 Milam St.

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0.36 mi away at 151 Milam St.

Commerce
0.56 mi away at 101 Fannin St.

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