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11/02
2016

A Conversation Between Directors

Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch has choreographed more than 34 new works in the past 35 years. Recently, CEO and Artistic Director Adam Sklute sat down with Welch to discuss his seminal work, Madame Butterfly, along with his love of storytelling.  What was it about this particular opera that inspired you to make a
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11/02
2016

Madame Butterfly: The Story of Adaptation

“The beauty of this story is that it resonates around the world,” said Houston Ballet Artistic Director, Stanton Welch. Indeed, in the 118 years since John Luther Long published the short story, Madame Butterfly, it has been adapted into every single entertainment medium and captured the hearts of hundreds of millions. Perhaps the most famous
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10/27
2016
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Watch the new video about the making of Madame Butterfly

The Artistic Directors discuss the music, the story, and the beauty.

10/17
2016
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Sponsor a Set or Costume in Ballet West’s new Nutcracker

Play a part in the building of 24 monolithic sets, 268 dazzling costumes, and hundreds of new of props!

09/29
2016
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DON’T MISS BALLET WEST II THIS WEEKEND!

“Ballet West II is ready to rock on the center stage!” -Salt Lake Tribune

09/07
2016
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BALLET WEST ANNOUNCES COMPANIES FOR NATIONAL CHOREOGRAPHIC FESTIVAL

08/25
2016
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BALLET WEST TO PERFORM THIS FALL AT INTERNATIONAL BALLET FESTIVAL IN HAVANA, CUBA

08/18
2016

Encouraging the Next Generation

The Frederick Quinney Lawson Ballet West Academy announced scholarship recipients recently. Congratulations to all the young dancers, and thank you to our donors who make these scholarships possible. Click to see the recipients! Scholarship in honor of Recipient Mr. C        Kenedy Kallas Bené Arnold            Emma Merrill Peggy Bergmann Eve Sosnowski Mark Goldweber Jonas
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08/18
2016
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BALLET WEST ACADEMY OPENS PEGGY BERGMANN PARK CITY CAMPUS

08/18
2016

Sleuthing Dancers’ Summer Schedules

There was no such thing as ‘downtime’ for most Ballet West dancers.   “Summertime, and the livin’ is easy,” so goes the song by Ella Fitzgerald. For a few Ballet West dancers, those words may ring true, but for many, summer is a busy, chaotic few months of navigating around the world to visit family,
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