Posts Tagged ‘stevenson’

A Real Big Shoe

Big Ticket
It’s strut-your-stuff time for Texas Ballet Theater.


Texas Ballet Theater’s take on a classic fairytale gets high marks.
Lewis Carroll’s 1865 book The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland has been adapted a number of times in a number of ways, including dance — but not always well.

Death Becomes Them

Mozart’s Requiem isn’t all gloomy in TBT’s hands, er, feet.
In his six years with Texas Ballet Theater, artistic director Ben Stevenson has led the company back from the abyss.

Lost in thought and balletic reverie

To a lot of viewers and critics, the title Lost has become a bad pun on the show itself.

Playthings No More

Both MCB and TBT deliver rousing renditions of the holiday classic, the Nutcracker.
Two major Nutcrackers come our way each December, in addition to the countless studio versions that dot the landscape.

Fairies and Feet

Leonard Eureka
December is Nutcracker time, and right on schedule, Texas Ballet Theater presents three weekends of the popular Christmas classic, beginning Friday in Bass Performance Hall. Artistic director Ben Stevenson inherited the luxurio...

Great ‘Beauty’

Big Ticket
Texas Ballet Theater takes a giant leap into the classics with four performances of Tchaikovsky’s colossal Sleeping Beauty this weekend in Bass Performance Hall. Heavy-duty dancing and costly scenic demands create a more lavi...

Foot Faddish

Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella outshines his former company’s trendy, modern approach.
When Ben Stevenson left his long-time directing job with Houston Ballet four years ago to join Texas Ballet Theater, he brought along with him … Houston Ballet?