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Leonard Eureka

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Birthday for Ben

Ben Stevenson, artistic director of Texas Ballet Theater, turns 80 next month, and the company began celebrating early last weekend with a stunning triple...

Back to Texas Ballet Theater

Starting the year with a full repertory program, Texas Ballet Theater will present three classic gems from the last century in Bass Performance Hall...

Nuts a-Crackin’

Tis the season for The Nutcracker, and Texas Ballet Theater begins a 17-performance run of the Tchaikovsky classic Friday at Bass Performance Hall. The...

Lusty Dracula

In his 27 years leading the Houston Ballet, Ben Stevenson choreographed many full-length ballets, from Swan Lake to Don Quixote and beyond, including four...

Dracula Returns

Following the lead of movies, TV shows, and novels, Texas Ballet Theater revives Dracula this weekend –– just in time for Halloween. Opening TBT’s season...

Ballet Frontier Time

The bright spots on the dance scene this week are Ballet Frontier’s season-opening performances in W. E. Scott Theatre. Called Straight from the Heart,...

Ballet Concerto’s Summer

Two world premieres highlight Ballet Concerto’s annual outdoor program this weekend in Trinity Park Pavilion: Luis Montero’s Blood Wedding, based on the García Lorca...

Texas Ballet Theater: In Fine Form

Repertory programs showcasing three or four short ballets, with a pas de deux thrown in sometimes for spice, have been the savior of small...

Sumptuous La Traviata

The only technical glitch in Fort Worth Opera’s opening-night production of La Traviata at Bass Performance Hall was the overhead translating screen. It didn’t...

Opera Festival Time

Of the three productions composing Fort Worth Opera’s 2015 festival, two –– David T. Little’s Dog Days and Ambroise Thomas’ rarely seen version of...