Classical ballet has used the music popular to its time since its beginnings in the Italian and French courts of the 15th and 16th centuries. In this exciting and eclectic mixed bill of three different works, we prove the art of ballet is much more than tutus, tiaras and Tchaikovsky.
A lecture and Q&A session will be hosted by Artistic Director Robert Mills featuring Stanton Welch (Play), Amy Seiwert (Dear Miss Cline), and Shelley Washington (répétiteur of Nine Sinatra Songs) on April 17 at 7:15 pm in the South Lobby of Civic Center Music Hall prior to the performance.
The music of techno giant Moby takes center stage with the ingenious choreography of Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch in Play. Inspired by the crowded streets of urban life, the dancers in Play march, slide, scoot, and accelerate their motion with cinematic sweep.
Dear Miss Cline
Nine Sinatra Songs