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Texan

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    Houston
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  1. Texan

    Gomes and ABT

    Whatever the allegation may be, I will always remember Gomes and Vishneva standing together, supporting each other, during curtain call of her farewell night with ABT.
  2. Texan

    ABT 2017 Onegin

    I only see ABT several times per year, and I did not know about Stearns/Veyette in Theme at ABT until I read this post. I just wanted to note here that, after Jared Matthews arrived at Houston Ballet, he was still passed over in Ballo della Regina . Two different artistic directors (McKenzie at ABT and Welch at Houston Ballet) might have a similar view on Matthews in Balanchine. I saw two different casts of Onegin at ABT last week; I wonder whether Matthews would ever be given Onegin if Houston Ballet were to revive it, of if he had stayed with ABT. I know he is becoming a mature dancer, but I am not sure if he would grow out of Lensky-type roles into Onegin-type roles. So far in Houston, he has been passed over for Des Grieux, Prospero, and Oberon. Maybe I am discounting him too much for his boyish good looks.
  3. Texan

    Principal Promotion

    Charles Louis Yoshiyama was promoted to Principal after Giselle performance on June 11, 2016. Well done and congratulations.
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