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    Made in America

    Presented by at Wortham Theater Center - Brown Theater

    May 24 - June 3, 2012

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    Made in America

    Houston Ballet presents Made in America, May 24 through June 3, 2012, in Wortham Center - Brown Theater.

    Balanchine. Morris. Fonte. All three have created ballets for companies around the world. This program, however, was made entirely in America. Mark Morris's breezy Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes was commissioned by Mikhail Baryshnikov for American Ballet Theatre. George Balanchine created Theme and Variations, his grand tribute to the Imperial Russian Ballet, for the same company. Nicolo Fonte, a Brooklyn native who danced with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal and the Compañia Nacional de Danza in Madrid, will premiere a new work, choreographed specifically for Houston Ballet.

    "Theme and Variations is steeped in poetic allusion."
    - San Francisco Chronicle

    Scheduled Program:
    Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
    Music: Virgil Thomson
    Choreography: Mark Morris

    World Premiere
    Music: Anna Clyne
    Choreography: Nicolo Fonte

    Theme and Variations
    Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    Choreography: George Balanchine

    Age Recommendation: at least 5 years of age.

    Pictured:  Theme and Variations, Dancer: Kelly Myernick. Photo by: Amitava Sarkar.

    Wortham Theater Center - Brown Theater

    501 Texas Ave.
    Houston, TX 77002

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    Groups of 10 or more may purchase tickets at a discounted rate by calling 713.523.6300, ext 245.

    Age Recommendation: at least 5 years of age.

    General Day and Time Info:

    7:30pm- May 24, 26, June 1, 2
    2:00pm- May 27, June 3

    Phone: 713-523-6300


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