Society for the Performing Arts brings the world's greatest performing artists and companies to Houston. Each year, SPA presents internationally acclaimed artists from the entire performing arts spectrum, traditional to avant-garde alike, from large orchestras and dance companies to recitalists and solo performers, for an entire season of events.
In the last 40 years, SPA has sponsored more than 750 performances of the world’s finest music, dance and theater events, including the Houston premieres of some of the finest artists of our time.
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Often referred to as the “poet of the violin,” Joshua Bell is one of the world’s most celebrated violinists who is known for his br... View Details
Direct from Dakar, Senegal, the Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir, a company of 15 singers and 4 traditional Senegalese Drummers, makes its Houston deb... View Details
Direct from Dakar, Senegal, the Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir, a company of 15 singers and 4 traditional Senegalese Drummers, makes its Houston debu... View Details
One of America’s pre-eminent humor writers, David Sedaris returns to Houston to share readings of new and unpublished works. With his sardonic w... View Details
Celebrate the holidays – New Orleans-style – when Preservation Hall Jazz Band brings A Creole Christmas to Houston for the first time! Th... View Details
Join us for a cabaret-style event on the Jones Hall stage when New York City’s premier all-singing, all-dancing burlesque troupe, The Hot Box G... View Details
The performance artist, classical violinist, and boundary pusher, previously known as Hahn-Bin, now known as Amadéus Leopold, is a head-turnin... View Details
The kung fu masters known as the Shaolin Warriors return to Houston, to showcase remarkable skill and stunning movement. Performed by the Buddhist mo... View Details
One of Argentina’s great cultural exports, Tango Buenos Aires returns to Houston for one night only! The Company presents the tango in its pure... View Details
Encounter the timeless wonder of the music made famous by an American treasure. In a cabaret-style setting on the Jones Hall stage, vocalist Hilary K... View Details
Artistic Director Mourad Merzouki is at the forefront of the international hip-hop dance scene delivering explosive dance that intertwines street hip-... View Details
New Orleans takes center stage in Scottish Ballet’s extraordinary adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, A... View Details
Seven of the most incredible illusionists on earth perform mind-bending acts of magic and illusion, including many feats never seen before by audience... View Details