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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SamulNori, a company of artists dedicated to showcasing traditional Korean arts, music and dance, was founded by Kim Duk-soo, the group's leader and m... View Details
Experience the power of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and see for yourself why this extraordinary company is hailed as America's cultural ambassa... View Details
The Joffrey Ballet, America's premier ballet company, returns to Houston for the first time since 2001. Now with a permanent residence in Chicago, nam... View Details
Under the musical direction of Zubin Mehta, and led by Principal Guest Conductor Gianandrea Noseda, the Orchestra will perform an impressive program t... View Details
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, direct from Taiwan, will premiere in Houston this spring with the full-length work titled Songs of the Wanderers. A visually... View Details
The Washington Post gushed of Lise de la Salle's performance, "For much of the concert, the audience had to remember to breathe...the exhilaratio... View Details
IT GETS BETTER is a moving performance that utilizes the power of song and story to transform painful histories of bullying, harassment and discrimina... View Details
The Pedrito Martinez Group has emerged as the tightest Afro-Cuban band in New York. The ensemble has its roots planted firmly in the rumba tradition, ... View Details
Based in San Francisco, Alonzo King LINES Ballet is a celebrated contemporary ballet company that has been guided by the unique artistic vision of Alo... View Details
Twin sisters Christina and Michelle Naughton are two pianists who are "paired to perfection," according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. During... View Details