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Pretty Things

501 Texas Ave Houston, TX 77002
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Presented by Houston Ballet

This program of Houston-born ballets showcases Houston Ballet’s continued tradition of supporting the world’s most respected choreographers, featuring works by Jorma Elo, Christopher Bruce and Trey McIntyre. Elo’s ONE|end|ONE reflects the dance maker’s quirky and unexpected movements to create an atmosphere of playfulness. Bruce’s Hush is a comic and moving celebration of life set to the music of Yo-Yo Ma and Bobby McFerrin. McIntyre’s Pretty Things, set to music by David Bowie, features the men of Houston Ballet and explores peacocking behavior among male dancers. Experience this wide collection of choreographic talent, all in one blockbuster performance.

 ONE|end|ONE

Choreography: Jorma Elo  |  Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

HUSH

Choreography: Christopher Bruce  |  Music: Yo-Yo Ma and Bobby McFerrin

WORLD PREMIERE: PRETTY THINGS

Choreography: Trey McIntyre  |  Music: David Bowie

Photo: Charles Louis-Yoshiyama in Trey McIntyre's Pretty Things. Photo by Amitava Sarkar (2020)

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