NAC Dance

Stanton Welsh, choreographer and Artistic Director, Houston Ballet (1/3)

Nov 28, 2012 20:41

In this first of three episodes, Stanton Welsh, Artistic Director of Houston Ballet, reminisces about his youth in Australia, his ballet training, and his career as a dancer. Since turning to choreography in 2000, he has created an impressive number of works. He was appointed Artistic Director of Houston Ballet in 2003. Stanton speaks of the company’s early years, its unique place among American ballet companies, and the immense contribution made by its first Artistic, Director Ben Stevenson.