The Story On Houston Ballet’s New Director

Aussie Stanton Welch succeeds 66-year-old Ben Stevenson at the head of Houston Ballet. “One of ballet’s brightest young stars, Welch has created several critically successful one-acts at American Ballet Theatre (ABT), San Francisco Ballet and other major companies. His appointment automatically boosts Houston Ballet’s international profile, and not just because he’s generated good media buzz for nearly a decade.”