Amahl and the Night Visitors

Amahl and the Night Visitors

Margaret-Alkek-Williams-Dance-LabDecember 14, 15, 2013
Houston Ballet Center for Dance
Margaret Alkek Williams Dance Lab

Earthen Vessels today announced that it is presenting its final performances of the season with the dance production, “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” on December 14-15, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. each day. The performance is a wonderful holiday tradition for the entire family. It is also accessible to the hearing impaired community, with choreography by James Sewell that incorporates American Sign Language. 

The performances will also be a celebration of the legacy built and groundbreaking work the company has introduced in its 16-year history.  A former soloist with the Houston Ballet and its first African American ballerina, Earthen Vessels Founder and Artistic Director Sandra Organ Solis formed Earthen Vessels in 1997 with a focus on bringing dance to new and diverse audiences. 

“While closing Earthen Vessels is bittersweet, I am ready to focus on a new kind of innovation,” Solis said. “While I will continue to work in the dance and theater community here and regionally, closing out this chapter allows me to expand my reach and diversify my teaching palette and use dance movement as therapy.” After this production, Earthen Vessels will continue to collaborate with other organizations while reimagining its mission.


Showtimes: 1:30pm and 7:00pm

Houston Ballet Center for Dance
Margaret Alkek Williams Dance Lab
601 Preston St.
Houston, TX 77002

Tickets available online or by phone at 713-701-7798.

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"This is Fantastic! Enjoyed every minute. My children were mesmerized!"

"This was a powerful, passionate, political & poetic. Beautiful! Makes me want to dance again."

"What a delight to see a compendium of the best of Sandra Organ's black history dance month choreography in one place at one sitting."

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