Our Season

Hope Stone Dance Company’s 2013-14 Season begins! Under the direction of Artistic Director Jane Weiner, this season consists of five exciting productions.

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September 27 & 28, 2013 @ 7pm
Art Square Studios
2327 Commerce St, 77002

i scream, Hope Stone Dance Company’s fourth annual Lemonade Stand, complete with popsicles and frozen treats! Based loosely (and we mean loosely) on Edvard Munch’s famous painting, Macaulay Culkin’s 15 minutes of fame, and America’s endless love of ice cream, this piece is quite the desperate journey into getting what we want.

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February 28, 2014 @ 7:30pm
Hobby Center, Zilkha Hall
800 Bagby St, Houston 77002

say please and thank you is a nod to PBS’ 1970′s educational show The Electric Company – designed especially for children, with adults in mind. The performance gently guides children to interpret art through their own eyes.

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April 10, 11 & 12, 2014 @ 8pm
Houston Ballet, Margaret Alkek Williams Dance Lab
601 Preston St, Houston 77002

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Hope Stone Dance returns to the wonderful Houston Ballet Lab with an evening of two repertory works in situ and called back, and two new works – fandango, created for the male dancers of Hope Stone Dance, and an all-out, bone-deep dance featuring the entire company.

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May 4, 2014 @ 1pm & 6pm
Heinen Theater
3517 Austin St, Houston 77004

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knit is the culminating show for the Hope Stone Kids Ensemble (ages 6-18 years), who participate in a nine-month program where they study dance, music, theater, improvisational dance, photography and rhetoric. The performance showcases all 70+ students and uses the physical act of knitting to represent a means of connection and communication.

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h.s.d. II

May 21, 2014 @ 7:30pm
The Barn
2201 Preston St, Houston 77003

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This season, Hope Stone’s fresh initiative will be the creation of their first pre-professional junior company, Hope Stone Dance II (h.s.d. II). The end-of-year performance, beekeeping, will contain works by Hope Stone’s artistic director Jane Weiner and choreographers Catalina Alexandra, Courtney Jones, and Jesus Acosta. h.s.d. II is under the direction of Hope Stone Dance’s rehearsal director JoDee Engle.