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Harper Watters

The New York Experience

by HarperWatters on January 20, 2014

The 42nd Prix de Lausanne is about to kick off (26 January to 1 February). Last year, Prix finalist & contemporary prize winner Harper Watters ran a series of guest posts recalling his experiences taking part in the competition. Harper is now a dancer with Houston Ballet, and has been busy touring the globe with the company. One of [...]

Houston Ballet in New York

by HarperWatters on November 13, 2013

Hey readers! I am so excited to be back and writing, because I have so much to share. No it isn’t my Halloween costume or what roles I got this year in The Nutcracker, it’s a behind-the-scenes look at the preparations and shows of Houston Ballet’s recent tour to New York! Early October – Tour [...]

A Dancer’s Journey – Prix de Lausanne Edition, Part 2

by HarperWatters on February 1, 2013

When I left for Lausanne I felt a combination of excitement, nerves, and anxiousness. Most importantly, I felt thoroughly prepared and confident that we had addressed any issues that had arisen while training. The last issue I had to conquer was the 10-hour plane ride to Lausanne. With Houston Ballet II I had toured to locations in [...]

A Dancer’s Journey – Prix de Lausanne Edition, Part 1

by HarperWatters on January 27, 2013

As the 41st edition of Prix de Lausanne kicks off, Prix finalist & contemporary prize winner Harper Watters recalls his experiences taking part in the competition in this new series of guest blogs: Although it was December 31, 2012 when I wrote this entry, I will start off by wishing everyone HAPPY NEW YEAR! I hope all of you [...]

A Dancer’s Journey: Keeping Focus

by HarperWatters on November 16, 2012

The last time I wrote, I was sitting watching rehearsals for the season’s two final programmes. Once again, I write while watching rehearsals. This time as a corps de ballet member instead of an apprentice. With two repertories under our belt, the company is in full swing with no intention of slowing down anytime soon. [...]

A Dancer’s Journey: Lessons Learned

by HarperWatters on July 2, 2012

Our new guest blogger, Houston Ballet’s Harper Watters, picks up from where he had left off on his journey from summer intensive student to professional dancer: I truly enjoy writing for this blog. It allows be to go back in time and see things in a different perspective. It can be difficult though, to find [...]