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The 2022 Houston Ballet Ball
Bedazzles Ballet Enthusiasts

The Ballet Ball makes a sparkling return to the Wortham Theater Center and raises nearly $1.4 million for Houston Ballet

PHOTO CREDIT: Wilson Parish, Dave Rossman, Johnny Than and Alida Bonifaz

The Celebration           

On Saturday, February 19, 2022, the Wortham Theater Center welcomed Houston Ballet supporters with Jewels, the company’s first ball in two years. Inspired by the Balanchine ballet of the same name, which will be performed by Houston Ballet from February 4, 2022 to March 6, 2022, the jewel-themed ball was chaired by Stephanie and Frank Tsuru along with Kelli and John Weinzierl.

The Story

Aglow in black tie apparel, over 400 guests were greeted in the lobby by a stunning wall collage of actual and painted pointe shoes. While enjoying cocktails, participants mused over the silent auction, which included such notable items as a .51-carat Colombian Muzo emerald, an exclusive lunch with beloved Houston icon Lynn Wyatt, an adventure-filled overnight stay at th