Dance Houston Directory:
Mission & Outreach
Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre strives to enhance cultural awareness through performing arts and develop aspiring performers with diversified performing skills, as well as stimulate public participation and regional involvement.
Founded in 1976, Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre (BAHBT) strives to be a destination for artists and audiences seeking a highly unique and evolutionary performance experience which combines the rich heritage of the classics with the excitement and limitless possibilities of contemporary dance, theatre and performance art. A variety of programs have been developed over the years to enhance the community’s awareness of cultural arts through performing arts. The company produces a season each year in their performing residence, the University of Houston Clear Lake, which includes an eclectic array of classical ballet, contemporary dance, and a musical. In addition to their season, BAHBT is an Honor Company of Southwest Regional Dance America and participates in their annual festival. This year, BAHBT will be participating in the National Festival, which will beÂ held in West Monroe, Louisiana.