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The Front Row

The Front Row – Houston Ballet

We preview Houston Ballet’s season-finale production of the comedic masterpiece, “La fille mal gardee,” or “The Wayward Daughter”!



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Dance master Alexander Grant shares his insights on what many consider “the most enchanting ballet in existence,” La fille mal gardée, or The Wayward Daughter. Mr. Grant, a protégé of Sir Frederick Ashton, is helping recreate Sir Frederick’s modern-version of the ballet for Houston Ballet’s season-finale production (June 10 – 20, Wortham Center).  He talks with host St.John Flynn.

Pictured: Dancers Sarah Webb & Ian Casady; Photo by Pam Francis

Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

Senior Content Producer & Announcer

While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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