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For This Houston Family, Ballet Is Life

When Houston Ballet’s Spring Showcase hits the stage this weekend, five of the dancers will be siblings. So how did two parents – who admit they are not the best dancers – produce a family of ballet enthusiasts? News 88.7’s Arts and Culture Reporter Amy Bishop went to downtown Houston to learn more about Houston’s […]

When Houston Ballet's Spring Showcase hits the stage this weekend, five of the dancers will be siblings. So how did two parents – who admit they are not the best dancers – produce a family of ballet enthusiasts?

News 88.7's Arts and Culture Reporter Amy Bishop went to downtown Houston to learn more about Houston’s Westerman Family.

MORE: The Demanding Life of a Ballet Dancer (Houston Matters, April 22, 2015)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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