Portrait of a Ballerina

The joy and grace of dance has never been more celebrated than this season in Houston - as the MFA's Degas show, with the master's impressions of the art form, draws grateful crowds - and the Houston Ballet opens its new 'Nutcracker.' Here, a loving ode, with young members of the city company in holiday finery.

Steven Visneau
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Photos by Steven Visneau


Produced by Kate Stukenberg

Styling by Rene Garza

Styling assistance by Molly Jodeit

Grooming byTree Vaello

Modeling by Houston Ballet's Nina Fernandez,

Thays Golz, Michael Ryan and Madison Young

Shot on location at the Cheek Neel coffee building in EaDo

Chloe gown, Saks Fifth Avenue; Casato earrings, Leslie Ann Jewels
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