Alumni News—June 2017

Catch HSPVA Alumni on stage in Houston this summer! Choreographer Laura Gutierrez (Dance ‘05) was featured in the Houston Chronicle for her modern interpretation of the 1913 ballet Rite of Spring, now playing at Rec Room! Matt Hune (Theatre ’03) directs nine HSPVA alumnae and current students on and back stage. Betty Marie Muessig (Theatre ’11) is…

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HSPVA Friends Awards $27,700 in Summer Program Scholarships

We recently awarded $27,700 in summer program scholarships to 31 incoming HSPVA juniors and seniors. These students were selected based on their exceptional talent, effort, and commitment to their crafts. They will participate in some of the country’s leading summer arts programs. The following students each received John E. Guida Foundation Music Scholarships ($5,000), made…

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In Support of Kinder HSPVA

We couldn’t be more excited about the new campus, every opportunity it will provide for future students, and the deepening of our longstanding relationship with the Kinder Foundation. We are aware of a group of concerned constituents who have established a petition against the level of recognition granted to the Kinder Foundation by the HISD policy…

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Sprung Dance Floor: New campus feature to improve performance and prevent injury at the new Kinder HSPVA

Construction on HSPVA’s new state-of-the-art downtown campus is well underway! Situated between Houston’s Theater District and Discovery Green, this 21st-century facility houses academic classrooms and learning centers; four performance venues, including an 800-seat main theater; dance and music studios; and more. Thanks to the HSPVA Friends capital campaign and the extraordinary lead gift from the…

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