Theatre Department Season

Kinder HSPVA presents Romeo and Juliet

April 5-7, 7:00pm
April 7, 2:00pm

A tale of star-crossed lovers
By William Shakespeare

General admission seating
HSPVA Black Box Theatre

A feud between warring households disrupts the city of Verona and leads to a tragic end for Romeo and Juliet, who, as fate dictates, succumb to the passion of forbidden love against the will of their powerful and unforgiving families. Follow one of the world’s most iconic couples through this story of romance, murder, and tragedy!

Studio Series HSPVA Theatre


November 29, 6:00pm
November 30, 6:00pm
December 1, 6:00pm


April 24, 6:00pm
April 25, 6:00pm
April 26, 6:00pm

General admission seating
HSPVA Black Box Theatre

Stay tuned for Studio Series information! Studio Series productions are pitched and produced by HSPVA Theatre students. Past projects have included original children’s theatre touring local elementary schools to avant-garde explorations of current social issues to contemporary takes on classic plays.

All-School Production

At the Apollo HSPVA Black History Production

February 22-24, 7:00pm
February 25, 2:00pm

Reserved seating
HSPVA Denney Theatre

The 2018 All-School Black History Production honors the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York City. At The Apollo is an original musical that will take you on a journey featuring performers who graced the stage from the 1930s to today and celebrate the importance of preserving culture and heritage.

Spring Dance Concert

March 8 & 9, 7:00pm

Reserved seating
HSPVA Denney Theatre

The 2018 Spring Dance Concert features contemporary ballet, jazz, and modern dance choreography by the HSPVA dance faculty. It will also include guest-choreographed works by Denise Pons-Leone, Ballet Professor at Boston Conservatory at Berklee; Michael Foley, Associate Professor of Dance at the University of South Florida, Ben Delony, Paula Sloan, and HSPVA Dance graduate, Justin Prescott (’06). The Spring Concert marks the premiere of the Copland/Graham Project, a collaboration between the HSPVA Chamber Orchestra playing Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring Suite and the HSPVA Concert Dancers performing Martha Graham’s choreography set by Blakeley White-McGuire, former soloist with the Martha Graham Dance Company.

Kinder HSPVA Dance Department

Other HSPVA Events

Check out the entire 2017-2018 Season!


25feb(feb 25)2:00 pmAt The Apollo

27feb(feb 27)7:00 pmWind Chamber Music ConcertInstrumental Music Performance

28feb(feb 28)7:00 pmSymphony Orchestra ConcertInstrumental Music Performance


08mar(mar 8)7:00 pmDance ConcertDance Performance

09mar(mar 9)7:00 pmDance ConcertDance Performance

23mar(mar 23)7:00 pmSpring Jazz FestivalInstrumental Music Performance

24mar(mar 24)7:00 pmSpring Jazz FestivalInstrumental Music Performance

Your Visit to HSPVA

4001 Stanford Street
Houston, Texas 77006

The HSPVA Box Office is in the Commons, directly outside the Denney Theatre.

The best way to purchase tickets is online at

We accept cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.

The best way to reach the Box Office is via email. Contact us now!

The Box Office is open 60 minutes prior to the performance and through intermission. The theater is open for seating 30-15 minutes prior to curtain, depending on the production.


Parking is available in the HSPVA faculty and student lots as well as the surrounding neighborhood. Please practice safe parking! Secure or remove all valuables from your vehicle.



10 minutes before the start of the show, any empty seats may be released.

We will attempt to accommodate latecomers, but we cannot guarantee availability or location of seats.

Tickets will not be refunded.

As a courtesy to other patrons and to the performers, latecomers and those who exit the theater during the performance will not be admitted into the house until an appropriate interval (determined by the performance management).



Cameras and recording devices are not allowed inside the Denney Theatre or the Black Box at any time. Photography is strictly prohibited. Offenders may be removed without refund.



Concessions are offered in the Commons for you to enjoy during intermission. Food and drink are strictly prohibited in all performances spaces at HSPVA.



In accordance with HISD policy (Education Code 38.006) smoking, including the use of electronic cigarettes, is not permitted at HSPVA.



Box Office Staff/HSPVA faculty reserves the right to refuse admission or eject any person whose conduct is deemed by management to be disorderly or who fails to comply with HSPVA personnel and posted signs. Your use of a ticket acknowledges your willingness to appear in photographs taken in public areas of HSPVA, releasing liability resulting from use of such photographs. Titles, artists, dates, and prices are subject to change.



In accordance with HISD policy, firearms are prohibited at HSPVA events. For more information about the Texas “open carry” law, please reference the Houston Independent School District and City of Houston websites.

Group Sales are offered for the HSPVA All-School Musical and the HSPVA All-School Black History Production.


  • Fifteen or more people qualify as a group.
  • Please determine the performance date and number of tickets needed.
  • Contact the Box Office Manager at and provide group name, contact person, address, telephone number, and email address to reserve your order.
  • The Box Office Manager will send you a contract of your reservation request including a payment deadline.
  • To confirm your reservation, please provide the appropriate signatures for the contract and return it to the Box Office Manager within five (5) business days of receipt.
  • We will accept ONE single cashier’s check, cash, or credit card (AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa). We do not accept purchase orders.
  • Unpaid ticket reservations will be released at 3:30pm on the payment deadline.
  • All sales are final. Once tickets are purchased there will be no refunds, exchanges or cancellations.

When your plans change, the Box Office is happy to assist you in exchanging tickets if possible. Please note that exchange requests must be made at least 48 hours in advance, Monday through Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm through the Box Office Manager. Please contact

Exchanges cannot be processed through the Box Office the day/night of a show.

For Season Ticket holders, there is no fee to exchange a ticket. However, you will pay the difference in ticket price when exchanging from a lower-priced seat to a higher-priced seat. Single tickets may be exchanged with a $10 per ticket fee. Additionally, you will pay the difference in ticket price when exchanging from a lower-priced seat a higher-priced seat. When you exchange tickets, every effort is made to provide seats in the same section.

All ticket sales are final and there are no refunds.  

To maintain inexpensive ticket pricing, as well as help offset expenses related to box office hardware, software, and third party online sales services, HSPVA must charge a service fee to each sale. We make every effort to keep the fees as reasonable as possible. Season Ticket purchases will incur a $5 per subscription package handling fee, and individual ticket purchases are charged an additional $3 fee per ticket.