Madeleine Onne has been named the new director of Houston Ballet Academy. After dancing with Royal Swedish Ballet from 1984 to 2002, Onne served as artistic director of the company for six years. She was then appointed artistic director of Hong Kong Ballet in 2009. She steps into her new position in Houston, Texas, in the summer of 2017, replacing Shelly Power, who has left to join the Prix de Lausanne international ballet competition in Lausanne, Switzerland, as artistic director and CEO.
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