A Christian contemporary ballet company, using the art of dance to glorify God.

Who Are We?

Ballet Excelsior of Houston, established in 2002 by Liza Pollok, presents the Christian message of inspiration and hope, through the language of dance, as a professional Christian ballet company and ministry.

One of our dancers expressed it this way. “I am a Christian performing artist because I have found Jesus Christ to be the answer to the great ‘why?’ of my art, just as He is the answer to the ultimate ‘why?’ of my life. When I partner with God to communicate the things on His heart, the Holy Spirit will help the audience to receive it in ways that are beyond human comprehension.”

Our Mission

The years of ballet training and dedication are seen in the Ballet Excelsior of Houston, dance company. Their inspiring professional performances are met for one purpose, to glorify God. Each dancer has received an individual calling to this ministry. The Director of Ballet Excelsior put it this way, “My passion is missions, and my gift of dance is my language to communicate to and about the Lord. On missions I have seen new joy in the eyes of the lost street children and little orphans, and deliverance of the tormented; this is the calling on my life and it led me to form Ballet Excelsior of Houston. Together, we as a company want to carry His name to the nations.”

Together, we can carry His name to the nations.

Our Most Recent Work

Below is a glimpse into our most recent ministry.  View all 
  • The Mantel of Debra
  • The Mantle of Debra Dance
International Ministry
Local Ministry
National Ministry

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Your generosity to Ballet Excelsior makes
a profound impact on all that we do.

Stay informed about our upcoming events!

Our beautiful dancers soaring in our performance of Scrooge!❤️

God, the Lord, is my strength; he makes my feet like the deer's; he makes me tread on my high places. Habakkuk 3:19

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THIS THURSDAY!! It’s finally here and tickets are limited!

Be sure to email excelsiorschoolofdance@gmail.com to purchase your ticket today!!!
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Our beautiful dancers in action during rehearsal time preparing for SCROOGE 2022. We can't wait to present our version of this classic
story on Feb. 17th @ 7PM.

For ticket details, visit: balletexcelsior.org/up-
coming

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Ballet Excelsior has a forward vision to continue growing in its ministry and we rely on funding from supporter’s donations.

Our Mission:
💜 Continue to glorify God in our lives, work and performances.
💜 Continue to share the gospel and see lives changed.
💜 Continue to bless and provide a venue for our Christian
performing artists.
💜 Continue to develop our staff, facilities, and expand our ministry.

We have partnered with God for His Glory — we wish to partner with you and carry His name to the nations.

Your generosity to Ballet Excelsior makes a profound impact on all that we do.

Thank you for your support!

Liza Pollok | Director
Sonja Staines | Artistic Director
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Happy Thanksgiving to you and you family! Our love to you all. ❤️

Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise; give thanks to Him and praise His name.
For the Lord is good and His love endures forever; His faithfulness continues through all generations.
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— Psalm 100:4–5 NIV
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Happy #worldballetday #worldballetday2021

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Feels so good to be on the road again doing missions with The Messiah Project in Springfield, MO!!
It was such a beautiful night! More pictures and videos to come!!!
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"Even if the fig tree does not blossom, And there is no fruit on the vines, If the yield of the olive fails, And the fields produce no food,
Even if the flock disappears from the fold, And there are no cattle in the stalls, Yet I will triumph in the Lord, I will rejoice in the God of my salvation. The Lord God is my strength, And He has made my feet like deer’s feet, And has me walk on my high places.”

Habakkuk 3:17-19
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For all those that were able to make it Friday evening, thank you for your support!

All the hard work and preparations are worth every second knowing our God is glorified. We pray you enjoyed the evening and that God touched your heart in some way. ❤️
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Building Narnia! Behind the scenes of the costume World.

We hope to see you all tomorrow!!! DM if you have any ticket questions!
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Behind the Scenes of Narnia

BECOMING ASLAN PART 2

Another behind the scenes of Narnia with Aslan performed by Rebecca Lupnitz, one of our principal dancers.

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BECOMING ASLAN. Behind the scenes of Narnia with one of our principal dancers Rebecca Lupnitz who plays Aslan!

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Happy Amazon Prime day!! We hope you’ve earned some cash to spend ... did you know you can donate to Ballet Excelsior through your AmazonSmile purchases? If you haven’t already chosen a charity, we’d be so grateful if you choose to partner with us through your giving/shopping! 😃🎁❤️

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S A V E T H E D A T E !
Our annual Dance with a Purpose is just around the corner — NOV 13! Tickets will be available soon. Stay tuned for more details!
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“And how can anyone preach unless they are sent? As it is written: How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!” —Romans 10:15

Thank you for partnering with us to bring Christ’s name to the nations. We’ll continue to do so as long as He allows.

“Together, we can carry His name to the nations.” 🌎
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Praise Him!
“Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise him again—my Savior and my God!” -Psalm 43:5 (NLT)
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