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His story

Harper Watters has a passion for being bold and unapologetically himself, as evidenced not only in his onstage dancing as a Soloist for the Houston Ballet but in is viral heel treadmill videos. He’s accumulated over 138 thousand followers with his Instagram and created the YouTube web series The Pre Show, which documents the behind-the-scenes stage life of professional dancers.

Harper's videos have been featured on Elle Magazine, Marie Clare, and Urban Outfitters. His social media presence has allowed him to work with photographers Mike Ruiz, Gerardo Vizmanos, and Ryan Pfluger for The New Yorker. He’s been featured in the pages of Risk, Dance Magazine, and on the cover of Dance Spirit. He’s worked with leading choreographers including Tony Award winner Christopher Wheeldon and has performed on international stages in Guatemala, Canada, Germany, France, Switzerland, and in numerous US cities.

He’s proud to standout and collaborates with people, brands, and artists who aren’t afraid to either. 

Find Harper and his entourage of dancers on his YouTube channel, The Pre-Show, and on his Instagram here.



"The way Harper Watters moves — whether in ballet shoes or in sky-high stilettos — will blow you away." — Elle Magazine

"Harper Watters is a ballet dancer for today's generation."— Dance Spirit Magazine

"Packed with dance belts to make up, a lot of laughter and even more hot, topless dancers, you don’t have to know much about dance to have a grand old time watching their antics." — Gay Star News on Harper Watters' The Pre-Show