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14-15 Class Schedules

Join us for our exciting new 2014-2015 season!

The 2014-2015 Class Schedules are now available!

Select a Division to view class schedules and additional information:

Primary Division
Elementary Division
Youth Open Division
Intermediate / Advanced Division
Adult Open Division

As the official training center of the Louisville Ballet, the Louisville Ballet School offers a variety of classes designed for students of all ages and disciplines – from the casual student looking for recreation and exercise, to the serious student who is aspiring to a professional career in dance.

Register today in order to reserve your child’s spot at the barre!

Registration is now open and continues on a first-come, first-served basis.
Register Online! Secure credit card and e-check payments accepted.

You may mail or drop off your paper registration form and payment to the Louisville Ballet School Main St. Location only between 10am and 5pm Monday through Friday.

You’re Invited to our Fall Semester Open Houses at our St. Matthews Studios:
4121 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40207!

August 2, 2014         August 4, 2014
10 am – 2 pm            5:30 – 7:30 pm

Click here to join our Facebook event!

Meet our talented faculty, join in one of our many free demonstration classes (all ages), take an orientation class to determine your 14-15 season level placement (ages 8-18), and register to win cool dance prizes! Come ready to dance – we have activities planned for the whole family!

Volunteers needed for both Open Houses. Click here to make your pledge! 

2014-2015 Semester Dates

Fall Semester:
August 6 – November 25, 2014

Spring Semester:
January 12 – May 9, 2015

Children’s Auditions for The Brown-Forman Nutcracker

Children’s Audition Information

The 2014 Audition application is now available!

Sunday, August 17, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Louisville Ballet, 315 E. Main St.

For decades, thousands of young dancers have had an opportunity to perform with the professional ballet company learning more about the art form and gaining real-life experience in the theatre. This year, the Louisville Ballet invites local children aged 7-18 with at least one year of dance training to audition for The Brown-Forman Nutcracker.

Children wishing to audition must submit a completed application form no later than Monday, August 11, 2014 signed by both parent and child, and accompanied by the $25.00 audition fee.

2014-2015 Fellowship and Work-Study Applications are now available!

We are pleased to announce that the 2014-2015 Fellowship and Work-Study Applications are now available and are due by 5:00 pm Friday, August 1, 2014. No late or incomplete applications will be considered.

All eligible applicants must meet the following requirements:

  1. Scholarship Program families must be in good standing from the previous year’s awards and have a zero account balance
  2. A copy of the first page of the 2013 1040 federal tax return filed by any and all responsible parents or guardians (work-study only)
  3. A completed registration form (or completed online registration)
  4. Submit a 20% total fall semester tuition deposit and registration fee

Any awards granted through the School’s Scholarship Programs are applicable only for the 14-15 School year (August-May) and required service hours must be completed by the end of each semester.

School Fellowship

For students who demonstrate exceptional aptitude and merit, there are a limited number of partial tuition fellowships awarded for the 2014 – 2015 school year. Awards are granted based on exceptional merit to students who have studied in the School for a minimum of one year (or have attended Level 3 or 4 of the Summer Dance Programs or Summer Intensive) and who are enrolled for a minimum of three classes per week and Spring Showcase during the 14-15 school year. Students who are granted fellowship awards are ambassadors of the LouisvilleBalletSchooland will be expected to participate at various School and public events. Families who have not completed their fellowship responsibilities by the end of the Fall Semester, November 25th, will not be able to continue to receive benefits from the Fellowship Program for the Spring Semester. Additionally, those families who do not complete fellowship responsibilities in a timely manner will not be eligible to apply for the program in the future.  Please click here to for additional information, and to view and submit the School Fellowship Application Form online.

Work-Study Tuition Exchange Program

Dedicated applicants may apply for a limited number of work-study opportunities in exchange for credit toward their dance training for the 14-15 school year. Work-Study Tuition Exchange participants are selected based on financial need and project proposal through a non-audition application and evaluation process. Students and/or parents accepted into the Work-Study Exchange Program are assigned specific duties that provide valuable assistance to the Louisville Ballet School. The number of work-study hours assigned is based on evaluation of individual applications and proposed contributions. Families who have not completed their work-study responsibilities by the end of the Fall Semester, November 25th, will not be able to receive benefits from the Work-Study Exchange Program for the Spring Semester. Additionally, those families who do not complete fellowship responsibilities in a timely manner will not be eligible to apply for the program in the future. Please click here to for additional information, and to view and submit the Work-Study Tuition Exchange Program Application Form online.

Cultural Pass Information

We are so excited to be a part of the Cultural Pass Challenge through Vision Louisville and Mayor Greg Fischer! The Louisville Ballet invites Cultural Pass holders ages 15-18 to attend one complimentary class in our Louisville Ballet School’s Adult DivisionThe Adult Division class schedule may be found by clicking here.

Passes are valid through August 13, 2014.

If you have questions about redemption or class information that cannot be found on our Adult Division webpage, please email Kristine Orms or call 583-3150, ext. 245.

Click here for the Cultural Pass Official Rules and FAQs.

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