Spring Showcase

The Spring Showcase is a main stage feature performance designed especially for the students of the Louisville Ballet School.  Performers discover the art of storytelling through dance while sharing in the traditions of the full-length classical ballets.

Alice in Wonderland

Saturday, March 22  7:00pm
Sunday, March 23  1:30pm

Based on the classic fairy tale by Lewis Carroll, our students will dance the story of a curious young girl as she journeys down a rabbit hole and into Wonderland. Fantastic creatures and spectacular adventures await in Amy Delaney’s lighthearted original ballet for family audiences.  Don’t be late for this very important date!

Spring Collection 

Saturday, March 22  7:00pm

This program features students in a wide range of dance styles offered in the Youth Open Division, including Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Flamenco and Broadway Jazz. Dancers will learn choreography during class time that will be presented on stage as part of the Spring Showcaseperformance.

Louisville Ballet Youth Ensemble Performances:

In Bloom  

Saturday, March 22  1:30pm

Fresh Picked

Sunday, March 23  1:30pm

Each performance features both classical and contemporary choreography. From classical ballet repertoire to world premiere ballets choreographed by Louisville Ballet Company dancers and Louisville Ballet Youth Ensemble members, this program serves to enrich the artistic growth of each young dancer as well as delight audiences.

The Louisville Ballet Youth Ensemble (LBYE) was founded in 1952 as the Louisville Ballet Civic Company. It is now in its sixty first year as one of the leading classical ballet training companies in the United States.Serving as a platform for young dancers and as the performing wing of the Louisville Ballet School, the LBYE can help pave the way to a career as a professional dancer and/or choreographer.


Tickets will be available for purchase at Memorial Auditorium 1 hour before the scheduled performance time.  For more information please call 583-3150 x 1

Ticket Prices

Advance: $14 Adults / $9 Children (2-12 years of age)

Day of Show: $15 Adults / $10 Children (2-12 years of age)


Spring Showcase Schedule

As an important aspect of the training offered at the Louisville Ballet School, all Beginning through Advanced level and Youth Open Division students are invited participate in the annual Spring Showcase.  Students who wish to participate must register for the Showcase in addition to their regular technique class(es) to be involved.  Although a student may be enrolled in the Spring Showcase, mandatory attendance at Showcase rehearsals is required in order for any student to be allowed to perform.

Spring Showcase Handbook

For a listing of all performance dates, please view our School Calendar.


Registration may be completed via the links below, in your customer portal under the Events tab, or on your paper registration form.

Spring Showcase: Alice in Wonderland

The fee to participate is $135 per year.  Register by September 7, 2013.

Spring Collection

The fee to participate is $75 per year. If the student is also registered for the Spring Showcase production of Alice in Wonderland, the additional Spring Collection fee is waived. Register by January 20, 2014.