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.

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.

Saturday, March 21  7:00pm

Sunday, March 22  1:30pm

Spring Collection

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 Showcase performance.

Saturday, March 21  7:00pm

Louisville Ballet Youth Ensemble Performances

In Bloom

Saturday, March 21  1:30pm

Fresh Picked

Sunday, March 22  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.

Spring Showcase Poster

Spring Showcase Schedule

Spring Showcase Handbook

Spring Showcase School Early Dismissal Letter


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

Spring Showcase: The Twelve Dancing Princesses

The fee to participate is $165 per year.  Register by September 5, 2014.

**EARLY BIRD RATE !! $140 if you register by August 22, 2014**

Spring Collection

The fee to participate is $90 per year. If the student is also registered for the Spring Showcase production of The Twelve Dancing Princesses, the additional Spring Collection fee is waived. Register by January 19, 2014.

**EARLY BIRD RATE !! $75 if you register by January 5, 2015**


Tickets are now on sale at the St. Matthews and Downtown Studios! Please note the studio hours for each location.

Adult: $14*
Children (ages 2-12): $9*
Children under 2: Free

Tickets will also be available for purchase at Memorial Auditorium 1 hour before the scheduled performance time.  For more information please call 583-3150 x 245

*Advance ticket prices. Tickets purchased the day of the show at Memorial Auditorium will be $15 for adults and $10 for children 2-12.

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