School Calendar

 

Semester Dates

Fall Semester   August 12 – December 7, 2019
Spring Semester   January 13 – June 6, 2020 (extended)
Summer Semester   June 1 – July 31, 2020

 

Cultural Pass Dates 

Cultural Pass Participants can choose one of the following events!

Free Dance Day #1   June 20, 2020
Free Dance Day #2   July 11, 2020
Free Dance Day #3   July 25, 2020


Save the Date

Fall 2019
August 8 – 10, 2019   LBYE Fall Mini Intensive (PP 3-6 only)
Saturday, August 10, 2019   Back to Ballet Day! (Open House 10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
Saturday, August 10, 2019   Scholarship Applications Due
Sunday, August 11, 2019   Audition Workshop, 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Monday, August 12, 2019   Fall Semester Classes Begin
Saturday, August 17, 2019   Louisville Ballet School Community Association – Parent Orientation
Saturday, August 17, 2019   Youth Ensemble Audition Class & Orientation Meeting
Saturday, August 17, 2019   Age Eligible Pointe Shoe Fittings
Sunday, August 25, 2019   Brown-Forman Nutcracker Children’s Cast Auditions
Saturday, August 31, 2019   Spring Dance Festival Early Bird Registration Deadline 
Monday, September 2, 2019   Labor Day – NO CLASSES
Saturday, September 7, 2019   Pre-Professional Physical Therapy Screenings 
September 13 – 14, 2019   Louisville Ballet Production – The Merry Widow
Saturday, September 14, 2019   Spring Dance Festival Story Ballet & CB Repertoire Final Deadline
Saturday, September 21, 2019   Spring Dance Festival Parent Meetings
Tuesday, October 8, 2019   LBYE Emerging Choreographer’s Pre-Adjudication
October 18 – 19, 2019   Louisville Ballet Production – Serenade+at High+Velocity
October 21 – 26, 2019   Children’s & Classical Ballet Program Observation Week
October 28 – November 2, 2019   Pre-Professional Program Observation Week
October 31, 2019   Halloween – NO CLASSES for Children’s, Classical Ballet, and Complementary Programs.
Pre-Professional Program classes will continue as regularly scheduled.
November 16 – 17, 2019   The Louisville Ballet Youth Ensemble presents – Fall Showcase
November 23, 2019   Brown-Forman Nutcracker Pop-Up Shop and Bake Sale (St. Matthews)
November 21 – 22, 25, 2019   Pre-Professional Program Fall Assessments
November 27 – 30, 2019   Thanksgiving Break – NO CLASSES
December 2 – 16, 2019   Pre-Professional & Classical Ballet 5-9 Program Conferences
Saturday, December 7, 2019   Last Day of Fall Semester
December 14 – 22, 2019   Louisville Ballet Production – The Brown-Forman Nutcracker
December 16 – 19, 2019   Fall Semester Make-up Week & Classical Ballet Program Conferences
December 21 & 22, 2019   Sugar Plum Parties
Dec 9, 2019 – January 11, 2020   Winter Break – NO CLASSES
Spring 2020
January 3-4 and 6-11, 2020   Louisville Ballet Youth Ensemble Intensive Rehearsal Week
Saturday, January 11, 2020   Spring Semester Open House 
Saturday, January 11, 2020   Spring Collection Early Bird Registration Deadline
Monday, January 13, 2020   Spring Semester Classes Begin (Withdrawal Deadline)
Saturday, January 18, 2020   Physical Therapy Screenings (age eligible Classical Ballet 5 & 6)
Monday, January 20, 2020   Spring Collection Registration Deadline 
Monday, January 20, 2020   Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – NO CLASSES
January 24 – 26, 2020   Louisville Ballet Production – Choreographer’s Showcase
Sunday, February 16, 2020   The Louisville Ballet Youth Ensemble presents – First Glimpse
February 28 – 29, 2020   Louisville Ballet Production – Antipodes
March 9 – 14, 2020   Spring Observation Week
March 13 – April 19, 2020   TEMPORARY SCHOOL CLOSURE
March 30 – April 4, 2020   Spring Break – NO CLASSES
Postponed   Louisville Ballet Production – Kentucky! Volume I
TBD   Classical Ballet V & Pre-Professional Program Spring Assessments
TBD   Pre-Professional Program Spring Conferences
TBD   Classical Ballet Program Spring Assessments (Levels II-IV, VI – IX)
Cancelled   RDA/SERBA Festival in Montgomery, AL (LBYE)
May 1 – 2, 2020   Oaks & Derby – NO CLASSES
Cancelled   The Louisville Ballet School presents – Spring Dance Festival
Monday, May 25, 2020   Memorial Day – NO CLASSES
Saturday, June 6, 2020   Last Day of Spring Semester
TBD   Classical Ballet Program Levels 3 & 4 Spring Conferences
TBD   Pre-Professional Program Conferences
June 1 – July 31, 2020   Summer Semester
June 1-6, 2020   Mind. Body. Balance Intensive
June 22 – July 17, 2020   Louisville Ballet Summer Intensive

 

Holidays – No Classes

Monday, September 2, 2019   Labor Day
November 27 – 30, 2019   Thanksgiving Break
December 9, 2019 – January 11, 2020   Winter Break
Monday, January 20, 2020   Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
March 30 – April 4, 2020   Spring Break
May 1  – 2, 2020   Oaks & Derby
Monday, May 25, 2020   Memorial Day

 

Payment Processing Dates

August 9, 2019   All Payment Plans (Fall Tuition)
 September 13, 2019   Four Installment Plans (Fall Tuition)
October 11, 2019   Two and Four Installment Plans (Fall Tuition)
November 8, 2019   Four Installment Plans (Fall Tuition)
January 10, 2020   All Payment Plans (Spring Tuition)
February 14, 2019   Four Installment Plans (Spring Tuition)
March 13, 2020   Two and Four Installment Plans (Spring Tuition)
*April 10, 2020   Four Installment Plans (Spring Tuition)

*Please note: Due to the Temporary Closure, families on the four installment plan will not be charged on Friday, April 10.
Payment processing schedule will be revised and announced upon our return.

Louisville Ballet 2019 – 2020 Season

September 13 – 14, 2019   The Merry Widow
October 12-13, 2019   Serenade+at High+Velocity
December 14-22, 2019   The Brown-Forman Nutcracker
January 24 – 26, 2020   Choreographer’s Showcase
February 28 – 29, 2020   Antipodes
Postponed   Kentucky! Volume I

 

Louisville Ballet 2020 Summer Intensive Audition Tour 

Click here for more information regarding the Louisville Ballet Summer Intensive