Behind the Scenes with Louisville Ballet and YASSOU

Louisville Ballet will open its 65th season with the stunning Stars + Stripes, September 9-10, 2016. It will include the World Premiere of Artistic Director Robert Curran’s work, How They Fade, with original music by YASSOU . Check out this sneak peek of the dancers and band at work. Single tickets on sale go on … Continued

Louisville Ballet looks back on our history: The 1960s

This week, as we continue to highlight the history of Louisville Ballet leading up to the opening of our 65th season on September 9th with Stars + Stripes, we usher in the 1960s.  This decade brought a great deal of growth and change to the organization and its impact on the Louisville community and beyond.  In 1960, … Continued

Bonnie Dance in Fokine’s ‘The Dying Swan’ from Louisville Ballet’s first production

Our performance story began on March 16, 1952 as Bonnie Dance danced Fokine’s The Dying Swan for our first audience. As dance writer George Hubbard wrote about the experience, “Ther was one swan and one cello; it was The Dying Swan. It could have easily turned into a wild goose chase or a dead duck, but … Continued