Review: Mixed Program Opens Louisville Ballet’s 65th Season

By Kathi E.B. Ellis for WFPL September 12, 2016 The Louisville Ballet is one of the oldest ballet companies in the country, and this year it’s celebrating its 65th anniversary with a year-long celebration. The programming kicked off this weekend with “Stars and Stripes,” which included the works of American-adopted Balanchine, modern dance icon Twyla Tharp … Continued

Review | Ballet’s ‘Stars + Stripes’ eye-popping

By Elizabeth Kramer for The Courier-Journal September 10, 2016 Increasingly in recent years, dance performances have become events at notable art museums such as the Museum of Modern Art. But choreographers have long found inspiration in and ways to work with visual artists. The Louisville Ballet’s artistic and executive director Robert Curran made his intentions … Continued

Louisville Ballet kicks off 65th season with ‘Stars + Stripes’

By Eli Keel for Insider Louisville September 6, 2016 The Louisville Ballet kicks off its 65th season this weekend with the mixed program “Stars + Stripes,” featuring the works of George Balanchine, Twyla Tharp and a world premiere from the Ballet’s executive and artistic director Robert Curran. Along for the ride is local collaborator Letitia Quesenberry and … Continued

HOW THEY FADE: from Louisville Ballet’s STARS + STRIPES

Footage from this video features music composed and performed by YASSOU, artwork by visual artist and scenic designer Letitia Quesenberry and choreography from Artistic & Executive Director Robert Curran’s world-premiere piece, ‘How They Fade’. Join us for STARS + STRIPES September 9-10 at the Kentucky Center. Purchase your ticket now for this incredible performance experience … Continued