Review: Alonzo King Lines Ballet Brings Power, Grace

By Kathi E.B. Ellis for WFPL January 30, 2017 Friday evening saw the Louisville premiere of California-based Alonzo King Lines Ballet at the Brown Theatre. The company brought two new works, both of which it premiered in 2016. “Art Songs,” a ballet in four movements set to a wide range of classical songs, is a … Continued

Review: Louisville Ballet’s Choreographers’ Showcase Is All About Narrative

By Kathi E.B. Ellis for WFPL January 27,2017 At the opening night of this year’s Choreographers’ Showcase, Robert Curran, producing and artistic director of the Louisville Ballet, framed the evening in the context of narrative. In a season in which the Ballet is producing three of the great story ballets of all time (Swan Lake, … Continued

Louisville Ballet Choreographers’ Showcase touches on Derby, immigrating to America, and ‘The Wasteland’

By Eli Keel for Insider Louisville Each year, the Louisville Ballet gives its dancers a chance to step to the front of the rehearsal room as they create new works for the company’s Choreographers’ Showcase. With the beginning of Robert Curran’s tenure as head of the company, the showcase has also featured a guest choreographer, … Continued

2017 Choreographers’ Showcase Rehearsals- At a Glance

Get a glimpse into the 2017 Choreographers’ Showcase rehearsals as captured by Sam English!  This season we focus on narrative as we invest in the future of ballet and the dance makers building the classics of tomorrow. CHOREOGRAPHERS’ SHOWCASE Tuesday, Jan. 24 – Saturday, Jan. 28 @ 8 PM Saturday, Jan. 28 @ 3pm Louisville … Continued