Strange—the way you can be surrounded by people and still feel alone. They can be singing your name, smiling in your face, and yet your heart is a lump. Heavy. Void. Still. You try to play along as they push and they pull, but nothing can fill that vast space of loneliness. Nothing can … Continued
Month: February 2017
By Eli Keel for Insider Louisville February 22nd, 2017 Choreographer Lucas Jervies returns this week to the Louisville Ballet with “Human Abstract,” an evening-length piece for seven dancers that explores love and loss. Using the works of Cocteau, Blake and Shakespeare as a springboard, he creates an unconventional, multidisciplinary narrative ballet that seeks to challenge … Continued
Every individual moves differently. Each body is unique. All paths of thought are distinct. Personal. As humans we often fall into similar patterns and tend to categorize ourselves into groups; however, no two beings are fully alike. Individualism is celebrated and valued in the arts. Louisville Ballet encourages and admires the special traits each company … Continued
Love is the universal thread that weaves humanity together. All souls have loved or been loved—have felt the thousands of ways in which that same force manages to manifest itself. To love and be loved is, quite likely, the deepest and most fervent desire of every human spirit. For this reason have composers, actors, painters, … Continued
Get a glimpse into Human Abstract rehearsals as captured by Sam English. Choreographer Lucas Jervies brings a psychological drama to life in the intimate setting of the Bomhard Theater, where you will feel a close connection to the power of the art you see.
We are launching a weekly blog series called Stage and Studio, written by Louisville Ballet Company member Annie Honebrink! Be sure to check in each Friday to read the next installment. This week, Annie touches on the history of Louisville Ballet’s spirit of collaboration and what it means for the future: Experiencing Art. Experiencing Life. … Continued