Stage + Studio, A Louisville Ballet Blog: “Hope” by Annie Honebrink

Funny how much we can learn from children. How they can remind us how to love. How to look. How to laugh. Funny how they can see with their hearts and listen with their eyes. And their big wide gazes can penetrate those deep dark places we hide inside. The ones we’d rather forget exist. … Continued

Press: Three things to know about the Louisville Ballet

By David A. Mann for Louisville Ballet First October 27, 2017 The Louisville Ballet often comes to mind this time of year as “The Brown-Forman Nutcracker” has become a holiday tradition for many families. But there’s much more to the ballet than that one well-known production. There are six productions on the bill for the … Continued

The Brown-Forman Nutcracker: Special Events!

Drosselmeyer’s Workshop Saturday, December 9, 2017 Saturday, December 16, 2017 Saturday, December 23, 2017 11:30 AM – 1 PM The Kentucky Center Join Drosselmeyer the toymaker and the children’s casts from The Brown-Forman Nutcracker for holiday fun and festivities at a pre-show party before each Saturday matinee performance of The Brown-Forman Nutcracker! Tickets are $25 per … Continued

Press: The Firebird Gala: A Flight to Freedom

By the Voice-Tribune October 18,2017 As part of their season opener, Louisville Ballet is hosting a monumental gala with a very relevant theme on Saturday, November 11. The funds raised will help the organization continue their artistic work while also aiding the refugee citizens in our community. We spoke with Diane Davis, the Ballet’s Director … Continued

Stage + Studio, A Louisville Ballet Blog: “Home” by Annie Honebrink

My grandma was a quilter. Each stitch by hand. Thousands of tiny stitches, each piece of thread weaving a story into the blanket. Passed down from parent to child. Gifts at graduations, weddings. Newborn babies wrapped in the warm embrace of the colorful patches. If you have multiple colors in a quilt, one of the … Continued

Press: New take on iconic poster celebrates artist, ballet

By Jo Anne Triplett for LEO Weekly October 11, 2017 A ballet pointe shoe resting atop an egg. How simple — and how odd. The two do not normally go together. And yet that vision by the late designer Julius Friedman became an iconic poster of international renown. “Toe on Egg,” as it became known, … Continued

Review: Connecting The Dots

By Keith Waits for ARTS-LOUISVILLE October 1st, 2017 When Robert Curran states in his opening remarks that this program will make you feel like you are “in” the dance and not just watching it, it is exactly the point of Studio Connections. This year Curran structures the show to illustrate both fundamental concepts behind ballet … Continued