Press: Louisville Ballet Announces New ‘Season Of Romance’

By Kathi E.B. Ellis for WFPL

February 14th,2018

Today is Valentine’s Day. And as many are celebrating their romantic relationships, the Louisville Ballet is unveiling its so-called 2018-2019 Season of Romance.

Romeo & Juliet and Human Abstract take on the darker side of love and passionate romance, while Cinderella and The Brown-Forman Nutcracker delight us with the joyful aspects of romance,” explained Producing and Artistic Director Robert Curran.

And, in what is becoming a signature of Curran’s vision, this season also promises more collaborations with diverse artists.

There is a familiar rhythm to the season, with the ever-popular Nutcracker anchoring the holiday season, in partnership with live music from the Louisville Orchestra. There are two full-length ballets: Cinderella, staged by former Artistic Directors Alun Jones and Helen Starr and, opening the season, Romeo and Juliet, choreographed by Adam Hougland, one of the Louisville Ballet’s commissioned choreographers.

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