Press: With the ballet’s Erica De La O at the helm, Cleopatra’s sexy will share the spotlight with her smarts and strategy

By Eli Keel for Insider Louisville July 27th, 2019 The Louisville Ballet’s premiere of a new Shakespeare-inspired work as part of the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival’s season in Central Park has become one of Insider Louisville’s most anticipated events of the year. Choreographer Roger Creel and Composer Scott Moore have given audiences original full-length ballets based … Continued

Press: Ashley Thursby: The Ballerina Decoded

By Miranda McDonald for The Voice-Tribune February 28th, 2019 Ashley Thursby can still recall the precise moment she knew she wanted to be a professional ballerina. She was five years old, sitting at home with her mother and watching a performance of “The Nutcracker” on PBS. It was the first time she had ever seen … Continued

NEWS: Discover Cleopatra, the woman who remade history, in Louisville Ballet’s “Cleopatra: Queen of Kings”

Uncover the mystery behind the powerful woman who rede ned history in Louisville Ballet’s Cleopatra: Queen of Kings. Choreographed by Erica De La O and produced by Roger Creel, Cleopatra: Queen of Kings is the fourth installment in Louisville Ballet’s partnership with Kentucky Shakespeare’s Festival in Central Park and runs July 31 – August 4, … Continued