The Louisville Ballet School Celebrates 25 Years of Making Moving Artists

The Louisville Ballet School Celebrates 25 Years of Making Moving Artists with a fully digital production of their annual “Spring Dance Festival” LOUISVILLE, KY – The Louisville Ballet School is proud to celebrate 25 years as Louisville Ballet’s official training center with a culminating, fully digital production of their annual “Spring Dance Festival.” Typically performed … Continued

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Mission Louisville Ballet makes moving art that respects tradition, encourages innovation, and fosters life-long learning. We inspire connection, conversation and a profound sense of community, by striving for bold collaborations, by nurturing the next generation of artists, by celebrating diversity, and by creating access for all. Core Values Be creative. Be collaborative. Be disciplined. Job … Continued

Louisville Ballet Presents Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring via Cinematic Digital Performance

Tickets on sale now for the ballet, created by resident choreographer Andrea Schermoly LOUISVILLE, KY – Louisville Ballet has announced the next original ballet art film in their digital Season of Illumination – The Rite of Spring. The digital performance will stream from April 22 through May 31 and tickets are on sale now. Created … Continued

Our Statement Against Anti-Asian Racism and Violence

Like many of you, we are heartbroken and horrified by the rise in anti-Asian racism and violence against the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities throughout our country. We stand with our own Louisville Ballet AAPI family – our dancers, colleagues, students, audiences, and volunteers – by strongly condemning these acts of hatred and … Continued

Dr. Eric Isaacson Announced as Louisville Ballet Interim Executive Director

LOUISVILLE, KY, Monday, March 1, 2021 – Louisville Ballet is pleased to welcome Dr. Eric Isaacson as Interim Executive Director, effective starting Monday, March 1, 2021. About Eric Isaacson Currently associate professor of music theory at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, Eric has served in administrative roles for most of the last 20 … Continued

NEWS: Louisville Ballet Renews Executive Director Search

The Company’s current Executive Director, Nichole Gantshar, has announced her decision to step down from the role. LOUISVILLE, KY, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 – The Louisville Ballet Board of Directors has announced that the Company will re-launch its national search to fill the role of Executive Director. As Jim Haynes, Louisville Ballet Board President explains, … Continued

Revisiting “The Making of a Dancer” by KERTIS

Originally captured during our 2015 / 2016 Season as we rehearsed our holiday classic, The Brown-Forman Nutcracker, this short film follows Company Dancer Erin Langston Evans, Children’s Cast Member (and now Louisville Ballet School pre-professional student) Ben Workman, and Louisville Ballet former Company Dancer and Ballet Mistress Mikelle Bruzina as they give insight at what … Continued

PRESS: You can’t cancel Christmas. How these Louisville theaters are keeping holiday magic alive

by Dahlia Ghabour, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY— The letter canceling “The Nutcracker” arrived in the heat of late July. It wasn’t exactly a surprise, but Kelli Archer still dreaded having to tell her 14-year-old daughter, Kate, she would not be performing in “The Brown-Forman Nutcracker” with the Louisville Ballet. The unyielding coronavirus pandemic and continued … Continued

PRESS: The Show Must Go On

How the performing arts are embracing the virtual stage for the fall 2020 season by Sarah Levitch, The Voice-Tribune I once read somewhere that the Earth without “art” is just “eh.” Possessed with a poignant ability to connect people of different beliefs or languages, art persists in society as an instigator, uniter and healer. Art … Continued