Behind the Curtain: Program 4

Meet the artists behind PROGRAM 4, a just-added Louisville Ballet production. Louisville Ballet Artistic Director Robert Curran talks with inaugural Dysart Award winner, Anne Jung, and 2021/2022 Dysart Award nominating panel co-director, Rupert Tookey. He’s also joined by Robert Barry Fleming, Actors Theater of Louisville’s Executive Artistic Director and PROGRAM 4 choreographer, and Kateryna Sellers, … Continued

PRESS: Louisville Ballet launches choreographic award. Here’s who won the inaugural prize.

by Stephanie Wolf, 89.3 WFPL Louisville Ballet has launched a new choreographic award to highlight “promising choreographers on the cusp of their careers,” according to a news release Wednesday. The ballet’s Dysart Award comes with a $20,000 cash prize, a $5,000 charitable donation to a dance education program of the winner’s choosing and the chance to … Continued

Louisville Ballet Presents Inaugural Dysart Award to Anne Jung

Award honors promising choreographers on the cusp of their careers LOUISVILLE, KY – Louisville Ballet announces the launch of the Dysart Award,  an annual award established in 2021 to identify and support promising choreographers on the cusp of their professional careers, nominated and selected by a panel of internationally-recognized dance leaders. The Dysart Award seeks … Continued

CHORSHOW 2022 moves to the Digital Stage

IMPORTANT PERFORMANCE UPDATE In light of the recent, alarming rise in COVID-19 infection rates throughout our community, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our in-person performances of this season’s CHORSHOW, originally scheduled for January 12-16, 2022 inside our Main Street studios. This decision was made because the health and safety of our patrons, … Continued

PRESS: “Swan Lake” a swan song for long-time Louisville ballet dancer

by Stephanie Wolf, 89.3 WFPL The lead role of Odette/Odile in the ballet “Swan Lake” is a doozy. Louisville Ballet dancer Erica De La O has danced it before, and it never gets easier. “It’s a big one,” she said. “It’s a lot of work.” The role involves difficult choreography, immense artistry and almost-Herculean stamina. And … Continued

PRESS: Louisville Ballet Scrapped The Traditional Tutu For Its Revolutionary ‘Swan Lake’ Costumes

by Erica Rucker, LEO Weekly The Louisville Ballet’s performance of “Swan Lake” has a few more shows. One of the outstanding aspects of the new show is the Ballet’s collaboration with local artists on lighting and costuming. LEO asked costume designer Tiffany Woodard a few questions about the designs and how she worked with the ballet to add some modern … Continued

PRESS: LASER FOCUS (LOUISVILLEBALLET)

by Keith Waits, Arts-Louisville Swan Lake Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreography by Robert Curran A review by Keith Waits Entire contents are copyright © 2021 by Keith Waits. All rights reserved. Robert Curran isn’t playing around. If the first production back in the Brown Theatre needed to be an astonishing, bravura masterpiece, he has … Continued

Louisville Ballet COVID-19 Performance Attendance Guidelines

Planning to join us in the theater for an in-person performance? We can’t wait to see you! We encourage you to review these important COVID-19 attendance details before you go: Patrons (ages 5 years and up) attending Louisville Ballet performances at The Brown Theatre and The Kentucky Center will be required to provide proof of … Continued

Louisville Ballet Returns to the Physical Stage with Swan Lake + The Brown-Forman Nutcracker

Tickets on sale now for the Ballet’s 70th Anniversary Season fall performances LOUISVILLE, KY – After over a year on the virtual stage, Louisville Ballet will be returning to the Brown Theater with an exhilarating update to the classic, Swan Lake. The performance will run from November 11th – 13th and is the inaugural production … Continued

Louisville Ballet Seeks Executive Director

  Louisville Ballet currently seeks an Executive Director to help lead the organization, alongside Artistic Director Robert Curran, as we celebrate our 70th Anniversary Season and move toward an even brighter future. As the fifth oldest, continuously operating ballet company in the country, Louisville Ballet has made an impact on generations of artists and on … Continued

SWAN LAKE

November 11-14 2021
The Brown Theatre
Choreography by Robert Curran
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchakiovsky

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The Brown-Forman Nutcracker

December 11-23, 2021
Whitney Hall, Kentucky Center
Choreography by Val Caniparoli
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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ChorShow

January 12-22, 2022
Louisville Ballet Studios

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Spotlight Series: Impressionism to Jazz

March 3-5, 2022
The Brown Theatre
A mixed repertory evening featuring:

Emeralds

Choreography by George Balanchine

Music: "Pelléas et Mélisande" + "Shylock" by Gabriel Fauré

In G Major

Choreography by Jerome Robbins
Music: "Piano Concerto in G Major" by Maurice Ravel

World Premiere Work

Music by Louisville-based Jazz Composer and Musician, Dick Sisto

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Sleeping Beauty

March 31 - April 2, 2022
The Brown Theatre
Choreography by Adam Hougland
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchakiovsky

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