Stage + Studio: A Louisville Ballet Blog- Camaraderie by Annie Honebrink

Every individual moves differently. Each body is unique. All paths of thought are distinct. Personal. As humans we often fall into similar patterns and tend to categorize ourselves into groups; however, no two beings are fully alike. Individualism is celebrated and valued in the arts. Louisville Ballet encourages and admires the special traits each company … Continued

Stage + Studio: A Louisville Ballet Blog- A Pathway of Creations by Annie Honebrink

Love is the universal thread that weaves humanity together.  All souls have loved or been loved—have felt the thousands of ways in which that same force manages to manifest itself.  To love and be loved is, quite likely, the deepest and most fervent desire of every human spirit.  For this reason have composers, actors, painters, … Continued

Human Abstract Rehearsals- At a Glance

Get a glimpse into Human Abstract rehearsals as captured by Sam English.  Choreographer Lucas Jervies brings a psychological drama to life in the intimate setting of the Bomhard Theater, where you will feel a close connection to the power of the art you see.    

2017 Choreographers’ Showcase Rehearsals- At a Glance

Get a glimpse into the 2017 Choreographers’ Showcase rehearsals as captured by Sam English!  This season we focus on narrative as we invest in the future of ballet and the dance makers building the classics of tomorrow. CHOREOGRAPHERS’ SHOWCASE Tuesday, Jan. 24 – Saturday, Jan. 28 @ 8 PM Saturday, Jan. 28 @ 3pm Louisville … Continued

The magician behind the new magic in Louisville Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’

By Eli Keel for Insider Louisville People often use the word “magical” to describe an evening at the ballet, or that special feeling they get during the holidays. But in the case of the Louisville Ballet’s version of “The Brown-Forman Nutcracker,” the magic is built into the production. Marshall Magoon is a Bay Area illusionist … Continued

Unwrap Nutcracker Magic

Our most VIC (Very Important Character) appears in the studio as we prepare for The Brown-Forman Nutcracker! Experience Louisville Ballet holiday magic Dec. 10-22, 2016 at The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. Purchase your tickets online now via The Kentucky Center or call (502) 584-7777. Purchase Tickets to The Brown-Forman Nutcracker

Meet Louisville Ballet School’s new Director of Education, Kristine Orms

Louisville Ballet is pleased to announce the selection of Kristine Orms as Director of Education for The Louisville Ballet School. Kristine will officially move into her new role at the start of The Louisville Ballet School spring semester, January 9, 2017. Kristine has a love for and history with Louisville Ballet. She danced with the … Continued

Swan Lake re-imagined: Meet the artists

As part of their 65th Anniversary Season, Louisville Ballet premiered a new Swan Lake – a classical ballet now re-imagined as virtual reality – in the fall of 2016. Artistic & Executive Director, Robert Curan, chose three Louisville-based visual artists – Ryan Daly, Garrett Crabtree and Tiffany Woodard – to help create the designs that, … Continued

Nutcracker Special Events

Sugar Plum Parties Saturday, December 10 & Sunday, December 11, 2016 Saturday, December 17 & Sunday, December 18, 2016 11:30 AM – 1 PM The Kentucky Center Join children’s cast characters from The Brown-Forman Nutcracker for holiday fun and festivities at a pre-show Sugar Plum Party. Admission includes sweet snacks, photo opportunities with cast members and a … Continued

Meet the Artists and Designers behind our new interpretation of SWAN LAKE

Swan Lake is, without question, a workhorse. Even if you have never seen a live production, you most likely feel like you have. Swan Lake is the epitome of ballet, for better and for worse, and ballet companies often rely on its appeal. And there is so much to find appealing – a handsome, conflicted … Continued