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

Press: Louisville Ballet to co-host free screening of ‘Danseur,’ a doc about male dancers who often face bullying

By Sara Havens for Insider Louisville April 11, 2019 In February, the Louisville Ballet presented “Human Abstract,” a program that explored the complexities of human relationships through two male lead dancers. Sadly, the organization received a slew of homophobic letters and messages before the show and even some protesters outside the Kentucky Center during the evening performances. … Continued

Press: A season of imagination: What’s in store for Louisville Ballet in 2019-20

By Kathryn Gregory for The Courier Journal March 21, 2019 It’s a season of imagination. The Louisville Ballet is reaching into the farthest depths of creativity to bring you its 2019-20 season, which features classics like “The Brown-Forman Nutcracker” and the “Choreographer’s Showcase” alongside several world premieres, including a collaboration with Kentucky-based artists to create … Continued

Press: Raise the Barre with the Louisville Ballet

By Megan Heinsohn for Louisville Magazine March 15, 2019 Ever wonder how your moves would measure up next to a ballerina on the dance floor? This is your chance to dance with some of the most flexible athletes in the city. This Saturday, you won’t want to miss the Louisville Ballet’s Raise the Barre, a … Continued

Press: Louisville hosts 45th annual ADDY Awards

By Staff for The Lane Report March 1, 2019 LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The American Advertising Federation – Louisville hosted its premier creative competition, the 2019 ADDY Awards Thursday. For the 45th consecutive year, The ADDYs recognized outstanding creative work in the areas of advertising and marketing. This year’s gala was held at the Foundry at … Continued

Press: ‘Human Abstract,’ you will be more human for having experienced it

By Deena Lilygren for LEO Weekly February 27, 2019 Only two productions remain in the Louisville Ballet’s “Season of Romance,” and one kicks off tomorrow: “Human Abstract,” which Choreographer and Director Lucas Jervies calls an “abstract tragedy.” It is an evolution or “re-examination” of the show he brought to Louisville in 2010 and 2017. The … Continued

Press: Louisville Orchestra stages ‘folk opera’ premiere and performance with Louisville Ballet

By Bill Doolittle for Insider Louisville February 21,2019 Music Director Teddy Abrams leads the Louisville Orchestra in a premiere of composer Rachel Grimes’ folk opera and film “The Way Forth” in a concert Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. A movie made by Grimes and filmmaker Catharine Axley accompanies the … Continued

Press: How do you interpret love and loss? With neon lights, ballet dancers

By Caleb Weigandt for Courier Journal February 15th, 2019 Love, isolation, heartbreak. You may think you have heard this story before in fair Verona, but you’ve probably never seen it quite like this.  Spearheaded by esteemed choreographer and director Lucas Jervies , the Louisville Ballet  and Louisville Visual Art have teamed up to present a rendition of Jervies’ own “Human Abstract.” … Continued