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

Press: Louisville Ballet, KyCAD partner for unique performance

By Gina Glaros for WDRB February 1st, 2019 Louisville Ballet and the Kentucky College of Art and Design are partnering for the first time for a one-of-a-kind show that’s taking place Friday and Saturday. They’re hoping technology will play a role in satisfying longtime fans and attracting newcomers. The bitterly cold week didn’t keep Louisville … Continued

Review: In A Remarkable Choreographers Showcase, Louisville Ballet Continues To Innovate

By Kathi E.B. Ellis for WFPL February 2nd, 2019 This year’s Choreographers Showcase — #ChorShow — is a show that’s unlike any other program the Louisville Ballet has produced. It follows in the tradition of company members, and sometimes guests, creating new pieces of dance. There the similarities fade. This year’s show is in a non-traditional space; … Continued

Press: Free Kentucky Shakespeare Festival announces powerhouse 2019 season

By Kathryn Gregory for Courier Journal February 10th, 2019 This summer, the free Kentucky Shakespeare Festival will deliver 58 performances of seven different productions over a 10-week period. Sounds daunting, but for the thespians who make Shakespeare their craft, it’s all part of the plan.  “It’s not overwhelming at all,” Producing Artistic Director Matt Wallace said. He … Continued

Press: Bring your phone and come ready to explore at Louisville Ballet and KyCAD’s #ChorShow

By Eli Keel for Insider Louisville January 31st, 2019 The Louisville Ballet’s “Choreographers’ Showcase” is always one of its season’s most interesting offerings, with multiple choreographers trying out new work, often with a bigger and better trained group of dancers than they’ve worked with before. This year promises to be something special. Teaming with the Kentucky College … Continued

The Return of Robert Curran

BY ERICA RUCKER Louisville Ballet Artistic + Executive Director Robert Curran is tired of cashmere sweaters. It isn’t the sweaters, exactly. It is what the sweaters represent. After finding himself on the outside of a long relationship and then experiencing the death of his mother earlier this year, Curran is reflecting on his collection of … Continued

Press: Frazier Museum’s Nutcracker Exhibit Enhances This Holiday Tradition

By Kathi E.B. Ellis for WFPL November 29th, 2017 This holiday season, “The Nutcracker” continues a Louisville tradition that’s lasted decades. This year’s motto for the Louisville Ballet’s Brown-Forman Nutcracker is “everything it’s  cracked up to be.” And the Ballet is adding lots of ancillary programming to live up to this assertion. The most substantial … Continued

Press: Breaking down ‘The Nutcracker’ – Special exhibit explores 60 years of magic and artistry

By Simon Meiners for COURIER JOURNAL November 27th, 2017 For six decades, the Louisville Ballet has given the community one of its most beloved holiday traditions: The Nutcracker Ballet. This year, the Frazier Museum pays homage to this local take on a Russian classic with “Nutcracker the Exhibition: 60 Years of Magic and Majesty.” The one-of-a-kind exhibit at the Frazier … Continued

Press: Frazier History Museum and Louisville Ballet team up for ‘Nutcracker’ retrospective

By Eli Keel for INSIDER LOUISVILLE November 11th, 2017 Louisville has its share of holiday traditions, including the Louisville Ballet‘s “Nutcracker,” a crowd favorite that has been in production locally for 60 years. That’s a lot of memories, and this holiday season you can look back at some of those memories and what it took to … Continued

Review: Louisville Ballet’s Interpretation Of Stravinsky Is Disturbing, Evocative, Powerful

By Kathi E.B. Ellis for WFPL November 11th, 2017 With the opening of the Louisville Ballet’s current mainstage season on Friday night, Louisville’s fall arts season is now truly in full swing. Producing Artistic and Executive Director Robert Curran has paired together two ballets set to music by Stravinsky. First on the program is Balanchine’s … Continued