PRESS: A man in love with a giant doll. How Louisville Ballet puts Germantown twist on a classic

by Maggie Menderski, The Courier-Journal  A love triangle and doll that’s so lifelike it’s perceived as a young woman causing chaos in Louisville’s Germantown neighborhood. Ridiculous, right? That’s part of the plot in Louisville Ballet‘s original production of “Coppelia,” which returns to the stage for the first time in seven years and opens this week at The … Continued

LIMITED TIME! The 2022 Nutcracker Pre-Sale

Our Annual Nutcracker Pre-Sale is happening NOW – July 27th through August 5th!* ❄️ Enjoy early ticket access to The Brown-Forman Nutcracker and reserve your discounted favorite seats in zones A, B, and C at up to 20% off regular single ticket prices (The best single ticket prices this Season – no promo code required). … Continued

Louisville Ballet Announces a Season of Transcendence

Season Ticket Packages on sale now for Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 Performances LOUISVILLE, KY – Louisville Ballet is thrilled to announce performance details for the 2022/2023 Season of Transcendence. Moving forward into their 71st year, the Ballet continues the work of a 21st Century ballet company with a season of innovative productions that celebrate … Continued

Louisville Ballet Names Philip Koester Executive Director

Organization Announces New Leadership in Seasoned Industry Expert LOUISVILLE, KY – Louisville Ballet has announced its new Executive Director, Philip Koester, seasoned industry expert and Louisville native. Koester joins Louisville Ballet from the Kentucky Opera, where he most recently served as Chief Revenue and Advancement Officer. Prior to Kentucky Opera, Koester was Vice President of … Continued

Louisville Ballet Announces 70th Anniversary Season Spring Performance Schedule

Tickets on sale now for Program 4, Spotlight Series: Impressionism to Jazz, and all-new Sleeping Beauty LOUISVILLE, KY – Louisville Ballet is continuing its celebration of the company’s 70th Anniversary Season with a line-up of exciting spring productions. This season’s spring schedule includes the recently added Program 4, Spotlight Series: Impressionism to Jazz, and Sleeping … 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

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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