Press: Lowe Elementary students learning through dance

By Alex Durham for WLKY December 7, 2018 Kindergarten students at Lowe Elementary School are using curriculum-based dance to benefit their health and education. The Anthem Healthy Living Through the Arts program provides students across Kentucky with transformative dance experiences to help them learn. “All the kids have gotten an experience to get instruction in … Continued

Press: What It’s Like to Choreograph The Nutcracker Four Different Times

By Avichai Scher for Dance Magazine December 4th,2018 Choreographer Val Caniparoli started his ballet career by performing in Lew Christensen’s The Nutcracker with San Francisco Ballet in 1971. Today, he still performs with SFB as Drosselmeir, in the company’s current version by Helgi Tomasson. It takes Caniparoli a lot of concentration to stick to the … Continued

Press: Free Time with Annie Honebrink

By Will Weible for WHAS 11 December 2,2018 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Annie Honebrink has been with the Louisville Ballet since 2010. As a company dancer, Honebrink has performed in a wide variety of ballets including the Brown-Forman Nutcracker, in which she has danced the part of Marie seven times. This year’s edition of the … Continued

Press: Norton Children’s Hospital Snow Ball Gala

By The Voice-Tribune October 31st, 2018 The Snow Ball Gala, a magical night of cocktails, live entertainment, dancing and gourmet cuisine will take place on Nov. 17 at the Omni Hotel. The gala, which is attended by more than 900 guests each year, benefits the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) at Norton Children’s … Continued

Press: From Cambodia to Mozart, Louisville Ballet opens two world premieres

By Kathryn Gregory for The Courier Journal October 11,2018 The Louisville Ballet is at it again, stretching the boundaries of what it offers to local audiences hungry for new, inspiring productions. This weekend, it offers two world premieres and a Balanchine classic with “Mozart,” an evening of ballet dedicated to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. For Artistic … 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