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

Louisville Ballet presents THE BROWN-FORMAN NUTCRACKER

Embrace the holiday season with our beautiful classic –  this year with NEW MAGIC!   THE KENTUCKY CENTER Whitney Hall 501 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202 December 10-22, 2016 Choreography by Val Caniparoli Music by Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky Sets and costumes by Peter Cazalet Louisville, KY (November 8, 2016) – Louisville Ballet is again proud … Continued

Review: Louisville Ballet’s ‘Swan Lake’ Is A Visual Delight

By Kathi E.B. Ellis for WFPL Robert Curran’s revisioning of “Swan Lake” opened at the Brown Theatre on Friday, and the production largely succeeded in executing a careful balance among artistic progress, the use of new technologies and tradition. Continuing the Louisville Ballet’s commitment to working with local visual artists and expanding how audiences consider scenic design, this … Continued

‘Swan Lake’ | Sharp focus on gorgeous choreography

By Elizabeth Kramer for the Courier-Journal Add Louisville Ballet’s Robert Curran to the record of those who have reimagined the iconic ballet “Swan Lake” with its lush score from Tchaikovsky, beautifully played by the Louisville Orchestra on Friday night. While Curran’s choreography remained true to the ballet’s tradition with much of it rooted it in the … 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

Experience SWAN LAKE

Experience a radically beautiful interpretation of this ballet classic. Robert Curran’s SWAN LAKE takes flight Oct. 14-15 ONLY at the historic Brown Theatre. Purchase TICKETS online at kentuckycenter.org or call The Kentucky Center box office at (502) 584-7777. Classical ballet meets laser projection technology for a Louisville Ballet world-premiere experience like you’ve never had before. Choreography … Continued

Laser artists to add glimmer to ballet’s ‘Swan Lake’

  By Elizabeth Kramer for the Courier-Journal “We’ve got lasers everywhere, but we can’t shoot them off at the same time or we’ll be burning people’s retinas,” said artist Garrett Crabtree. No. This is not a recreation of “Star Wars.” Crabtree is talking about the laser designs he and artist Ryan Daly are creating for … Continued