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

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

By Caleb Wiegandt for The Courier Journal February 15,2019 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’ … Continued

Press: Your guide to Kentucky Shakespeare’s Packed Season of Free Plays

By Alex Roma on LEO Weekly February 12, 2019 Kentucky Shakespeare has announced the lineup for its 59th annual Shakespeare Festival in the Park, including seven productions, 58 performances, and 54 pre-show performances, all free as always. This kind of packed season is nothing new for the folks at Kentucky Shakespeare, who make a point … 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