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

Balanchine ballet entails massive art work

By Elizabeth Kramer for The Courier-Journal March 31, 2016 Since last fall, artist Chris Radtke has been making white cloth boxes – hundreds of them – that would fit her body in a crouched position. Radtke has made these boxes before as part of her ongoing series of installations called “Notes on Self.” Early on in the series … Continued

Building Louisville’s Coppélia, Part 1

Louisville Ballet opens its 2015-2016 Season with a Coppélia, reimagined in 1917, just before the U.S. enters WWI, in Louisville’s Germantown neighborhood. New choreography, costumes and sets were created for this world-premiere production; this is the first complete build the Company has done in over five years. Artistic & Executive Director Robert Curran choreographed (after … Continued