Ballet Bound

Louisville Ballet believes that children should have access to high quality dance education experiences regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, or socio-economic status. Ballet Bound is a new initiative of Louisville Ballet providing young dancers from all across Greater Louisville the opportunity to study classical ballet free of charge in a professional setting.

Ballet Bound is designed to build diversity in the world of ballet while serving as a pathway for dancers to The Louisville Ballet School, Louisville Ballet Studio Company and eventually a career with Louisville Ballet.

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2021-22 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

There are multiple levels of support needed to help fund the Ballet Bound Program.

$50,000 – Annual Lead Ballet Bound Program Sponsor- Sponsorship recognition on all Ballet Bound materials

$15,000 – Sponsor five continuing Ballet Bound Scholarships

$2,500 – Purchase uniforms for 20 Ballet Bound Students

 

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Please contact Louisville Ballet Director of Development, at development@louisvilleballet.org for more information.

*$45,000 covers the cost of of tuition and fees for 10 years of training for one Ballet Bound Student to graduate from The Louisville Ballet School and be ready for a career in dance

 

BALLET BOUND AUDITION TOUR

In the summer of 2021, Louisville Ballet hosted a Ballet Bound Audition Tour in partnership with Olmsted Parks. Dance workshops were hosted at six different park locations for the opportunity to audition for a Ballet Bound Scholarship to Louisville Ballet for the 2021-22 school year. We are excited to announce 20 students in total have been chosen from all park workshop attendees and will receive free tuition and uniform for one year to attend weekly classes at Louisville Ballet’s Downtown Studio Campus.

We look forward to our second tour of Audition Workshops coming to a park near you next summer. Be sure to follow Louisville Ballet for more details about the tour, announced in Spring of 2022!

THANK YOU TO OUR CURRENT SPONSORS

MOVEMENT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

COGNITIVE & INTELLECTUAL BENEFITS
Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills
Strengthen ability to to listen and follow directions
Promotes creativity and imagination
Develops neural pathways (Brain Compatible)

 

PHYSICAL BENEFITS
Develops kinesthetic (body) awareness
Increases coordination, balance and control

 

SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL BENEFITS
Learn self control through space sharing
Discover nonverbal communication through dance
Develop self awareness to promote appropriate behavior
Builds self esteem and self worth

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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