Residencies and Workshops

Louisville Ballet offers dynamic movement programming for schools and community partners. As children are naturally kinesthetic learners, movement and dance is an excellent way of offering differentiated instruction to your students. The curriculum for all of our programs is based on the National Core Arts Standards in Dance and provide a high quality arts education for students and teachers. We are happy to work with schools and partners on specific needs and tailor our programming to integrate with other academic content. 

Programs Offered

Mighty Movers: Preschool & Kindergarten
Young learners explore their world through movement and play while developing language acquisition, sensory awareness, self-confidence, and building a strong foundation for life-long learning.

FEE: $650 per classroom (up to 30 students per class)
5 sessions (60 minutes each)

Dancing Mathematicians: Kindergarten through 5th Grade
Students will explore arts integration as they dance their way through word problems and investigate place value. Educators will receive access to the 25 minute Dancing Mathematicians video along with extension activities, support materials and behind the scenes information about Louisville Ballet.

FEE: $125 per classroom (up to 30 students per class)
Virtual Workshop (30 minute program)

Exploring Movement: 1st through 8th Grade
Students learn how to create, perform, and respond to various styles of movement in this week-long program that incorporates creative, social and folk dances.

FEE: $650 per classroom (up to 30 students per class)
5 sessions (60 minutes each)

 
Dance 101: 9th through 12th Grade
Students participate in activities designed to increase their ability to analyze, interpret, evaluate and appreciate dance while identifying connections dance has with global history and other art forms.

FEE: $500 per classroom (up to 30 students per class)
3 sessions (60 minutes each)

Family Dance Workshop: ALL AGES
Participants will build family bonds while getting active and learning some new moves. These specially designed workshops can be tailored to your specific ideas and interest.

FEE: $250 (up to 50 participants)
Workshop (60 minute program)

After-School Programming: ALL AGES
Louisville Ballet is committed to bringing the very best of dance education and ballet programming to schools, community groups and businesses throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Contact us to create a unique experience tailored to fit the needs of your students.

FEE: Various 
Workshop or Residency format available

Virtual Programs

Looking for virtual programming? Louisville Ballet has dynamic virtual programming to enhance students’ overall educational experience and support high quality arts programming for schools and community partners throughout the Greater Louisville area and the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Click on the E-book to see samples of virtual movement curriculum. Pricing available upon request. 

 

Grant Funding Opportunities

Louisville Ballet is a proud partner of the Fund for the Arts. The majority of our programs are eligible for 5×5 and TAG Grant funding.

Requirements

A gym or multi-purpose room with a clean floor is required for all movement programs. Due to the nature of our programs, classes cannot take place in a classroom. Teacher supervision and participation is required.

Class sizes are limited to 30 students, with the exception of the Family Dance Workshop.

In the event of a school closing, Louisville Ballet will make every effort to reschedule missed classes.

Programs conducted outside of Jefferson County will incur an additional mileage fee.

For questions or more information, please contact us at (502) 583-3150 x 251 or by email at community@louisvilleballet.org! 

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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