Virtual Programs

Louisville Ballet offers dynamic virtual 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 virtual programs is based on the National Core Arts Standards in Dance and provide a high quality arts education for students and teachers. 

Movement Programs

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. Educators will receive an e-book with five days of lessons, including follow-along videos and movement activities.

FEE: $350 per classroom

Exploring Movement: 1st through 8th Grade
Students learn how to create, perform, and respond to various styles of movement in this program that incorporates creative, social and folk dances. Educators will receive an e-book with five days of lessons, including follow-along videos and movement activities.

FEE: $350 per classroom 

Dance 101: 9th through 12th Grade
Students will increase their ability to analyze, interpret, evaluate and appreciate dance while identifying connections dance has with global history and other art forms. Educators will receive access to this virtual presentation, which includes videos of dance genres from around the world, movement activities, and an introduction to careers in the arts. 

FEE: $250 per classroom

Performance Programs

Moving Stories
Go on a journey into the world of dance with our Moving Stories program. This virtual experience combines a performance and movement workshop into a comprehensive arts adventure. Educators will receive 3-days of viewing access for the performance as well as a Resource Guide with lesson plans, movement activities and more!

The Witch’s Carnival 
Available for viewing October 26 – 30, 2020
Suitable for grades K – 5

A unicorn, a lion, magic and more! The Witch’s Carnival is sure to enchant young audiences. In this ballet, inspired by The Last Unicorn, a novel by Peter S. Beagle, follow along as a magical unicorn finds herself an unwitting participant in a carnival run by an evil witch. 

FEE: $200 per classroom*

Student Matinees
Educators and students have the opportunity to enjoy a digital performance featuring productions from our virtual Season of Illumination. Educators will receive a study guide with background information and historical details to enhance the experience for students, along with 3-day viewing access of the performance.

The Brown-Forman Nutcracker
Available for viewing in early December
Suitable for all ages

Enjoy Acts I and II of Louisville Ballet’s holiday classic, The Brown-Forman Nutcracker, choreographed by Val Caniparoli. Students will delight in joining Marie’s journey from the holiday party to the Land of Sweets. 

FEE: $100 per classroom*

*Home school programs, please contact us via email outreach@louisvilleballet.org for a separate home school rate.