ROMEO + JULIET

Sep. 7-8, 2018 Whitney Hall, The Kentucky Center

A World Premiere
Choreography by Adam Hougland
Music by Sergei Prokofiev
Scenic and Lighting Design by Trad A Burns
Costume Design by Christian Squires

Don’t miss this world premiere romantic tragedy. This moving modern-day take on Romeo + Juliet that features star-crossed lovers caught between their love for each other and their love for family is sure to captivate audiences. It’s a powerful and familiar age-old tale 400 years in the making.

MOZART

Oct. 12-13, 2018 The Brown Theatre

Divertimento No. 15
Choreography by George Balanchine

World Premiere Work
Choreography by Robert Curran
Scenic and Lighting Design by Vinhay Keo

World Premiere Work
Choreography by Brandon Ragland

Explore the emotion behind the incredible work of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart interpreted through classical and contemporary ballet in Mozart, featuring three mesmerizing acts. We present Balanchine’s Divertimento No. 15, followed by a world premiere work by Louisville Ballet Artistic and Executive Director Robert Curran, and a world premiere work by Louisville Ballet Company dancer Brandon Ragland, featuring a live orchestra from Bourbon Baroque.

THE BROWN-FORMAN NUTCRACKER

Dec. 8-23, 2018 Whitney Hall, The Kentucky Center

Choreography by Val Caniparoli
Music by Pyotr IIyich Tchaikovsky
Scenic and Costume Design by Peter Cazalet

Enjoy our uniquely Louisville performance of the classic story of Marie and her journey to the Land of Sweets where she is welcomed by the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy. Filled with magic, artistry, and awe-inspiring sets and costumes, it will transport you to a wonderland where dreams come true.

CHOREO GRAPHERS’ SHOWCASE

Jan. 31-3, 2019 Kentucky College of Art + Design

Get an exclusive first look at new choreography created by and for Louisville Ballet artists! Join us for this intimate performance featuring a collaboration between Louisville Ballet and the Kentucky College of Art and Design.

Choreographers’ Showcase runs from January 31, 2019 through February 3, 2019.

HUMAN ABSTRACT

Feb. 28-3, 2019 Bomhard Theater, The Kentucky Center

Choreography by Lucas Jervies
Music by Adam Ster
Designs by Tiffany Carbonneau, Andrew Cozzens, and Ezra Kellerman

Feel the power as we bring a riveting psychological drama to life. This co-production between Louisville Ballet and Louisville Visual Art is an intimate and innovative dance and visual art experience that will excite the senses and push the boundaries of the art form through creative collaboration.

Human Abstract runs from February 28, 2019 through March 3, 2019.

CINDERELLA

Apr. 5-6, 2019 Whitney Hall, The Kentucky Center

Choreography by Alun Jones and Helen Starr
Music by Sergei Prokofiev
Scenery and Costumes by Alun Jones
Additional Scenery by Michael F. Hottois

Have a royal ball at this classic retelling of Cinderella as she overcomes her wicked stepmother’s and jealous stepsisters – with a little help from her Fairy Godmother – to win the love of a handsome prince and the chance to live happily ever after.

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