Romeo and Juliet

September 7-8, 2018
Whitney Hall, The Kentucky Center

Don’t miss this world premiere romantic tragedy. This moving modern-day take on Romeo and 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 set in contemporary times.

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


October 12-13, 2018
The Brown Theatre

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.

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

The Brown-Forman Nutcracker

December 8-23, 2018
Whitney Hall, The Kentucky Center

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.

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

Choreographers’ Showcase

January 31-February 3, 2019
Spalding University

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.

Human Abstract

February 28-March 3, 2018
Bomhard Theater, The Kentucky Center

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.

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


April 5-6, 2019
Whitney Hall, The Kentucky Center

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.

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

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