PRESS: “I know that theater always comes back,” Louisville Ballet’s new executive director shares hope for performing arts rebound

by Sarah Shadburne, Reporter, Louisville Business First, October 19, 2020 After arriving in Louisville on March 12 with her Derby hat, a few cocktail dresses and a couple pairs of jeans, Nichole Gantshar was officially named executive director of Louisville Ballet on August 12. Gantshar joined Louisville Ballet initially on an interim basis, after most … Continued

Louisville Ballet Presents Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring via Cinematic Digital Performance

Tickets on sale now for the ballet, created by resident choreographer Andrea Schermoly LOUISVILLE, KY – Louisville Ballet has announced the next original ballet art film in their digital Season of Illumination – The Rite of Spring. The digital performance will stream from April 22 through May 31 and tickets are on sale now. Created … Continued

Louisville Ballet + proJECT Hope Louisville

Two ballet dancers. One green screen. One connected community. proJECT Hope collaborated with Louisville Ballet during the COVID-19 quarantine to bring you a socially-distant performance art piece of two dancers filmed separately on green screens, then combined and projected on the Louisville Ballet building. This piece is a story of how, although we must stay … Continued

Review: Curran blows minds and Ragland flirts with Balanchine in Louisville Ballet’s ‘Mozart’

By Eli Keel for Insider Louisville October 12, 2018 Editor’s note: Reviewer Eli Keel was granted access to a dress rehearsal performance of “Mozart.” The Louisville Ballet’s October offering, “Mozart,” follows a pattern that is becoming familiar in the Robert Curran era. In an evening of three somewhat connected works, there will be one ballet … Continued

Press: From Cambodia to Mozart, Louisville Ballet opens two world premieres

By Kathryn Gregory for The Courier Journal October 11,2018 The Louisville Ballet is at it again, stretching the boundaries of what it offers to local audiences hungry for new, inspiring productions. This weekend, it offers two world premieres and a Balanchine classic with “Mozart,” an evening of ballet dedicated to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. For Artistic … Continued

Press: A Perfect Storm: Louisville Ballet, Ky. Shakespeare Team Up For ‘The Tempest’

By Kathi E.B. Ellis for WFPL July 30, 2018 This year’s Louisville Ballet entry into the summer-long Kentucky Shakespeare Festival’s season in Central Park is an adaptation of “The Tempest.” Choreographer Roger Creel and composer Scott Moore reunite for their third collaboration. Both are excited with the boundaries they’re pushing with this production. “The Tempest” … Continued

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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