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 the 40th Anniversary of this classic story of Cinderella as she overcomes her wicked stepmother 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.
Friday, April 5, 2019 @ 8:00pm
Saturday, April 6, 2019 @ 2:00pm
Saturday, April 6, 2019 @ 8:00pm
You’re invited to join Cinderella and her friends at a royal tea party fit for any princess or prince! Enjoy lunch, photo opportunities with cast members, fun activities, art projects, story time and more!
Cinderella’s Tea Party is hosted by Louisville Ballet and Make-A-Wish Kentucky. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Make-A-Wish Kentucky.
Saturday, April 6, 2019 @ 12:00pm
Choreography by Ronald Hynd
Music by Franz Lehár, arranged by John Lanchbery and performed by The Louisville Orchestra
The Merry Widow is recognized as one of the 20th century most beloved works. This opulent ballet adaptation of Franz Lehár’s operetta, set amid the glitz and glamour of early 20th-century Paris, tells an intoxicating love story between the beautiful widow Hanna and the dashing Count Danilo — a lavish tale of comedic intrigue filled with elegant ladies, eligible bachelors, and famed can-can dancers.
Choreography by George Balanchine
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography by Andrea Schermoly
Choreography by Stanton Welch
Music by Michael Torke
Join us for a visual spectacle with Serenade, a charming and whimsical Balanchine dream come true, a world premiere at High by resident choreographer Andrea Schermoly, and Stanton Welch’s Velocity, a provocative and exciting expression of dance. With The Louisville Orchestra also performing, these works are not to be missed!
Choreography by Val Caniparoli
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, performed by The Louisville Orchestra
Scenic and Costume Design by Peter Cazalet
By day, he’s an ordinary nutcracker. By night, he’s an exemplary soldier, fighting against the Rat King and his minions. Then, after midnight, he’s a charming prince who escorts the young Marie to the Land of Snow and the Land of Sweets. He’s also a terrific dancer. Suffice it to say, he’s a complicated, multi-dimensional character who your whole family will fall in love with. Don’t miss the Louisville classic, The Brown-Forman Nutcracker.
There’s nothing like seeing new works for the first time in an intimate setting. And what could be more up-close and personal than seeing choreography created for and by Louisville Ballet dancers at the Speed Art Museum? Don’t miss Choreographers’ Showcase presented by Louisville Ballet, and experience amazing art where it belongs: in a museum.
Choreography by Lucas Jervies, Tim Harbour, and Daniel Riley
These world premieres feature collaborators from faraway lands. Presenting works by Australian choreographers Lucas Jervies (Firebird and Human Abstract), Tim Harbour (Choreographers’ Showcase 2019) and Daniel Riley (Choreographers’ Showcase 2015). Together, they’ll create challenging contemporary performances not to be missed.
Choreography by Robert Curran
Music by Scott Moore
Scenic Design by Letitia Quesenberry
Costume Design by Alexandra Ludwig
Dramaturgy by Natalie Harris
Lighting Design by Jesse AlFord
The first of a three-part ballet cycle, Kentucky! Vol.1 weaves together the past and present story of the commonwealth. Rooted in history, and leaning towards the romantic, this production explores human connection and resilience through four families as they intersect and thread through each other’s lives for generations. A Kentucky-based creative team brings music by Scott Moore, scenic designs by Letitia Quesenberry, costumes by Alexandra Ludwig, dramaturgy by Natalie Harris, and lighting designs by Jesse AlFord.
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