The Spring Showcase is a main stage feature performance designed especially for the students of the Louisville Ballet School.
Performers discover the art of storytelling through dance while sharing in the traditions of the full-length classical ballets.
Tickets will be available for purchase at Memorial Auditorium 1 hour before the scheduled performance time.
Hansel and GretelSaturday, March 23 7:00pm Sunday, March 24 1:30pm
Based on the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, our students will dance the story of a brother and sister who wander into the woods and find a deliciously deceiving cottage made of candy in Amy Delaney’s lighthearted original ballet for family audiences.
Spring CollectionSaturday, March 23 7:00pm
This program features students in a wide range of dance styles offered in the Youth Open Division, including Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Flamenco and Broadway Jazz.. Dancers will learn choreography during class time that will be presented on stage as part of the Spring Showcase performance.
Louisville Ballet Youth Ensemble Performances:
In BloomSaturday, March 23 1:30pm
Fresh PickedSunday, March 24 1:30pm
Each performance features both classical and contemporary choreography. From classical ballet repertoire to world premiere ballets choreographed by Louisville Ballet Company dancers and Louisville Ballet Youth Ensemble members, this program serves to enrich the artistic growth of each young dancer as well as delight audiences.
The Louisville Ballet Youth Ensemble (LBYE) was founded in 1952 as the Louisville Ballet Civic Company. It is now in its sixty first year as one of the leading classical ballet training companies in the United States.Serving as a platform for young dancers and as the performing wing of the Louisville Ballet School, the LBYE can help pave the way to a career as a professional dancer and/or choreographer.
As an important aspect of the training offered at the Louisville Ballet School, all Beginning through Advanced level and Youth Open Division students are invited participate in the annual Spring Showcase. Students who wish to participate must register for the Showcase in addition to their regular technique class(es) to be involved. Although a student may be enrolled in the Spring Showcase, mandatory attendance at Showcase rehearsals is required in order for any student to be allowed to perform.
For a listing of all performance dates, please view our School Calendar.
Whether this is your first showcase or one of many, we understand how important this performance is to all of our dancers and their families. We want to make it a memorable occasion for the whole family.
We want to make sure that you can sit back and enjoy your child’s performance! Flash photography and video cameras are not allowed in the theatre. LBS will record the performance for you. The price per DVD is $35 each. You will be notified when the DVDs are ready for pick-up.
DVDs can be preordered through your Customer Portal and are due by Monday, March 25, 2013.