LADY OF THE CAMELIAS and More Set for Louisville Ballet's 2012-13 Season

Louisville Ballet has announced its 2012-13 season, featuring Lady Of The Camelias, The Brown-Forman Nutcracker, Romeo & Juliet and more. See more details below.

Lady Of The Camelias
October 5 and 6, 2012
Choreography: Val Caniparoli
Music: Frederic Chopin

Based on the famous novel La Dame aux Camelias by Alexandre Dumas, this production, featuring Val Caniparoli's beautiful choreography, transports us to 19th-century Paris, where Marguerite, a Parisian courtesan, is embroiled in a story of love and loss to save her lover's honor.

The Brown-Forman Nutcracker
Debember 8 - 23, 2012
Choreography: Val Caniparoli
Music: Piotr Illyich Tchaikovsky

Experience the joy of the season with this holiday favorite! For decades, the Louisville Ballet has enchanted you with the magical world of the Sugar Plum Fairy. Now is the time to introduce your children to this wonderful holiday tradition...or maybe reconnect with the child in you!

Romeo & Juliet
March 1 & 2, 2013
Choreography: Alun Jones and Helen Starr
Music: Sergei Prokofiev<

The timeless tale of Shakespeare's two young star-crossed lovers torn apart by a bitter feud. This rich adaptation of one of the most famous of romantic ballets comes to life in a beautiful and powerful rendition of the world's best-known love story.

Breaking Ground: A mixed repertory program
April 12 & 13, 2013

A diverse grouping of classical and contemporary ballets.

1. Paquita: Choreography by Marius Petipa and music by Ludwig Minkus
2. Le Corsaire: Choreography by Marius Petipa and music by Riccardo Drigo
3. Silent Conversation: Choreography by Brandon Ragland and music by Yann Tiersen and Philip Glass
4. Spring Waters: Choreography by Asaf Messerer and music by Sergi Rachmaninoff
5. World Premier: Choreography by Adam Hougland

In-Studio Performances

Studio Connections
October 31 - November 3, 2012

A new in-studio program that allows you to see an extraordinary
range of choreography in an extraordinarily intimate setting.

Choreographers' Showcase
January 24 - 26, 2013

We give you a first look at new pieces created and performed by artists of the Louisville Ballet.

For season and single tickets, call (502) 583-2623, or go online at