Kentucky Performing Arts brings the finest in music, dance, theater and more to Kentucky! Our venues, The Kentucky Center, Brown Theatre and Old Forester's Paristown Hall, are the primary performance spaces for the Louisville Orchestra, Kentucky Opera, Louisville Ballet, StageOne Family Theatre and PNC Broadway in Louisville, as well as a host of community theaters and our own Kentucky Center Presents performances.
PNC Broadway in Louisville
Presenting in The Kentucky Center, PNC Broadway in Louisville is the premier presenting company of live theater in the Derby City. Broadway in Louisville is part of the Broadway Across America network, presenting first-class touring Broadway productions in 40 North American cities.
As one of the oldest opera companies in the nation, Kentucky Opera, under the current leadership of Barbara Lynne Jamison, sparks discovery, joy, and connection among the varied and diverse communities of our region through the shared experiences of opera – on and off stage.
Currently under the leadership of Artistic Director Robert Curran, Louisville Ballet is now recognized as one of the most highly-regarded regional ballet companies in the country. Known for its versatility and commitment to new work as well as its core connection to classical ballet, Louisville Ballet embodies the belief that ballet is a living, breathing and relevant art form.
The Louisville Orchestra performs unique and adventurous programs to capture the hearts and imaginations of audiences through music. Offering dramatic new commissions, large-scale repertoire in creative formats, beloved traditional masterpieces, and a diversity of popular music, the LO entertains, inspires, and celebrates the exceptional talents of our own community while building on a distinctive historic legacy.
StageOne Family Theatre
StageOne introduces young people to theater that is personally relevant, age-appropriate, inspirational, and educational. Through high-quality professional productions, in-school education programs, and community-based classes and camps, StageOne uses theater to serve our community.