Jacques d'Amboise

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Watch performances from choreographers, dancers, the Louisville Ballet, and more as they bring stories to life through dance on stage.

Jacques d'Amboise: A Life in Dance

Iconic ballet dancer Jacques d’Amboise, who worked with choreographer George Balanchine and as a principal dancer in the New York City Ballet, talks about how he became a dancer and the importance of dance.

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Jacques d'Amboise: Creating the Dance

Iconic ballet dancer Jacques d’Amboise works with young dancers at the Lexington Ballet Company to choreograph and prepare a work for performance in less than 24 hours.

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Jacques d'Amboise: Dance Presentation

Young dancers at the Lexington Ballet Company perform a piece that ballet icon Jacque d’Amboise choreographed and taught them.

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Liebestraume: Dance 1 (opening)

The Louisville Ballet performs Liebestraume, a ballet choreographed by Alun Jones, who was the company’s artistic director. The piece is performed to music by Franz Liszt.

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Liebestraume: Dance 2 (solo)

The Louisville Ballet performs Liebestraume, a ballet choreographed by Alun Jones, who was the company’s artistic director. The piece is performed to music by Franz Liszt.

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Liebestraume: Dance 3 (Pas de trois)

The Louisville Ballet performs Liebestraume, a ballet choreographed by Alun Jones, who was the company’s artistic director. The piece is performed to music by Franz Liszt.

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Liebestraume: Dance 4 (Pas de deux)

The Louisville Ballet performs Liebestraume, a ballet choreographed by Alun Jones, who was the company’s artistic director. The piece is performed to music by Franz Liszt.

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Liebestraume: Dance 5 (Pas de quatre)

The Louisville Ballet performs Liebestraume, a ballet choreographed by Alun Jones, who was the company’s artistic director. The piece is performed to music by Franz Liszt.

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Liebestraume: Dance 6 (Pas de quatre)

The Louisville Ballet performs Liebestraume, a ballet choreographed by Alun Jones, who was the company’s artistic director. The piece is performed to music by Franz Liszt.

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Liebestraume: Dance 7 (Final Waltz)

The Louisville Ballet performs Liebestraume, a ballet choreographed by Alun Jones, who was the company’s artistic director. The piece is performed to music by Franz Liszt.

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Introduction to Killer of Enemies: The Devine Hero

Robin Wilson, a dancer and choreographer, gives a brief overview of Erick Hawkins’ Killer of Enemies: The Divine Hero. She discusses the storyline, the characters, and how choreographer Hawkins was influenced by Native American myths.

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I Am Killer of Enemies

This dance from the modern dance production Erick Hawkins’ Killer of Enemies: The Divine Hero introduces the young man Killer of Enemies, who will be the hero of the story.

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Killer of Enemies: The Devine Hero - Big Giant

In this segment from Erick Hawkins’ Killer of Enemies: The Divine Hero, the young hero battles a monster called Big Giant.

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Killer of Enemies: The Devine Hero – Monster Eagle

In this segment from Erick Hawkins’ Killer of Enemies: The Divine Hero, the young hero battles Monster Eagle, who swoops down from the sky.

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Killer of Enemies: The Devine Hero – Big Owl

In this segment from Erick Hawkins’ Killer of Enemies: The Divine Hero, the young hero must overcome his fear of Big Owl, “the staring eye that kills.”

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Killer of Enemies: The Devine Hero – Monster Fish

In this segment from Erick Hawkins’ Killer of Enemies: The Divine Hero, the young hero is swallowed by Monster Fish and must battle his way out.

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Tap Jam

A group of tap dancers join choreographer Katherine Kramer in a “tap jam.” The tappers demonstrate a variety of steps, perform in unison, and take turns improvising solos.

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