Louisville Ballet artistic director to retire - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Louisville Ballet artistic director to retire

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Louisville Ballet announced its artistic director is set to retire when his contract expires next summer.

Bruce Simpson has served as the artistic director at Louisville Ballet for 12 years, and the company's interim executive director for the past three.

Prior to his tenure in Louisville, Simpson spent 30 years as a principal dancer with South Africa's State Theatre Ballet and two years as ballet master at the Texas Ballet Theatre.

Simpson brought new works to the Louisville Ballet as artistic director, and helped overcome the company's financial challenges as the interim executive director.

For more information on Simpson's retirement, click here.

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