The "Company Experience" Workshop

New for Summer 2014!


The "Company Experience" Workshop

June 9-20, 2014

Ages 16+


  • Learn choreography and repertoire from PBT Dancers, Artistic Staff, and Choreographers
  • An in-depth experience working with Professional Dancers in a Professional Company setting
  • Limited program space and housing availability at PBT’s Byham House
  • A great way to start your summer study before attending our ISP or another summer program



Artistic Team:*

Terrence S. Orr, PBT Artistic Director

Marjorie Grundvig, PBT School Director

Dennis Marshall, PBT School Director

Steven Annegarn, PBT Ballet Master

Marianna Tcherkassky, PBT Ballet Mistress

Christopher Budzynski, PBT Principal Dancer

Alejandro Diaz, PBT Corps de Ballet

Julia Erickson, PBT Principal Dancer

Stephen Hadala, PBT Corps de Ballet

Alexandra Kochis, PBT Principal Dancer

William Moore, PBT Corps de Ballet

Yoshiaki Nakano, PBT Soloist

Joseph Parr, PBT Corps de Ballet

Caitlin Peabody, PBT Corps de Ballet

Cooper Verona, PBT Corps de Ballet


More to be announced


*Subject to change.


Daily Schedule:

A sample daily schedule may look like this:


9:15 -10:45        Class
11:00-2:00         Repertoire rehearsal / learn new work
2:00-3:00           Lunch
3:00-4:30           Repertoire rehearsal / learn new work
4:30-6:00           Rehearsal/Seminar*


*Seminars may include topics such as résumé/bio building, sports psychology, sports nutrition



Tuition & Housing:


Tuition: $950

A $500 non-refundable tuition deposit, applicable towards total tuition, is required with completed registration form. The $450 balance of program tuition, plus a $200 conditional refundable Damage Deposit will be required of all students registering for the Workshop.


Housing: $1050

Supervised dormitory housing is available for students at PBT’s own Byham House. Housing cost includes room, meal plan, laundry, and transportation for excursions. Housing is limited to 20 residents and awarded on a first-come basis after acceptance to enrolled students upon receipt of a $500 non-refundable housing deposit.  



How to Apply:


An audition and pre-registration is required for application to this Workshop.


Students who wish to be considered for this Workshop must audition at one of PBT School’s Intensive Summer Program auditions (see Tour sites and dates here) and must submit a pre-registration form and dance résumé by January 3, 2014.  While attendance to PBT School’s Intensive Summer Program is not mandatory for consideration for this Workshop, it is encouraged.


For a pre-registration form, click here. Submit this form and dance résumé to the PBT School Office by email,, fax, 412-281-9901, or mail, 2900 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA  15201 by January 3, 2014.  Date of form receipt will be a consideration for invitations to the Workshop.


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