The "Company Experience" Workshop

The "Company Experience" Workshop

June 6-17, 2016

Ages 16+



  • Learn traditional, contemporary, and new choreography from PBT company dancers and artistic staff
  • Link class experience and professional stage preparation through this unique workshop
  • Designed for advanced, professional-track student dancers
  • Workshop culminates with a studio showcase open to the public
  • A great supplement to our Intensive Summer Program or other summer programs
  • Limited program and housing space available
  • Audition during the 2016 National Audition Tour


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 Soloist

Julia Erickson, PBT Principal Dancer

Alexandra Kochis, PBT Principal Dancer

William Moore, PBT Corps de Ballet

Yoshiaki Nakano, PBT Principal Dancer

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: $975

A $350 non-refundable tuition deposit, applicable towards total tuition, is required with completed registration form. The balance of program tuition will be required of all students registering for the Workshop and may be paid in two installments.


Housing: $1075

Supervised dormitory housing is available for students at PBT’s own Byham House and also Chatham University. Housing cost includes room, meal plan, laundry, and transportation for excursions. Housing is limited and awarded on a first-come basis after acceptance to enrolled students upon receipt of a $500 non-refundable housing deposit.  The balance of program tuition will be required of all students registering for the Workshop and may be paid in two installments.



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 2, 2016.  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 2, 2016.  Date of form receipt will be a consideration for invitations to the Workshop.


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