Artist Spotlight: Gabrielle Thurlow

Glimpse a Recent Rehearsal Day

From the showmanship of Western Symphony to the physicality of William Forsythe, it's all in a day's work for a PBT dancer. In celebration of World Ballet Day, PBT Soloist Gabrielle Thurlow took over PBT's Instagram and shared a typical rehearsal day for PBT's season opener, Mixed Repertory #1, which features a trio of trailblazing ballets. Here, Thurlow shares her excitement for the program, plus Instagram exclusives. 



Is this a bucket list program for you?

A Leap Forward for Dance Medicine

PBT Physical Therapist Shares Insights on IADMS Meeting

This is part of a series on PBT’s involvement in the 25th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science. Learn more about IADMS at


Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre shares a key advantage with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins – the specialized medical care of the UPMC Sports Medicine team.

Welcoming Dance Medicine & Science Professionals to Pittsburgh

Artistic Director Terrence S. Orr Shares a Slice of his Keynote Speech for 25th Annual Conference

Above: Terrence S. Orr and company members with Dr. Freddie Fu, Dr. Vonda Wright and members of the UPMC Sports Medicine team.


Artist Spotlight: Yoshiaki Nakano

PBT Principal Yoshiaki Nakano is making moves. In six years with PBT, he has ascended to the company’s top rank and earned a spot on Dance Magazine’s 2014 “25 to Watch” ranking. Now, he’ll become the first PBT dancer to choreograph an original work for the company’s main-stage season.

Mixed Repertory #1: Ballet Breakdown

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre opens its 2015-2016 Season with trailblazing works by iconic choreographers. See three works with one ticket, and explore the bold physicality and imagination of ballet.

"Life in the Grid"

Principal Alexandra Kochis Reflects on Chicago Tour
by Alexandra Kochis, PBT principal dancer

Artist Spotlight: Jessica McCann

Meet PBT's New Corps de Ballet Dancer

Fun Facts

Hometown: Palmdale, CA (just outside Los Angeles)

4 Reasons to Dance with Your Kids

Try this at home!

Exciting. Fun. Active. Enjoyable.

PBT to Present Sensory-Friendly “Peter Pan” in February

“Peter Pan” Marks Fourth PBT Performance Designed for Patrons with Special Needs

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre is proud to announce that its 2015-2016 Season will feature a sensory-friendly performance, geared toward patrons with special needs, of the family favorite “Peter Pan” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at the Benedum Center.

This Infographic is Intense.

PBT School's Intensive Summer Program in a Nutshell

When most students are taking a break from the books, the dancers of PBT School's Intensive Summer Program are hitting the studios. For an illuminating five weeks, young ballet dancers from across the country and overseas head to Pittsburgh to take a step closer to their dream of professional dancing. This infographic takes a closer look at the 2015 ISP class.