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.
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.
“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.
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.