Apr 27, 2014

Swan Lake with the Orchestra - WVU

Morgantown, WV

One of Tchaikovsky's most famous ballets, Swan Lake symbolizes more than 100 years of tradition and some of the most revered roles in classical ballet. In a performance of emotional intensity and technical mastery, the ballerina captures the essence of both eternal love and deception in the coveted dual role of Odette and Odile. Swan Lake will be performed by one of the most exciting ballet companies in the United States. Under the direction of Terrence S. Orr, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre has built a legacy of excellence and innovation since its founding in 1969.

May 3, 2014

The Dancers Trust

Performance proceeds benefit Dancers Trust

Featuring many PBT company dancers, this mixed repertory performance features an intriguing mix of classical, contemporary and original works choreographed by and for the performers. Performance proceeds benefit Dancers Trust, which was founded by dancers and friends of PBT to support  retiring dancers through the sometimes difficult transition from full-time performing to a new career path. Learn more here.

May 16 - May 18, 2014

PBT School Pre-Professional Showcase 2014

A weekend of performance and creativity featuring the talented students of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School's Pre-Professional Division, presented at Point Park University's George Rowland White Performance Studio.

May 23, 2014

PBT School Spring Performance 2014

Performance of classical and contemporary works featuring over 200 students of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School's Student and Pre-Professional Divisions, presented on stage at the beautiful and historic Byham Theater in Downtown Pittsburgh.

Aug 17, 2014

Ballet Under the Stars

5:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Hartwood Acres
Oct 24 - Oct 26, 2014

The Sleeping Beauty

With the PBT Orchestra

Awaken the senses with the fairytale splendor of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s The Sleeping Beauty. Resting at the pinnacle of classical ballet, good conquers evil in the beloved story of Princess Aurora’s enchanted slumber. Set to one of Tchaikovsky’s most celebrated scores, The Sleeping Beauty’s legendary Rose Adagio scene ranks among the most spellbinding sequences in classical ballet. 

Dec 5 - Dec 28, 2014

The Nutcracker Presale

The magic of The Nutcracker illuminates the stage with more than 150 performers, hundreds of costumes and choreography that displays the versatility of PBT dancers like no other season production. With more than 20 unique casting combinations and 100 exuberant characters, an aura of excitement surrounds each performance of this timeless holiday tradition for dancers and audiences alike.
Feb 6 - Feb 15, 2015

Beauty and the Beast

PBT gives a new full-length ballet its Pittsburgh premiere with Beauty and the Beast, an imaginative interpretation of the time-honored tale of inner beauty. From the Beast’s imposing castle to the enchanted forest, Beauty and the Beast vividly illustrates the transformative power of love through striking set design, inventive choreography and a cast of fanciful characters.

Presented by: PNC Bank 

Mar 6 - Mar 8, 2015

PBT Premieres

With the PBT Orchestra

Featuring three Pittsburgh premieres, PBT presents imaginative masterworks by world-renowned choreographers Jiřί Kylián, Mark Morris and Jerome Robbins. With live orchestral accompaniment, the program contrasts the eloquent agility of Kylián’s striking Petite Mort, the hilarity of Robbins’ clever comedy, The Concert, and the signature wit and musicality of Morris in his playful ensemble ballet, Sandpaper Ballet.

Apr 17 - Apr 19, 2015

La Bayadère

With the PBT Orchestra

Set in imperial India of the past, love transcends all in the mesmerizing classic La Bayadère. Enveloped by a tangled love triangle, power and conspiracy trigger unearthly implications for a temple dancer and her lover. With pure classicism, La Bayadère gained fame for its climactic the “Kingdom of the Shades” scene and the stunning synchronization of the corps de ballet. La Bayadère has entranced audiences for more than a century with its epic storyline, high drama and sensational scale.