Dec 5 - Dec 28, 2014

The Nutcracker - Now On Sale!

Capture the awe and exhilaration of the holiday season with the classic story, iconic choreography and soaring score of The Nutcracker. This Pittsburgh-inspired production laces the traditional tale with new surprises each year and keeps the magic alive by showcasing the virtuosity of more than 170 dancers. From the moonlit Snow Scene to the effervescent Land of Enchantment, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette calls The Nutcracker “the best holiday performance in Pittsburgh.”
Dec 6 - Dec 13, 2014

Saturdays with the Sugarplum Fairy

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Ballet-themed Fun at Phipps Conservatory

Phipps and PBT will present Saturdays with the Sugarplum Fairy at 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 6, and 13, in Phipps’ Center for Sustainable Landscapes classroom. These 30-minute creative movement dance classes and story time sessions with the Sugarplum Fairy are designed for children of all ages.

Feb 6 - Feb 15, 2015

Beauty and the Beast

Created by Lew Christensen
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.
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.