Holiday Gift Guide

PBT has plenty of suggestions for ballet aficionado on your gift list this holiday season. Whether it’s tickets to a show, a dance class or a fun souvenir, get ahead on your shopping list with our PBT Gift Guide. 








1.       A Ticket to Adventure

Spread holiday magic with tickets to PBT’s classic The Nutcracker, which runs through Dec. 27, at the Benedum. Or, treat your loved one to a high-flying adventure with tickets to PBT’s spectacular Peter Pan, opening Valentine’s weekend. This gift promises lasting memories and a beautiful afternoon or evening on the town, and create lasting memories for family and friends. Buy tickets now.

Season Subscription

A PBT Season Subscription is the perfect gift for the ballet fan in your life. Subscriptions range from 3, 4, and 5-ballet packages and guarantee prime performance seating, discounted tickets, special offers at local restaurants, invitations to private PBT events and more. Customize a season ticket package by visiting or calling 412-454-9107.



3.      Ballet Keepsakes

Peruse the PBT Boutique online or at the Benedum Center (open during any show time) for a variety of ballet-inspired gifts. Choose from PBT apparel, collector Nutcrackers, signature PBT charms, vintage ballet posters, and even autographed pointe shoes from PBT ballerinas! 












4.       PBT School Classes for Dancers of all Ages

Does your little one dream of dancing? Or, maybe you know someone seeking a more uplifting fitness option. PBT School dance classes are the perfect way to introduce children to the art of dance at PBT Studios in the Strip District. PBT also offers Adult Open ballet, Pilates and Contemporary classes complete with live musical accompaniment. Find additional details here.

5.       A Gift that Keeps Giving

Give the do-gooder in your life the gift of a lasting legacy and a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. Donations in any amount support the future of ballet in Pittsburgh and PBT’s growing repertoire, educational programs and scholarship programs for aspiring student dancers. When you donate in a loved one’s name, they can experience behind-the-scenes benefits ranging from autographed pointe shoes to studio rehearsals. Visit for more details.

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