2017 Holiday Gift Guide

This holiday season, give less stuff and more experiences. With a calm click of your mouse, you can wrap up unforgettable gifts and skip the retail rush. Prepare to make memories!


Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre - Holiday Gift GuideThe Experience Gift

Give your loved one quality time on the town. Choose from iconic stories like The Nutcracker, Swan Lake and West Side Story Suite. Dress up, dine out and get lost in some of ballet’s most exciting choreography. You can purchase single tickets here or opt for a three-or-four-ballet subscriber series, which comes with VIP benefits. Or, purchase a gift certificate for your giftee to apply toward the tickets of their choice.


Pssst: Save $10 on tickets to select performances of The Nutcracker now through Dec. 14

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre - Holiday Gift GuideThe One-of-a-Kind Keepsake

Shop local for the dance — or Pittsburgh — lover in your life. Peruse the PBT Boutique online or at the Benedum Center (during any The Nutcracker show time) for a variety of Pittsburgh- and ballet-inspired gifts. Choose from PBT apparel, hand-crafted Pittsburgh decor and jewelry, collectible nutcrackers, vintage ballet posters and even autographed pointe shoes from PBT ballerinas!



Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre - Holiday Gift GuideThe Resolution Maker

Help the fitness lover in your life ditch the January gym crowds and mix up their workout routine. Adults and teens ages 14+ can work their muscles and refresh their minds with classes like barre fitness, ballet, dance cardio, Pilates and TRX training. Ballet classes feature live piano accompaniment, and all classes are held at PBT’s newly renovated PBT’s Strip District Studios, an American Institute of Architects Pittsburgh People’s Choice award winner. Pick a class package or purchase a gift certificate.


Pssst: You can wrap up a two-week class card for $25. View our class schedule here. Schedule a class to claim this offer at checkout. 

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre - Holiday Gift GuideThe “No More Toys Please” Present

Give the budding ballet dancers on your list the gift that just keeps giving. Ballet classes give kids a creative outlet and teach discipline, poise and confidence along with enviable dance skills. Plus, they’re FUN. And what kid doesn’t love dancing? Sponsor Children’s Division or Student Division classes at PBT School for the youngsters on your list. They’ll love seeing the professional dancers around the studios!


Pssst: For a limited time, save 25% on pro-rated Children’s Division tuition. Email PBT School to register. Offer ends 11/27/17 at 11:59 p.m.


Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre - Holiday Gift GuideThe Do-Gooder Gift

Shopping for someone who has it all and likes sharing it with others? Honor them with a philanthropic gift in their name. Instead of gathering dust, this gift goes right to work, providing ballet tickets for families who couldn’t otherwise afford it or need-based scholarships for aspiring young dancers. Plus, when you donate in a loved one’s name, they can experience behind-the-scenes benefits.