Student Matinees for the 2023-24 Season

At PBT’s student matinees students experience a magical theatrical world with lavish sets, colorful costumes, dramatic lighting and the artistry and athleticism of PBT’s professional dancers. Engage your students in the arts with thrilling ballet and breathtaking fantasy!

Pricing for PBT’s student matinees:

  • Schools with 50 – 100% free and reduced lunch student population: $7.00 per person
  • Schools with 0 – 49% free and reduced lunch student population: $14.50 per person
  • Home school and other groups: $14.50 per person

Up next: Beauty and the Beast 

Last day to purchase tickets: Friday, Feb. 16th!!

Friday, February 23, 2024  |   11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Hurry! Last day to purchase tickets is Friday, Feb. 16th!

Experience this timeless tale about the transformative power of love, played out against the backdrop of an enchanted forest full of magical creatures. With its gorgeous costumes, magnificent choreography and sets that come alive, the captivating Beauty and the Beast is sure to delight both students and educators alike. You can order tickets online with your credit card at the button below; or for another form of payment, contact

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Educator Workshop: Educators can attend our professional development workshop to learn about the production and curricular connections. If you attend the workshop your school is also eligible for up to $200 in transportation funding. Schools qualify for transportation funding based on income levels of their student population. Approved for 3.5 Act 48 hours for PA teachers.

Coming to the matinee? Be sure to check out our

The Nutcracker – December 8, 2023

We hope you were able to join us for The Nutcracker student matinee this season! Stay tuned to this page for information about The Nutcracker student matinee coming up in December 2024! Contact

PBT’s student matinees are performed at the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts, a beautiful, historic theater in the heart of Pittsburgh’s vibrant cultural district.

Ticketing questions: or 412.454.9101.

Content, workshops or transportation funding: or 412.454.9109.