Ballet Under the Stars

Your favorite end-of-summer tradition is back! Gather your friends and family, pack your picnic blankets and head on over to beautiful Hartwood Acres for some late afternoon family fun, followed by an evening of outdoor ballet – all free to the public!

Pre-show Family Fun: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Arrive early to set up your picnic area (don’t forget your chairs and blankets!) and order dinner and drinks from one of our on-site food/beverage trucks. Limited family activities include grab-and-go crafts, face painting, balloon art and dance lessons led by PBT team members.

Ticketed Picnic in the Park: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Join fellow ballet enthusiasts under the tent for wine, dinner, and the opportunity to meet PBT artists!

Join Us in the Tent

Free Performance: 7:30 p.m.

As the sun sets, settle in and enjoy a relaxing evening of lovely music and breathtaking ballet. PBT Company Artists will perform a selection of works from the company’s repertory. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates.


Register to Hartwood and be entered to win 2 tickets to all five 2023-2024 PBT productions!



  • Theme and Variations Excerpt
  • The Sleeping Beauty Act II Excerpt
  • Swan Lake Act II “White Swan Pas de Deux
  • Catharsis Excerpt
  • La Esmeralda Pas de Deux
  • Monger Excerpts

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Become an Event Sponsor!

Interested in sponsoring Ballet Under the Stars? Contact Aziza El Feil, Associate Director of Development, at 412-454-9127.


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