Welcoming Dance Medicine & Science Professionals to Pittsburgh

Artistic Director Terrence S. Orr Shares a Slice of his Keynote Speech for 25th Annual Conference

Above: Terrence S. Orr and company members with Dr. Freddie Fu, Dr. Vonda Wright and members of the UPMC Sports Medicine team.


Artist Spotlight: Yoshiaki Nakano

PBT Principal Yoshiaki Nakano is making moves. In six years with PBT, he has ascended to the company’s top rank and earned a spot on Dance Magazine’s 2014 “25 to Watch” ranking. Now, he’ll become the first PBT dancer to choreograph an original work for the company’s main-stage season.

Mixed Repertory #1: Ballet Breakdown

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre opens its 2015-2016 Season with trailblazing works by iconic choreographers. See three works with one ticket, and explore the bold physicality and imagination of ballet.

"Life in the Grid"

Principal Alexandra Kochis Reflects on Chicago Tour
by Alexandra Kochis, PBT principal dancer

Artist Spotlight: Jessica McCann

Meet PBT's New Corps de Ballet Dancer

Fun Facts

Hometown: Palmdale, CA (just outside Los Angeles)

4 Reasons to Dance with Your Kids

Try this at home!

Exciting. Fun. Active. Enjoyable.

PBT to Present Sensory-Friendly “Peter Pan” in February

“Peter Pan” Marks Fourth PBT Performance Designed for Patrons with Special Needs

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre is proud to announce that its 2015-2016 Season will feature a sensory-friendly performance, geared toward patrons with special needs, of the family favorite “Peter Pan” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at the Benedum Center.

This Infographic is Intense.

PBT School's Intensive Summer Program in a Nutshell

When most students are taking a break from the books, the dancers of PBT School's Intensive Summer Program are hitting the studios. For an illuminating five weeks, young ballet dancers from across the country and overseas head to Pittsburgh to take a step closer to their dream of professional dancing. This infographic takes a closer look at the 2015 ISP class.


PBT Presents Free “Ballet Under the Stars”at Hartwood Acres

Performance to Debut New Work by PBT Principal Dancer Yoshiaki Nakano; Reprise Mark Morris’ “Sandpaper Ballet” and Scenes from the Classic “La Bayadère”

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre ushers in a new ballet season with an al fresco evening of picnicking, family fun and “Ballet Under the Stars” on Sunday, Aug. 16, at Hartwood Acres’ Middle Road Concert Area. “Ballet Under the Stars” begins at 5 p.m. with free family activities and a VIP dinner with the dancers before the free mixed repertory performance at 7:30 p.m. 

Artist Spotlight: Kurtis Sprowls


Hometown: Orrville, Ohio