PBT Honors Dr. Freddie Fu, UPMC Sports Medicine for 30 Years of Support

This month, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre will honor Dr.  Freddie H.

The Perfect Fit: Alexandra Kochis' Pointe Shoe Process


 A dazzling pointe shoe takes the place of the traditional glass slipper when PBT’s Prince searches fair and wide for his perfect match. Even outside the fairytale, finding the perfect pointe shoe fit is a Cinderella story unto itself  in the reality of a professional ballerina. 

The Perfect Fit: Principals Share Secrets to Pointe Shoe Prep

Principals Share Secrets to Pointe Shoe Prep

Dancer: JoAnna Schmidt | Photo: Aimee DiAndrea  

Artist Spotlight: Alejandro Diaz

Above: Alejandro Diaz (in rehearsal) will transform into one of the stepsisters (right) for PBT's production of

PBT Advances School Expansion Plan this Spring

Since launching the PBT School Expansion Plan in 2009, PBT has marked major milestones from the opening of PBT’s first student dormitory to the addition of new sprung studio floors and an expanded reception area at the PBT Studios. This spring, PBT will advance the next phase of the plan with a project to improve safety and increase campus parking for students, dancers and visitors.

PBT School Student Advances to Final Round of Youth America Grand Prix

Sophie Silnicki Places among Top Competitors at Semi-Finals of International Student Ballet Competition

After receiving multiple awards at the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) semifinals this weekend, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School student Sophie Silnicki, 16, will advance to the final round of the international student ballet competition from April 12-17, in New York City.