2012-2013 Season

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Giselle with the Orchestra

October 26-28, 2012 - Benedum Center

Presented with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Orchestra, this great Romantic era ballet offers the quintessential dramatic role of the ballerina. Shattered by a lover's lie, descending into madness and death, Giselle's spirit is fated to revenge. Only Albrecht's true love can break the supernatural bond of evil that reaches beyond the grave. Buy single tickets now.

The Nutcracker

December 7-30, 2012 - Benedum Center

The magic of the holidays comes alive with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's classic The Nutcracker. Surrender to the grand sweep of Tchaikovsky's score and the wonders of childhood. The expert staging of Terrence Orr brings this holiday tradition to Pittsburgh's doorstep, and invites you to join Marie on an enchanted sleigh ride past swirling snowflakes to the land of the sweets. Buy single tickets now.


Moulin Rouge - The Ballet

February 14-17, 2013 - Benedum Center

In the turn of the century Paris, a city of exquisite contradiction, the heady elixir of personal freedom bred lifestyles both reckless and addictive. Tempt fate as you seek love and destiny at the famed cabaret – The Moulin Rouge. Along with a rousing French soundtrack, Moulin Rouge – The Ballet features high-kicking choreography and a passionate story of love, ambition and heartbreak. In the spirit of the Moulin Rouge of Paris, Moulin Rouge® is a registered trademark of Moulin Rouge S.A. Buy single tickets now.



March 8-17, 2013 - August Wilson Center

Join PBT at the intimate August Wilson Center for an evening of captivating choreography by three masters: Antony Tudor, George Balanchine and Mark Morris. Featuring Tudor’s evocative Lilac Garden, Balanchine’s dynamic classical work, Valse Fantasie, and Morris' energetic Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes, this evening’s choreography speaks in ways words cannot. Buy single tickets now.


Cinderella with the Orchestra

April 19-21, 2013 - Benedum Center

Closing the PBT 2012-13 Season happily ever after is the enchanting story of Cinderella. The choreography, humor, and dancing supported by the acclaimed Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Orchestra will delight audiences members of all ages. Buy single tickets now.