Oct 2 - Oct 3, 2014

Arts Day of Giving 2014

6:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Extend Your Support for PBT
Arts Day of Giving is an 18-hour opportunity for arts lovers to donate to their favorite cultural organizations. By supporting Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre on Oct. 2, 2014 your gift will be partially matched, and your donated dollars will extend even further!
Oct 24 - Oct 26, 2014

The Sleeping Beauty

With the PBT Orchestra

Awaken the senses with the fairytale splendor of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s The Sleeping Beauty. Resting at the pinnacle of classical ballet, good conquers evil in the beloved story of Princess Aurora’s enchanted slumber. Set to one of Tchaikovsky’s most celebrated scores, The Sleeping Beauty’s legendary Rose Adagio scene ranks among the most spellbinding sequences in classical ballet. 

Learn more about The Sleeping Beauty by visiting its repertoire page here

Nov 1, 2014

A Pointe in Time Ball: A Fairytale Evening

6:00 PM
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's Annual Black Tie Gala

Ranked one of FANFARE's Top Ten Parties of 2013 for the fourth consecutive year, Pittsburgh's Ballet Theatre's annual Pointe in Time Ball will kick off a major milestone in PBT history: Our 45th Anniversary Season. 

We invite you to 'Be Our Guest' at the Westin, where the Grand Ballroom will be transformed into the time-honored tale of beauty, pay homage to the Pittsburgh premiere production of Beauty and the Beast, coming to the stage in February 2015. 

Dec 5 - Dec 28, 2014

The Nutcracker - Now On Sale!

Capture the awe and exhilaration of the holiday season with the classic story, iconic choreography and soaring score of The Nutcracker. This Pittsburgh-inspired production laces the traditional tale with new surprises each year and keeps the magic alive by showcasing the virtuosity of more than 170 dancers. From the moonlit Snow Scene to the effervescent Land of Enchantment, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette calls The Nutcracker “the best holiday performance in Pittsburgh.”
Feb 6 - Feb 15, 2015

Beauty and the Beast

Created by Lew Christensen

PBT gives a new full-length ballet its Pittsburgh premiere with Beauty and the Beast, an imaginative interpretation of the time-honored tale of inner beauty. From the Beast’s imposing castle to the enchanted forest, Beauty and the Beast vividly illustrates the transformative power of love through striking set design, inventive choreography and a cast of fanciful characters.

Presented by: PNC Bank 

SENSORY-FRIENDLY PERFORMANCE 
Friday, Feb. 13, at 11 AM

Mar 6 - Mar 8, 2015

PBT Premieres

With the PBT Orchestra

Featuring three Pittsburgh premieres, PBT presents imaginative masterworks by world-renowned choreographers Jiřί Kylián, Mark Morris and Jerome Robbins. With live orchestral accompaniment, the program contrasts the eloquent agility of Kylián’s striking Petite Mort, the hilarity of Robbins’ clever comedy, The Concert, and the signature wit and musicality of Morris in his playful ensemble ballet, Sandpaper Ballet.

Apr 17 - Apr 19, 2015

La Bayadère

With the PBT Orchestra

Set in imperial India of the past, love transcends all in the mesmerizing classic La Bayadère. Enveloped by a tangled love triangle, power and conspiracy trigger unearthly implications for a temple dancer and her lover. With pure classicism, La Bayadère gained fame for its climactic the “Kingdom of the Shades” scene and the stunning synchronization of the corps de ballet. La Bayadère has entranced audiences for more than a century with its epic storyline, high drama and sensational scale.