Student Division Summer 2014


Students are challenged to strengthen their ballet technique while they learn other dance disciplines and repertoire. Emphasis is on the enjoyment of dance while reinforcing the discipline of classical ballet training.

Returning students should register for the class indicated on their year-end evaluation. New students are required to call 412-281-6727 to schedule a placement class and ensure proper placement.


Student Workshop A (ages 7-10)

Curriculum may include Pre-Pointe, Pointe, Variations, Character, Jazz, and Repertoire.

Monday – Thursday, June 9-12

5:00 – 7:00 pm

Tuition:  $214


Student Workshop B (ages 7-10)

Curriculum may include Pre-Pointe, Variations, Character, Jazz, and Repertoire.

Monday – Thursday, July 21-24

5:00- 7:00 pm

Tuition:  $214


Student Division Sleeping Beauty Workshop (ages 7-10)

Curriculum will include ballet class, variations, jazz, character, storytelling, costuming, and culminating demonstration.

Each participant receives a FREE ticket to Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's, Sleeping Beauty at the Benedum Center in October 2014.

Monday-Saturday, July 28- August 2

9:30 am-2:00 pm Mon.-Fri.

9:30 am-12:00 pm Sat.

Tuition: $480


 Junior Intensive (ages 10-13)

Curriculum may include Pointe, Variations, Pas de Deux, Character, Jazz, Repertoire, and end-of-session demonstration.  No classes Friday, July 4th

Monday – Friday, June 30- July 18 (3 weeks)

9:00 am-1:30 pm

Tuition:  $1,080

Jr. Intensive students may also opt to take part in a lunch program. Students who take part in the lunch program must sign up and pay for the entire three week lunch program. Cost: $140 for the three week program.


Dress Code for Student Division

Females: Any solid colored leotard (simple style), pink tights and pink ballet shoes.  Additionally, Student Workshop and Jr. Intensive students must have Jazz and Character shoes and a Character skirt.

Males: Any solid colored T-shirt, black tights (ankle length or convertible; no cut offs), white socks and black or white ballet shoes. Additionally, Student Workshop and Jr. Intensive students must have Jazz shoes.


Summer Program Guest Teachers may include:

Carrie Cheng,

Director of Ballet, Ft. Worth Country Day School

Li Chou Cheng,

International Master Teacher, Texas Christian University

Mireille Leterrier,

National School of Music and Dance in Annecy, France


PBT School Faculty

Marjorie Grundvig, School Director

Dennis Marshall, School Director

Janet Popeleski, School Principal

Kaila Lewis, Children's Division Coordinator

Pollyana Ribeiro, Full-Time Ballet

Cynthia Drayer-Reyes, Ballet

Jamie Murphy, Jazz

Alexandr Zankin, Character

All faculty and class schedules are subject to change.