New Dancer Alert: Four New Company Members Signed for 2018-2019 Season

See all four dancers on stage this weekend in Spring Performance 2018, their final performance with PBT School! Snag seats here. Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Artistic Director Terrence S. Orr has …

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Photo Gallery: From Ballet Students to Stars

See the next generation of professional dancers, including newly hired company members Christian García Campos and Tommie Kesten, on stage this month in PBT School’s Pre-professional Showcases and Spring Performance …

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Your Guide to PBT School’s Spring Performances

Emerging talents of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School will take the stage for two May productions in downtown Pittsburgh, showcasing student dancers from the beginning of their training journey to the …

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New Dancer Spotlight: Christian García Campos

Artistic Terrence S. Orr recruited Christian García Campos, of Puebla, Mexico, to the company from the PBT School Graduate Program, where she has trained since 2014 — first as a full-time …

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New Dancer Spotlight: Get to Know Tommie Kesten

New Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Dancer - Tommie Kesten

Artistic Terrence S. Orr recruited Pittsburgh native Tommie Kesten to the company from the PBT School Graduate Program, where she gained main-stage experience in PBT productions of The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, PBT: …

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Alexandre Silva to Make Final Bow of 12-year Career

This weekend, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s final performance of UPMC Presents West Side Story Suite + In The Night + Fancy Free will celebrate the final bow of a very special …

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Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Signs Two New Dancers for 2018-2019 Season

New Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Dancers

Artistic Director Terrence S. Orr has signed two new dancers to the company roster for the 2018-2019 Season, which opens Oct. 26-28, with Mozart in Motion with the PBT Orchestra. …

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5 Things to Know About Jerome Robbins

Jerome Robbins - West Side Story Suite Pittsburgh

PBT’s May 4-6, production of UPMC Presents West Side Story Suite + In The Night + Fancy Free is part of a nationwide, year-long celebration of the 100th birthdays of …

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Behind the Scenes: Dancers Make Vocal Debuts in ‘West Side Story Suite’

In West Side Story Suite, PBT dancers won’t just be dancing…they’ll add singing to their repertoire too. In honor of international centennial celebrations for choreographer Jerome Robbins and composer Leonard …

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Get to Know Our Newest Soloists

New Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Soloists

Artistic Director Terrence S. Orr has promoted three Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre dancers to soloists for the 2018-2019 Season, which kicks off in October. We sat down with Masahiro Haneji, of Hokkaido, …

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Sneak Peek: West Side Story Suite

This spring, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre celebrates the 100th birthdays of iconic choreographer Jerome Robbins and composer Leonard Bernstein with a triple bill of PBT premieres: UPMC Presents West Side Story …

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Announcing the PBT: New Works Lineup

Experience seven world-premiere works choreographed by PBT’s own company dancers in “Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre: New Works,” on stage March 16-25, at the August Wilson Center. Tickets start at $28 and are …

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Q&A: 4 Ballerinas On What It’s Like to Be Swan Queen

In the classical ballet Swan Lake, the ballerina’s dual role of Odette/Odile, commonly referred to as White Swan/Black Swan, is one of the most iconic in the repertoire, demanding technical …

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Announcing Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s 2018-2019 Season

Artistic Director Terrence S. Orr is proud to announce the company’s 2018-2019 Season lineup, featuring a new production of The Great Gatsby, a reunion with Dance Theatre of Harlem and …

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Swan Lake Casting Is Up

The Story of Swan Lake

Swan Lake casting is up! We have four stunning couples dancing the lead roles of Odette/Odile and Prince Siegfried throughout our two-weekend run. Swan Lake with the PBT Orchestra runs …

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