7 Summer Dance Photos from Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Dancers

Summer Dance Photos from Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

From May through July, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre dancers take a well-deserved break from their full-time rehearsal schedule. For many dancers, summer is a time to travel, soak in the sun, …

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Pro Tips for a Successful School Year

From Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School graduate student to company soloist, dancer Gabrielle Thurlow has discovered that hard work and unwavering passion yield high results. As serious ballet students head back …

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New Dancer Spotlight: Jonathan Breight

Artistic Director Terrence S. Orr recruited Pittsburgh native Jonathan Breight from PBT School’s Pre-professional Division where he’s trained since 2013 — first as a full-time high school student and then …

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New Dancer Spotlight: Yu Chieh Chao

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Artistic Director Terrence S. Orr recruited Yu-Chieh Chao, of Pintung City, Taiwan, from PBT School’s Pre-professional Division where he’s trained since 2015. Prior to PBT School, Yu-Chieh …

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5 Ways to Maximize Your Ballet Under the Stars Experience

Ballet Under the Stars - Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

Ballet Under the Stars sets the stage for Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s 2018-2019 Season with a free, al fresco performance on Sun., Aug. 19, at beautiful Hartwood Acres park. Here are …

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New Dancer Spotlight: Caitlyn Mendicino

Artistic Director Terrence S. Orr recruited Pittsburgh native Caitlyn Mendicino from PBT School’s Graduate Program, where she’s trained since 2016. She began ballet classes at PBT at age 4 and …

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3 Reasons Summer Intensives Are Invaluable

Just when the academic school year winds down, the summer intensive season gears up for serious ballet students. From late June to mid July, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School’s annual Intensive …

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New Dancer Spotlight: Colin McCaslin

Artistic Director Terrence S. Orr recruited Colin McCaslin, of Vineland, New Jersey, from PBT School’s full-time high school program, where he trained for two years. Before joining PBT School, McCaslin …

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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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