Resources for Educators

Professional Development Workshops

Join fellow educators to delve into the rich history, dancing, and music of the upcoming production. Explore fun and educational ways to incorporate the ballet into your classroom and prepare students to attend a performance. Leave feeling inspired and ready to share the wonder and joy of live dance with your students!

Workshops are scheduled to be in person at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre studios (subject to change).

The Nutcracker Professional Development Workshop: Thursday, November 10, 2022, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Find educator resources here.

The Sleeping Beauty Professional Development Workshop: Friday, April 21, 2023, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Register for The Sleeping Beauty workshop!

The Nutcracker workshop and educator materials sponsored by


PD Workshop Fast Facts

Qualifies for 3.5 Act 48 PD hours.

Cost: FREE for educators bringing students to the corresponding matinee.

Bus funding: For in person student matinee experiences, attending the workshop entitles qualifying schools to apply for bus funding assistance. Check out the link to see if you qualify.

Sub Reimbursement: Up to $100 reimbursement available to cover a  substitute for the workshop attendee’s classroom.

Questions?  412-454-9109 or email education@pittsburghballet.org.


TEACH at PBT Advisory Group

We are looking for your educational expertise! Join “TEACH at PBT:

  • Teachers
  • Educators
  • Advocates
  • Community Helpers

This advisory group

  • impacts PBT education programs through participation, input and reflection
  • brainstorms new offerings and revise current education programs
  • networks with other educators in Southwestern Pennsylvania
  • gets an exclusive look at behind-the-scenes action at the ballet

For more information: Call 412-454-9109 or email education@pittsburghballet.org.