PBT Connects


Join us for exciting educational programs for all ages during Open Air!

Let’s Talk Tutus!

With the Education Department and PBT Costumier Janet Groom Campbell
May 19-30 on PBT’s YouTube Channel

Take a peek into the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Costume Shop! Ms. Campbell takes us through her process for building the tutus for the dance of the Jewel Fairies from The Sleeping Beauty. This video is available to view exclusively during the run of Open Air! Click here for the video and for more PBT content, visit PBT’s YouTube channel!

Behind the Curtain with Choreographer Gina Patterson

Recording of live Zoom program on May 18

Explore the creation of the new solo work, Trinity Bust: Sculptor. Clay. Muse. by celebrated choreographer Gina Patterson – who is also a Pittsburgh native and PBT School alum! Ms. Patterson, PBT dancers Alexandra Kochis and Tommie Lin Keston, and PBT Costumier Janet Groom Campbell share their experiences inside the creative process.  Watch the video here!

Adaptive Dance Workshop at Flagstaff Hill

Saturday, May 22 at 4 p.m. at Flagstaff Hill in Schenley Park

Join Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and Jumping Jack Theater for an in-person adaptive dance workshop. Inspired by Jumping Jack Theater’s Starshine! production, this free 30-minute workshop will emphasize creative movement for students ages 6 and up. Look for the Jumping Jack trailer at Flagstaff Hill. Pre-registration for this event is encouraged.  Register Here

Dance the Story – Don Quixote

Thursday, May 27 at 5:30 p.m. on Zoom

Join us live on Zoom for “Dance the Story,” an up-on-your-feet storytime that celebrates PBT’s Open Air performance of the Don Quixote Pas de Deux. We’ll read the Don Quixote ballet story, learn about the famous pas de deux, and try out basic ballet steps and choreography! Best for Pre-K through 5th grade. Register Here