PBT Connects

Expand your ballet experience with these PBT Education programs for the 2022 – 2023 season productions! Programs are free; Theater programs are open to all ticket holders; Virtual Previews are open to all.

Virtual Preview 

Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. Know before you go! Join us online to learn about the performance.

Storytelling in Motion  Costume Chat  |  Wednesday, Sept. 28  |  6:30 p.m. |  Facebook Live

Join PBT Costume Director Kristin McLain for an up-close look at the vivid and distinctive costumes for Storytelling in Motion! Click here for the event link.



The Nutcracker  |  Wednesday, Nov. 30

Dracula  |  Wednesday, Feb. 1

The Masters Program  |  Wednesday, April 5

The Sleeping Beauty |   Wednesday, May 10

Director’s Cut / Opening Night Preview

Friday nights at 6:30 p.m. Dance makers give their insights into the performance.

Storytelling in Motion |   Friday, Oct. 7  |  6:30 p.m. 

Stager Jim Vincent and PBT Répétiteur Steven Annegarn discuss Nacho Duato’s Duende. We’ll be in the cafe area, first floor of the August Wilson Center. No registration needed.



Dracula  | Friday, Feb. 10

The Masters Program  |  Friday, April 14

The Sleeping Beauty |   Friday, May 19

Artist Q & A

After the show PBT dancers take your questions. No registration necessary.

Amanda Potts MorganStorytelling in Motion  |  Saturday, Oct. 8

Amanda Potts, David O’Matz, Samuel DerGregorian



Dracula  |   Friday, Feb. 10

The Masters Program  |  Saturday, April 15

Performance Preview 

Saturday night at 6:30 p.m. A quick introduction to the production! No registration necessary.

Dracula  |  Saturday, Feb. 11  |  6:30 p.m.

The Sleeping Beauty  |  May 20

Curtain Up! 

Sundays at 1 p.m. (The Nutcracker: 11 a.m.). Watch the last few minutes of company class on stage, and chat with PBT creatives about the ballet. No registration necessary.

The Nutcracker  |  Dec. 11  |  11 a.m.

Dracula  |  Feb. 12

The Masters Program  |  April 16

The Sleeping Beauty  |  May 21

Nutcracker Family Workshop 

Join us on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 12:45 for a special Nutcracker story time, crafts and more!

PBT Connects programs presented in partnership with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.