Children’s Division (Ages 1.5+)

Expose your child to the joy, expression and discipline of ballet.

As they explore the foundations of dance, students exercise both their bodies and imaginations under the guidance of instructors who specialize in early childhood education.

For information on our latest COVID-19 response and procedures visit the School’s COVID-19 Health Update.

Registration for the 2021/22 school year is now open!

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Grown-up & Me–Pre-ballet 4

Grown-up & Me (18-24 months)

Grown-up & Me classes offer an introduction to the art of ballet in a nurturing environment. Children can begin to explore the world of dance through movement, music and rhythm. Classes will be held virtually.

Pre-Ballet 2-4 (Ages 2-4)

Using descriptive imagery, instructors encourage imagination and self-expression while helping students develop a foundation for academic ballet technique. Classes for Pre-Ballet 2 & 3 will be held in a virtual format, Pre-Ballet 4 will be held in-studio.

*Please note that Grown-up & Me, Pre-Ballet 2 and Pre-Ballet 3 will be combined, and held virtually for the 2021-2022.

Schedule

Class/Level

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Grown-up & Me (Sat. – Virtual)

9:30–10 a.m.

Pre-ballet 2 (Sat. – Virtual)

9:30-10 a.m.

Pre-ballet 3 (Sat. – Virtual)

9:30–10 a.m.

Pre-ballet 4 (Wed.)

3:45-4:30 p.m.

Pre-ballet 4 (Sat.)

10:15-11 a.m.

Pre-ballet 5–6 & Boys

Pre-Ballet 5-6 (Ages 5-6)

Using descriptive imagery, instructors encourage imagination and self-expression while helping students develop a foundation for academic ballet technique. Classes will be held in-studio.

Pre-Ballet Boys (Ages 4-5)

This lively class introduces young male dancers to movement and music while emphasizing alignment, coordination and athleticism. Classes will be held in-studio.

Pre-Ballet Boys (Ages 6-8)

This lively class introduces young male dancers to movement and music while emphasizing alignment, coordination and athleticism. Classes will be held in-studio.

Schedule

Class/Level

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Pre-ballet 5 (Wed.)

4:30-5:15 p.m.

Pre-ballet 5 (Sat.)

11-11:45 a.m.

Pre-ballet 6 (Wed.)

5:15-6 p.m.

Pre-ballet 6 (Sat.)

11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Pre-ballet Boys 4-5 (Sat.)

1–1:30 p.m.

Pre-ballet Boys 6-8 (Sat.)

12:15-1 p.m.

Ballet Foundations

Ballet Foundations (Ages 7+)

The fundamentals of ballet are encouraged to develop through barre and floor exercises, French terminology, and other basic ballet concepts. Designed for students with little or no prior ballet experience. Classes will be held in-studio.

Schedule

Class/Level

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Ballet Foundations

6-7 p.m.

For more information, contact the PBT School office at 412-281-6727 or PBTSchool@pittsburghballet.org

2021-22 Tuition

Tuition

Tuition payments may be made in your Family Portal.

Tuition may be paid in full or in payments according to the options available upon registration. Installment fees apply.

Pro-rated tuition will go into effect as of October 1. Please contact the school office at 412-281-6727 for a proper tuition quote after this date.

Tuition adjustments will not be made should PBT School need to transition fully to distance/online learning at any point this year.

A registration fees of $30 is required of all students.

Class/Level

Deposit

Annual Tuition

Due Aug. 15

Due Nov. 15

Due Feb. 15

Grown-up & Me/

$50

$593

$181

$181

$181

Pre-ballet 2

$50

$578

$176

$176

$176

Pre-Ballet 3

$50

$578

$176

$176

$176

Pre-Ballet 4-6

$50

$821

$257

$257

$257

Pre-Ballet Boys 4-5

$50

$317

$89

$89

$89

Pre-Ballet Boys 6-8

$50

$446

$132

$132

$132

Ballet Foundations 1

$100

$871

$257

$257

$257

Ballet Foundations 2

$100

$871

$257

$257

$257

Our planning continues to be informed by guidance from local, state and federal public health authorities, as well as applicable orders and regulations from the governor and relevant federal agencies. Given the evolving nature COVID-19 recommended guidance, please understand that we will be constantly responding to continuing developments. Updates will be communicated by email and through our website. We all must commit to the actions and precautions we can take as individuals to protect our PBT community. It will require all of us to show care for their friends, peers, colleagues and neighbors to keep our community healthy.

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