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.

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Registration for the 2022/23 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.

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.

Schedule

Class/Level

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Grown-up & Me (2 Sessions)

10-10:30 a.m.

9–9:30 a.m.

Pre-ballet 3 (2 Sessions)

10:30-11:15 a.m.

9:30–10:15 a.m.

Pre-ballet 3 and 4 combined

4:15-5 p.m.

Pre-ballet 4 (2 Sessions)

3:45-4:30 p.m.

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.

Pre-Ballet Boys (Ages 4-8)

This lively class introduces young male dancers to movement and music while emphasizing alignment, coordination and athleticism.

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.)

12:45-1:15 p.m.

Pre-ballet Boys 6-8 (Sat.)

Noon-12:45 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.

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

2022-23 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.

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

Class/Level

Deposit

Total Tuition

Due Aug. 15

Due Nov. 15

Due Feb. 15

Grown-up & Me/

$50

$611

$187

$187

$187

Pre-ballet 2

$50

$578

$181

$181

$181

Pre-Ballet 3

$50

$593

$181

$181

$181

Pre-Ballet 4-6

$50

$845

$265

$265

$265

Pre-Ballet Boys 4-5

$50

$326

$92

$92

$92

Pre-Ballet Boys 6-8

$50

$458

$136

$136

$136

Ballet Foundations 1

$100

$898

$266

$266

$266

Ballet Foundations 2

$100

$898

$266

$266

$266

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. Current COVID-19 health and safety protocols for PBT School can be found here.

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