Children’s Division Summer Programs

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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Check out our 2022 summer offerings below.

Summer 2022 Classes

Family and Me (Ages 2-3)

An introduction to the art of ballet in a nurturing environment. Children and parents begin to explore the world of dance through movement, music, and rhythm. Dads welcome!

PRE-BALLET (Ages 4-7)

Imagery, imagination, and self-expression are encouraged while developing a foundation for academic ballet technique.

BALLET FOUNDATIONS (Age 7)

For new and returning students. The fundamentals of ballet are introduced through barre and floor exercises, French terminology and other basic ballet concepts.

PRE-BALLET BOYS (Ages 4-7)

A lively class introducing movement and music. Proper alignment, coordination and athleticism are emphasized.

New students ages 7+ are required to complete the online placement form. Once the placement form is submitted, the School office will follow up to discuss placement. 

Registration Details

Summer 2022 Registration

Parents/Guardians must submit a completed registration form and tuition payment prior to their first class.

  • Returning students must register for the level in which they are currently enrolled or as directed by the School Office.
  • New Students age 18 months to age 6 should register in the age-appropriate class, based on the age of the child as of 9/1/2021, for any additional questions please email PBTSchool@pittsburghballet.org.

ATTENDANCE:  Consistent attendance is required.  Parent/Guardian must notify the PBT School Office of absences in advance if students must miss a class by logging it on their Family Portal account.

TUITION:  Full tuition for all programs is due upon registration.

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Summer Classes

Summer Class Schedule

Saturdays, (Four Weeks) June 11–July 2

Family and Me (Ages 2-3) 9:30-10 a.m. | Tuition: $100
Pre-ballet 4 (age 4) 10:15-11 a.m. | Tuition: $125
Pre-ballet 5 (age 5) 11-11:45 a.m. | Tuition: $125
Pre-ballet 6 (ages 6) 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Tuition: $125

 

Wednesdays, (Four Weeks) June 29-July 20

Pre-ballet 4 (Ages 4) 3:30-4:15 p.m. | Tuition: $125

Pre-ballet 5 (Ages 5) 4:30-5:15 p.m. | Tuition: $125

Pre-ballet 6 (Ages 6) 5:30-6:15 p.m. | Tuition: $125

Ballet Foundations (Ages 7+) 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Tuition: $147

Pre-ballet Boys 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Tuition: $98

Summer Workshops

Summer 2021 Workshops

Sunday Workshop Series

In these workshops, young dancers will develop ballet technique foundations through ballet class, then read ballet story books to inspire creative dancing and learn special choreography from the ballet version of the workshop!

Sunday, June 12 – Gwendolyn the Graceful Pig
Sunday, July 17 – The Nutcracker
Sunday, Aug. 7 – Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet

Time: 10-11:15 a.m. (Ages 4-7)

Tuition: $39 per session

Angelina Ballerina Workshop – Monday, Wednesday, Friday

This Workshop is inspired by the Angelina Ballerina series, by author, Katharine Holabird, and illustrator, Helen Craig. Each day will start with a short ballet class, dancers will then be read a book about the featured fairy and learn a corresponding fairy dance.

Aug. 1-5  (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)

Times:
10-11:15 a.m. (Ages 4-7)

FAQs

Is there a dress code for the summer programs?

Females: Any solid-color leotard (simple style), pink or flesh-tone tights and pink or flesh-tone ballet shoes

Males: Any solid-color T-shirt, black tights, white socks, and black or white ballet shoes

Is attendance required for all classes?

Students (and parents/guardians for Grown-Up & Me and Pre-Ballet 2) are required to participate in all scheduled classes for which the dancer is enrolled. All students must appear for all classes in a punctual manner.  Students who cannot meet these very basic requirements will not be permitted to participate.  The School office should be contacted any for extenuating circumstances.


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For specific questions about PBT School programs, please contact pbtschool@pittsburghballet.org.

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