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.

Dress Code for Children’s Division

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

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

Summer 2020 Registration now open!

Registration Details

Registration Details

Parents/Guardians must submit a completed registration form, copy of health insurance card, 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 9/1/2019; the instructor will notify parents if the student should attend a higher or lower level for skill development
  • New Ballet Foundations students are required to take a placement class prior to enrolling. Complete the Level Placement form on this page, and a school representative will contact you to schedule a placement class.

ATTENDANCE:  Consistent attendance is required.  Parent/Guardian must notify the PBT School Office of absences in advance if students must miss a class, SchoolAbsences@pittsburghballet.org.

TUITION:  Full tuition for all summer programs is due with completed registration form to the PBT School Office.

Summer Classes

Summer 2020 Class & Program Offerings

GROWN-UP & ME (Ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.)

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 2-7)

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

PRE-BALLET BOYS (Ages 4-7)

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

BALLET FOUNDATIONS (Ages 7+)

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

New students are required to complete the online placement form. Once the placement form is submitted, the School office will follow up to schedule a placement class. You can access the placement form here.

Summer Class Schedule

Saturdays, (Four Weeks) June 20–July 18 *No classes July 4
Grown-Up & Me (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.) 8:30-9 a.m. | Tuition: $98
Pre-ballet 2 (age 2) 9-9:30 a.m. | Tuition: $92
Pre-ballet 3 (age 3) 9:30-10:15 a.m.|  Tuition: $122
Pre-ballet 4 (age 4) 10:15-11 a.m. | Tuition: $122
Pre-ballet 5 (age 5) 11-11:45 a.m. | Tuition: $122
Pre-ballet 6-7 (ages 6-7) 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Tuition: $122
Pre-ballet Boys (ages 4-7) 1:30-2:30 p.m. | Tuition: $96
Ballet Foundations (ages 7+) 12:30-1:30 p.m. | $144

Wednesdays, (Four Weeks) July 8–29
Pre-ballet 3 (age 3) 4-4:45 p.m. | Tuition: $122
Pre-ballet 4 (age 4) 4:45-5:30 p.m. | Tuition: $122
Pre-ballet 5 (age 5) 5:30-6:15 p.m. | Tuition: $122
Pre-ballet 6-7 (ages 6-7) 6:15-7 p.m. | Tuition: $122
Ballet Foundations (ages 7+) 7-8 p.m. | Tuition: $144

Summer Workshops

Summer 2020 Workshops

BECOMING A BALLERINA WORKSHOP (Ages 3-7)

In this week-long workshop, young dancers will develop ballet technique foundations through daily ballet class. Each day is centered around an exciting new ballet theme. In addition to class, dancers will try on tutus, read ballet storybooks to inspire creative dancing and even learn about the pointe shoes that the ballerinas wear! The week concludes with a performance demonstration for parents and guardians. 

Pre-ballet 3-4 (ages 3-4) | August 10-14 | 9-10 a.m. | Tuition: $178
Pre-ballet 5-7 (ages 5-7) | August 10-14 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Tuition: $356