Open Air: A Series in Celebration of the Performing Arts
- Date: May 18 - May 31, 2021
- Venue: Flagstaff Hill in Schenley Park, Pittsburgh
After a year of darkened theaters, Pittsburgh’s performing artists are stepping out into the open air. This May, over 20 local performing arts organizations will gather at Flagstaff Hill in Schenley Park to perform on Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s mobile stage for Open Air: A Series in Celebration of the Performing Arts. Join us for FREE for two weeks of music, theater and dance from May 18-31. Click to learn more and view the list of participating organizations below.
PBT thanks the following foundations for their support in acquiring the mobile stage:
Richard King Mellon Foundation
Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust
Jack Buncher Foundation
Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
Interested in becoming a sponsor? Click here for more information.
Information for performances by participating organizations will be available on each organization’s website. Reservations for chairs or FREE lawn seating are now open for PBT performances here.
Click here to read our Frequently Asked Questions. Please note, performance times subject to change.
Additional support provided by the following Sponsors:
Vivian and Bill Benter
Ryan Memorial Foundation
The Remmel Foundation
Charlotte and David Stephenson
William and Carolyn Byham
David and Dorrit Tuthill
Visit each organization’s website for information about performances or view the calendar for a complete schedule.
Antonio Brown (Antonio Brown Dance)
Nick Daniels (DANA Movement Ensemble)
Rocker Verastique and Danny Herman
The Pillow Project
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Orchestra
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Pittsburgh Festival Opera
Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company presents Vanessa German
Pittsburgh Public Theater
River City Brass Band
Shana Simmons Dance
Staycee Pearl and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre present Open Window, featuring:
Jamie Erin Murphy
José Pérez IV
Molly Huey & Olivia Nellis
The Pillow Project
Shana Simmons (Shana Simmons Dance)