A holiday tradition at the pittsburgh ballet theatres the. After arriving in pittsburgh fresh on the heels of working with nycs famed american ballet theatre orr began planning a largescale reinvention of. Pittsburgh youth ballet staff pittsburgh youth ballet. Union county performing arts center in rahway, mccarter. Central pennsylvanias premier dance school since 1981. An introduction to the art of ballet in a nurturing environment. The organization was founded by audree estey in 1954 as the princeton ballet society. The ballet academy of pittsburgh is committed to the belief that experiencing the performing arts is a vital element in the education of our children. The pittsburgh ballet theatre is a company from pennsylvania that specializes in ballet and other related performing arts. After leaving maryland he worked as a guest artist throughout the country before founding ballet theatre of indiana in 2014. Pittsburgh ballet theatres the nutcracker 2015 at the benedum. Nov 29, 2016 after arriving in pittsburgh fresh on the heels of working with nycs famed american ballet theatre orr began planning a largescale reinvention of the iconic, 19thcentury russian masterwork. Dec 15, 2010 with 48 hours to go, dancers from pittsburgh ballet theatre put the finishing touches on their performances and perfect their roles prior to opening night. Pittsburgh ballet theatre opens the nutcracker friday cbs.
Pittsburgh ballet theatre opens the nutcracker fridaythe pittsburgh ballet theatre opened the nutcracker friday night the first of 24 performances at the benedum center. Jaffe becomes pbts seventh artistic director and only the second female director in the companys history. Princeton, nj american repertory ballet s 2015 nutcracker season will run november 21 through december 20 at venues across new jersey. American repertory ballet announces the 2015 annual. Arb will premiere masters of dance and music at mccarter theatre in princeton on april 8 at 8. Oct 21, 2015 princeton, nj american repertory ballet s 2015 nutcracker season will run november 21 through december 20 at venues across new jersey. A holiday tradition for more than 50 years 1964, american repertory ballet s nutcracker is one of the longest, continuously running nutcracker productions in the nation. Pittsburgh ballet theatre in pittsburgh, pennsylvania. American repertory ballet announces nutcracker in july. Alan received a contract to join pittsburgh ballet theatre spbtsprofessional company at the age of 17. Ballet school pittsburgh ballet academy of pittsburgh. Originally from pittsburgh, alan began dancing at the age of nine.
Mark morris dance company, twyla tharp, pittsburgh ballet theatre. Pittsburgh ballet theatre s 202021 season includes two productions not staged during the current season due to covid19 shutdowns. Alter performed with the ballet theatre of maryland. We hope to enhance the lives of children and the community through the beauty and discipline of classical ballet. Holiday magic envelopes the stage in pittsburgh ballet theatres classic the nutcracker. American repertory ballet arb will open its annual nutcracker season at union county performing arts centers main stage in rahway on saturday, november 21 at 2 p.
Pittsburgh ballet theatres nutcracker nothing short. Upcoming events and tickets for pittsburgh ballet theatre. At the time, it was only a school princeton ballet school. The nutcracker benedum center pittsburgh, pennsylvania. Set to tchaikovskys sublime score, a dreamlike journey unfolds through a moonlit snow scape to a whimsical land of enchantment. Pittsburgh youth ballet company summer programs pittsburgh. As it entered its second decade, pittsburgh ballet theatre cemented its place among the nations leading ballet companies. One final thing we really love about the pittsburgh ballet theatre s performance of the nutcracker is how pittsburgh themes and references are woven throughout the show. Dec 01, 2019 a holiday tradition for more than 50 years 1964, american repertory ballet s nutcracker is one of the longest, continuously running nutcracker productions in the nation.
Select an organization all organizations august wilson african american cultural center pittsburgh ballet theatre pittsburgh clo pittsburgh cultural trust pittsburgh opera pittsburgh public theater pittsburgh symphony orchestra. Pittsburgh ballet theatres the nutcracker marks two milestones. In 2015, katherine was asked to join pennsylvania ballet ii. American repertory ballet presents 50th annual nutcracker at. Pittsburgh ballet theatre opens the nutcracker friday by kristine sorensen december 4, 2015 at 9. July 1 through july 31, american repertory ballet will be celebrating nutcracker in july, offering discounted tickets for nutcracker performances at union county performing arts center in rahway. Check out the schedule below to learn more, and get the nutcracker pittsburgh tickets before theyre gone.
In 2016, the pittsburgh ballet theatre s nutcracker celebrated its 15th anniversary, while terrence orr, the mastermind behind the production, saw his 20th year with the pittsburgh ballet theatre. Participation in all performances is optional, and rehearsals are separate from class. At american repertory balletprinceton ballet school, the joining of forces. Pittsburgh ballet theatre tickets pittsburgh ballet. The nutcracker, benedum center tickets for 1204 07. Find yourself swept into the childlike wonder of the holidays with the nutcracker. Pittsburgh ballet theatres 50th anniversary youtube. Arbs professional company will be joined by select students from princeton ballet school to tell the story of a young girl named clara and how a mysterious gift from her. After graduation, he danced with ballet theatre of maryland, where he performed soloist and principal roles in alice in wonderland, the nutcracker, romeo and juliet, and frontier 1812.
By the 198182 season, pbt had made its new york city debut and toured to 28 states, canada and the virgin islands. American repertory ballet s 50th annual nutcracker production will come to state theatre on friday, december 21 and saturday, december 22 at 1. Pittsburgh ballet theatres the nutcracker 2015 at the. The nutcracker, benedum center tickets for 1204 11. The magic of the holidays comes alive with pittsburgh ballet theatre s the nutcracker. The edwardian glamour of the opening scene sets the stage for a fantasy world, where an epic battle between the nutcracker prince and the evil rat king propels you into a magical land of. The nutcracker, benedum center tickets for 1205 02. Jan 14, 2019 one final thing we really love about the pittsburgh ballet theatre s performance of the nutcracker is how pittsburgh themes and references are woven throughout the show.
It has been running since 1968 when it was founded by. Princeton youth ballet performs two fulllength ballets each year, with a repertory of magical productions which include the nutcracker, cinderella, the secret garden, a midsummer nights dream, graduation ball, and the snow queen. American repertory ballet presents 50th annual nutcracker. Choice for favorite dance company in 2008, 2011, 2012, 20152018. Apr 14, 2020 pittsburgh ballet theatre announced today that former american ballet theatre principal susan jaffe will succeed terrence orr as artistic director of the company, effective july 1. Arbs nutcracker program 2018 by american repertory ballet issuu. She graduated from the university of pittsburgh with a bachelor of arts degree in theatre with a communications minor. Two years later he attended pittsburgh ballet theatre school pbts, where in 1998 he. She started her teaching career in 2015 and finds it very rewarding.
Orr is proud to announce the companys 20202021 read more casting for pnc presents beauty and the beast is announced. Oct 28, 2019 since 1969, pittsburgh ballet theatre has been western pennsylvanias premier source of extraordinary ballet. Following its 1969 stage debut at the pittsburgh playhouse, pbt sold out its inaugural 197071 subscription season, featuring petrovs the nutcracker and swan lake. Pbts the nutcracker 198 7th st, pittsburgh pa location. The 40th anniversary season of pittsburgh ballet theatre is a grand survey of dance repertoire. American repertory ballet brings the beloved classic nutcracker to the stage with tchaikovskys magnificent score, thrilling choreography and a cast of more than 100. Holiday magic envelopes the stage in pittsburgh ballet theatre s classic the nutcracker. Children and parents begin to explore the world of dance through movement, music, and rhythm. In 1982, pbt entered a new era with the appointment of patricia wilde as artistic director a position she would hold for 15 years. Two years later he attended pittsburgh ballet theatre schoolpbts, where in 1998 he was a recipient of the prestigious princess grace foundation dance honorarium. Pittsburgh ballet theatre artistic director terrence s. The edwardian glamour of the opening scene sets the stage for a fantasy wo. Ballet academy of pittsburgh 4100 library rd, pittsburgh, pennsylvania 15234 rated 4.
Kristine sorensen, pittsburgh ballet theatre, the nutcracker. Pittsburgh ballet theatre opens the nutcracker friday. After high school he spent a year at the princeton ballet school before. This page features a ballet video titled pittsburgh ballet theatres the nutcracker 2015 at the benedum. Annual performance opportunities for our students include the holidayfavorite the nutcracker, and our spring gala series featuring such timeless classics as coppelia, the sleeping beauty and swan lake, in addition to works by george balanchine, jerome robbins and ballet academy of pittsburgh faculty. Dance company, twyla tharp, pittsburgh ballet theatre, ballet west and on broadway. In the 1970s, pittsburgh ballet theatre proved its staying power. Since 1969, pittsburgh ballet theatre has been western pennsylvanias premier source of extraordinary ballet. Pittsburgh ballet theatre announced today that former american ballet theatre principal susan jaffe will succeed terrence orr as artistic director of the company, effective july 1. Thu, apr 8 sun, apr 11, 2021 august wilson cultural. Pittsburgh ballet theatre 2900 liberty ave, pittsburgh, pennsylvania 15201 rated 4. Dear friends, welcome to american repertory ballets nutcracker. With 48 hours to go, dancers from pittsburgh ballet theatre put the finishing touches on their performances and perfect their roles prior to opening night. Estey established the princeton regional ballet company.
Dec 04, 2015 pittsburgh ballet theatre opens the nutcracker friday by kristine sorensen december 4, 2015 at 9. The nutcracker is magical from start to finish, but the snow scene, with our own turnofthecentury pittsburgh skyline, carries an enchantment all. American repertory ballet announces nutcracker performances. Stephen campanella received his training at princeton ballet school, pittsburgh ballet theatres graduate program, and the. Summer intensive is a program which attracts advanced students from all over the globe interested in studying with our distinguished faculty.
Nutcracker 2017 by american repertory ballet issuu. Pittsburgh ballet theatres the nutcracker marks two. Alan received a contract to join pittsburgh ballet theatrespbtsprofessional company at. Arbs professional company will be joined by select. Dec 04, 2015 this page features a ballet video titled pittsburgh ballet theatres the nutcracker 2015 at the benedum.
Susan jaffe named pittsburgh ballet theatres new artistic. The ballet company performing in this ballet video include pittsburgh ballet theatre. This season, pyb performs the nutcracker on december 7th and 8th and the secret garden on may 2nd and 3rd in addition to presenting its own fulllength ballets. Kelsey then continued as a trainee with pittsburgh ballet theatre pbt. Pbt celebrates its 50th anniversary season in 20192020 through mainstage productions. In this oneofakind performance, the company will present works created by masters of ballet. Childrens division summer pittsburgh ballet theatre.
Since its very first opening performance in 1892, tchaikovskys the nutcracker ballet has been an essential holiday favorite the world over. Pittsburgh ballet theatre in pittsburgh, pennsylvania groupon. Pittsburgh ballet theatres nutcracker nothing short of magical. Official ticket site of the pittsburgh ballet theatre, tickets to the nutcracker at the benedum center and other pbt events. Pittsburgh ballet announces upcoming season, promotes 3. Princeton ballet school holds auditions throughout the united states and europe to select 100 students for the program. Shown are dancers cooper verona and marisa grywalski. Pittsburgh ballet theatre s the nutcracker 2015 at the benedum duration.
Princeton ballet school has gained a national reputation for its excellent. The company became the professional princeton ballet company in 1978 and quickly grew into a vital company. For example, the story book out of which all the toys emerge is kaufmanns christmas stories for boys and girls, and one of the toys is a penguin. Oct 26, 2010 find yourself swept into the childlike wonder of the holidays with the nutcracker.987 1233 1530 581 324 97 403 1551 704 969 54 786 1221 450 1325 151 428 1167 111 940 1170 795 289 1286 1372 574 140 1077 1161 1183 1396 1135 536 1498