6 Magical Upcoming Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Performances

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s calendar starts with passion and ends with romance, touching on a spectrum of wonder and emotion in between. Experience the magic of the ballet for yourself at one of their upcoming performances at some of the city’s most impressive venues.


Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Avenue
June 9-14

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra joins the Ballet Theatre in bringing Boléro, which was originally composed as a ballet score, back to its roots. 

Light In the Dark

Byham Theater, 101 Sixth Street
October 27-29 

The central work in this production is a world premiere by Jennifer Archibald, presented in partnership with Violins of Hope Greater Pittsburgh. The ballet celebrates Florence Waren, a Jewish dancer who worked with the French Resistance during World War II. 

The Nutcracker

Benedum Center, 237 Seventh Street
December 8-28 

With choreography from retired PBT artistic director Terrence S. Orr and the incredible musical score of Tchaikovsky, this holiday classic is an annual must-see. 

Beauty and the Beast

Benedum Center, 237 Seventh Street
February 16-25, 2024 

This performance of the much-loved tale, featuring gorgeous costumes and a backdrop of an enchanted forest, promises the perfect atmosphere for children and adults alike. 

Spring Mix with the PBT Orchestra

Benedum Center, 237 Seventh Street
April 5-7, 2024 

A variety of inspiring performances will demonstrate the Pittsburgh Ballet’s wide range of talent and creativity in this annual spring mixed repertory program. 

Cinderella with the PBT Orchestra 

Benedum Center, 237 Seventh Street
May 17-19, 2024 

Anticipate an evening of romance with classical choreography and beautiful costumes and sets. 

Story by Lisa Cunningham


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