Pittsburgh dance studio bethel park borellis dance gallery. The pittsburgh youth ballet guides young dancers through the world of ballet from preschool levels to professional levels in a positive, nurturing environment. Nov 29, 2016 the cherished holiday tradition of experiencing tchaikovskys legendary ballet is about to get a whole lot sweeter this season, because pittsburgh ballet theatres pbt 26performance run of. After an extensive search, the board of trustees of pittsburgh ballet theatre pbt and pittsburgh. The pitt ballet club is a student run organization at the university of pittsburgh which offers opportunities for every dancers skill level, from beginner to advanced.
Pittsburgh ballet theatre offering autismfriendly nutcracker performance. 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. The nutcracker is an annual choreography performance put on by lincoln park performing arts charter schools dance department. Townships robert corrado gets fired up while listening to a pregame speech by head coach t. Pittsburgh ballet theatre in pittsburgh, pennsylvania groupon. Performances of the nutcracker by the ballet academy of pittsburgh will be held at the independence middle school theater in bethel park, 7 p. Pittsburgh ballet theatres the nutcracker marks two milestones.
Pittsburgh ballet theatre names susan jaffe new artistic director. The 40th anniversary season of pittsburgh ballet theatre is a grand survey of dance repertoire. Ballerinas of the pittsburgh ballet theatre dance during a rehearsal of the nutcracker, thursday, nov. It wouldnt be christmas without experiencing the classic tale of the nutcracker on stage in a ballet performance. Our artists fuse their classical ballet foundations with a wide array of other styles of dance and movement textures, which allows us to showcase ballet in a way that is engaging, approachable, relatable and current.
When petrov stepped down to focus on the point park program, john gilpin. Pittsburgh ballet theatres the nutcracker 2016 youtube. Nearly 50 years ago, pittsburgh ballet theatre began when a charismatic yugoslavian choreographer and a forwardthinking arts advocate joined forces around a shared conviction that a professional ballet company belonged in pittsburgh. Ballet school pittsburgh ballet academy of pittsburgh. Propelled by tchaikovskys iconic score, this soaring story captures the awe and expectation of the night before christmas when a mysterious gift sparks a wondrous adventure. Dance at the center is more than a way to express yourself through the disciplines of ballet, jazz, tap and hip hop. Dec 04, 2015 pittsburgh kdka the pittsburgh ballet theatre opened the nutcracker friday night the first of 24 performances at the benedum center. Hoffmann, and the music composed by pyotr ilyich tchaikovsky, the nutcracker is about a young girl named clara who is gifted. Pittsburghs premier ballet company of nearly 50 years.
The working parents guide to unique caregiverandme classes in. Pittsburgh ballet announces public campaign to expand campus. Oct 26, 2010 find yourself swept into the childlike wonder of the holidays with the nutcracker. With the pittsburgh ballet theatres the nutcracker fresh on the brain. Propelled by tchaikovskys iconic score, this soaring story. Complete with flurrying snow, a colossal christmas tree and magic tricks galore, this holiday spectacular features over 100 dancers, 200 costumes and tchaikovskys exultant score. Katie hogue and john carberry chaired the event, which board trustee andy amrhein emcee. Jane varnish, dance critic for the pittsburgh postgazette. We offer professional instruction and performance experience for the beginner to professional. Ballet academy of pittsburgh, 4100 library rd, pittsburgh, pa. It wouldnt be the holidays without music and dancing.
Our production of the holidayclassic the nutcracker is the largest in the south hills of pittsburgh, while our spring gala offers an eclectic mix of classical. Usc theater to host the nutcracker this weekend upper. Soloists luca sbrizzi and gabrielle thurlow prepare for the pittsburgh ballet theatres nutcracker. Pittsburgh s premier ballet company of nearly 50 years. Amanda cochrane and yoshiaki nakano in 2017s the nutcracker. The nutcracker returns to benedum center dance pittsburgh. Its about taking off in a warm and nurturing atmosphere, developing your skills, discovering your own personal style, and having fun.
One of the most exciting ballet companies in the united states, pittsburgh ballet theatre has built. The bethel park community foundation held another successful fundraiser. The illegal use of ed software by students and staff is prohibited. Dec 05, 2012 a few weeks back, i had a wonderful time photographing ballet academy of pittsburghs students for their upcoming performance, the nutcracker.
Its christmas eve in turnofthecentury pittsburgh when a mysterious gift sparks a wondrous adventure. The magic of the holidays comes alive with pittsburgh ballet theatres the nutcracker. One of pittsburghs favorite christmas holiday events is back. Enter yoga innovations in bethel park, an athletic yoga studio with a. The nutcracker ballet provides the history of the nutcracker ballet, nutcracker music, nutcrakcer links, nutcracker movies and information on nutcracker ballet performances in your area. Pittsburgh kdka the pittsburgh ballet theatre opened the nutcracker friday night the first of 24 performances at the benedum center.
Feb 16, 2016 december 227th, 2016 tickets available at. Welcome to the ballet academy of pittsburgh website. Pittsburgh ballet theatre opens the nutcracker friday. This holiday season find a live performance of your favorite holiday shows in and around pittsburgh. Texture contemporary ballet is a dance company located in pittsburgh, pa that presents original, innovative choreography. Several of the students she coached placed in the top 12 and top 24 in pittsburghs 2018 yagp and 2 nd in the 2018 yagp in boston. The creativity, grace and love of dance will enhance your childs life forever. The dance school in bethel park is a far reach from his hometown of matanzas, cuba. Orr, set to tchaikovskys enduring score, the pittsburgh ballet theatres production of the nutcracker has been a longstanding holiday tradition since the production premiered in.
Tchaikovsky the nutcracker is nothing short of magical pittsburgh postgazette. Our goal at texture ballet school is to make students fall in love with dance while helping each individual reach their fullest potential. Dec 26, 20 pittsburgh ballet theatre offering autismfriendly nutcracker performance. Propelled by tchaikovskys iconic score, this soaring story captures the awe and expectation of the night before christmas when a. Texture ballet school provides high quality ballet training which readies students for the professional dance world and fully prepares them to pursue careers in classical and contemporary ballet.
The nutcracker is nothing short of magical pittsburgh postgazette. The magic of the holiday season fills the benedum center stage in the nutcracker. Pittsburgh dance studio bethel park borellis dance. The nutcracker presented by pittsburgh ballet theatre artsburgh. The nutcracker presented by pittsburgh ballet theatre. Serving the south hills of pittsburgh for over 41 years, judy has been conducting classes in ballet, tap, jazzhiphop, gymnastics and baton from ages 2 12 through adult. Pbts pittsburghinspired production captures the excitement of the original. Holiday spirit soars in pittsburgh ballet theatres. Nutcracker ballet mcmurry, pennsylvania pittsburgh youth ballet company presents the nutcracker ballet nutcracker performance listings by state, city and the company performing the ballet. A winter wonderland awaits at pittsburgh ballet theatres the nutcracker. We hope to enhance the lives of children and the community through the beauty and disci pline of classical ballet. Pittsburgh ballet theatre shows off its depth of talent by featuring corps dancers in some of the holiday ballets prominent roles. 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.
Celebrate this holiday season with pittsburgh youth ballet companys 28th annual. Ballet academy of pittsburgh, 4100 library rd, pittsburgh. That time of year is approaching its nutcracker season at the benedum center. The pittsburgh ballet theatre is an american professional ballet company based in the strip district of pittsburgh. The companys eclectic style and irrepressible energy have been shaped by a series of distinguished artistic directors over nearly five decades. Dancers from second grade up to twelfth appeared in this rendition for the weekendlong event. David robert farmerie professional photographer david. Experience one of pittsburghs cherished holiday traditions. December 910 twas the night before christmas and more at the palace theater. So heres your chance to catch the talented dancers and crew of pittsburgh ballet theatre as they come to benedum center on tuesday 27th december 2016. The pittsburgh youth ballet offers professional instruction and performance experience from the beginner to professional level. Photo visual storytelling from the pittsburgh postgazette. One of the most exciting ballet companies in the united states, pittsburgh ballet theatre has built a legacy of excellence and innovation since 1969.
Here are some of the images, posters and program covers i created. Journey to a land of enchantment filled with swirling snowflakes, waltzing flowers and. The nutcracker presented by the pittsburgh ballet theatre benedum center december 227 elf the musical presented by the lincoln park performing arts center midland, pa december 110 the best christmas. The edwardian glamour of the opening scene sets the stage for a fantasy world, where an epic battle between the. Bethel park high school bethel park pittsburgh city paper. Police investigate discovery of human remains in bethel park. Pittsburgh youth ballet looked poised and confident as they swiftly ran through their paces. Participation in all performances is optional, and rehearsals are separate from class. Known as bethels bounty, the event featured more than 20 food and beverage vendors that offered savory samples to some 300 guests.
Pittsburgh youth ballet company school pittsburgh youth. Please check back to order your tickets at that time. A guide to holiday performances pittsburgh moms blog. The cherished holiday tradition of experiencing tchaikovskys legendary ballet is about to get a whole lot sweeter this season, because pittsburgh ballet theatres pbt 26performance run of. I photographed about 50 talented young dancers that will be performing this weekend in bethel park, pa. Nutcracker performance listings are provided by state and city and by the company performing the nutcracker ballet. Official ticket site of the pittsburgh ballet theatre, tickets to the nutcracker at the benedum center and other pbt events.
If you are looking for a fun filled and rewarding experience from which your child can grow and benefit for a lifetime. Curator may 2003 dos mundos gallery in the square 5850 ellsworth avenue. Journey to a land of enchantment filled with swirling snowflakes, waltzing flowers and exciting dances set to tchaikovskys glorious score. Nutcracker ballet nutcracker ballet performances in. Find yourself swept into the childlike wonder of the holidays with the nutcracker. The ballet academy of pittsburgh is committed to the belief that experiencing the. Ballet school, if youll pardon the expression, is not exactly a dance in the park. Ballet academy of pittsburghs nutcracker showcases a magical tradition. The nutcracker site provides a central location for nutcracker ballet information.300 712 424 1423 784 1100 879 621 1425 470 1324 152 213 1299 752 1435 150 1201 350 277 1391 409 830 1362 885 1213 89 808 1448 771 254 571 849 1212 410 1442 962 755