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Photos: See Anna Chlumsky, Eric Rutherford & More at American Ballet Theatre's June G Photo Photos: See Anna Chlumsky, Eric Rutherford & More at American Ballet Theatre's June Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

 The American Ballet Theatre’s June Gala returned on Monday, June 13th, in-person to the Metropolitan Opera House after three long years. The event featured a special performance of Don Quixote staged by Artist Director, Kevin McKenzie, featuring three different Principal casts in each act. Check out photos!

Stella Abrera Named Acting Artistic Director of the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Sc Photo Stella Abrera Named Acting Artistic Director of the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022

Stella Abrera, former Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre, has been named Acting Artistic Director of the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School. The appointment, effective August 22, was announced today by Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director of American Ballet Theatre.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's OPEN AIR Starts Thursday Photo Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's OPEN AIR Starts Thursday
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) invites community members to experience live arts performances at Open Air: A Series in Celebration of the Performing Arts, starting this Thursday, June 9 and running through Sunday, June 12.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Announces Performance Schedule for Open Air Series Photo Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Announces Performance Schedule for Open Air Series
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2022

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s (PBT) popular program Open Air: A Series in Celebration of the Performing Arts returns to the city June 9 – 12 at a new location on the Allegheny Riverfront in Sharpsburg (1 19th Street, Sharpsburg). The series will include performances by the PBT Company as well as local performing arts organizations.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Artistic Director Susan Jaffe Announces Move To American Ba Photo Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Artistic Director Susan Jaffe Announces Move To American Ballet Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2022

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Artistic Director Susan Jaffe announced this morning that she has been named Artistic Director of American Ballet Theatre, where she spent more than 30 years of her career. She will begin her new role at ABT in December. PBT remains in an excellent position to further realize the company's vision and mission.

Susan Jaffe Named Artistic Director Of American Ballet Theatre Photo Susan Jaffe Named Artistic Director Of American Ballet Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2022

Former American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer Susan Jaffe has been named the Company's next Artistic Director. Jaffe's appointment, effective December 2022, was announced today by Andrew Barth, ABT Chairman of the Board of Governing Trustees.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's SWAN LAKE With The PBT Orchestra Opens Friday Photo Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's SWAN LAKE With The PBT Orchestra Opens Friday
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2022

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre dancers are in their final rehearsals and the PBT Orchestra is tuning up for opening night of Swan Lake, opening this Friday, May 6 and running through Sunday, May 15 at the Benedum Center. With new choreography by Artistic Director Susan Jaffe and an iconic Tchaikovsky score performed by the PBT Orchestra, audiences will be enchanted by this timeless tale of love and betrayal.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Offers Expanded Education Programs For SWAN LAKE With The P Photo Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Offers Expanded Education Programs For SWAN LAKE With The PBT Orchestra
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2022

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre invites audiences to take a deeper dive into the enduring love story of Swan Lake with the PBT Orchestra, running May 6 – 15 at the Benedum Center through a variety of virtual and in-person free educational programs.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Premieres Artistic Director Susan Jaffe's SWAN LAKE with th Photo Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Premieres Artistic Director Susan Jaffe's SWAN LAKE with the PBT Orchestra
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2022

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre invites audiences to fall under the spell of the enduring love story Swan Lake, running May 6 – 15 at the Benedum Center. With new staging by Artistic Director Susan Jaffe and an iconic Tchaikovsky score performed by the PBT Orchestra, audiences will be enchanted by this timeless tale of love and betrayal. 

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Announces Five Sensational Shows In 2022 â€" 2023 Season Photo Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Announces Five Sensational Shows In 2022 â€" 2023 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 23, 2022

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's Artistic Director Susan Jaffe announced an exciting lineup of shows in store for the 2022 – 2023 season at a press conference this morning. From the works of internationally acclaimed choreographers and modern masters to the spine-chilling Dracula, wonderfully romantic The Sleeping Beauty and more, Jaffe carefully selected shows to excite everyone in her second full season.