Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School Summer Intensive Program

a Summer Program in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

About Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School Summer Intensive Program

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School has a distinguished reputation as an artistic and instructional leader of dance training, and provides an excellent opportunity for aspiring dancers to experinece a comprehensive curriculum in a professional environment. Under the direction of internationally renowned PBT Artistic Director, Terrence S. Orr, and School Directors, Majorie Grundvig, and Dennis Marshall, the Instensive Summer Program 2014 will include instruction by prominent PBT Faculty members and other accomplished guest teachers.


June 23, 2014 - July 27, 2014

Age Range

Ages 12-22


* List Subject to Change Terrence S. Orr, Marjorie Grundvig, Dennis Marshall, Nurlan Abougaliev, Steven Annegarn, Christopher Budzynski, Carrie Cheng, Li-Chou Cheng, Cynthia Drayer-Reyes, Reina Gen, Anna-Marie Holmes, Alexandra Kochis, Mireille Leterrier, Robert Moore, Gyula Pandi, Viktor Plotnikov, Larissa Ponomarenko, Janet Popeleski, Andre Reyes, Pollyanna Riberio, Christine Schwaner, Marianna Tscherkassky, Patricia Wilde

Classes Offered

Classical Ballet, Pointe, Pas de Deux, Modern, Jazz, Variation Class, Men's Ballet Class, Character Dance


Students interested in our 2014 ISP need to audition at one of our 27 audition sites. Once students audition they will be notified of results with in 3 weeks of their audition.


Supervised dormitory housing is available for students at our dormitory partner, Chatham University, as well as PBT's own Byham House. Housing is $2350.


Planned outings are offered for ISP students on Sundays, which may include; theaters, dances, water parks,amusement parks, and sporting events.


Merit-based scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the School Directors. Limited financial assistance/ work-study is available to those who qualify. Applications are only considered after successful registration and payment of non-refundable $500 tuition deposit.

Audition Details


$35.00 cash or check

What to Bring

Students should bring the following photo requirements: FEMALE PHOTO REQUIREMENTS: Full body shot in black leotard, pink tights and pointe shoes, posed in first arabesque. MALE PHOTO REQUIREMENTS: Full body shot in black tights, white t-shirt, white socks and shoes, posed in first arabesque.


  • 2900 Liberty Ave.
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15201

  • 4122816727

  • [email protected]

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School

Today, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School (PBT School) is recognized as one of the nation’s finest schools for dance education and training. The School is under the direction of internationally renowned PBT Artistic Director Terrence S. Orr, School Directors Marjorie Grundvig and Dennis Marshall. PBT School offers a thorough and well-rounded dance education for over 800 students of all ages, levels, and degrees of interest – taught by faculty and guest teachers of international acclaim. The School works to instill a long-term value of the art form in each student while emphasizing the study of diverse, high quality curriculum in a positive and inspirational learning environment.


June 23, 2014 - July 27, 2014