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Here’s a recap of some of the year’s most memorable moments, along with a preview of what’s (hopefully!) to come in 2021.
Seminars for dance students tackle mental health-related topics along with sessions for faculty.
It’s available to stream online for free through Dec. 31.
This latest round of changes will impact planned performances of “Cinderella,” “Here + Now,” “Modern Masters” and “Alice in Wonderland.”
“Fireside Nutcracker” will stream online for free from Dec. 17 through Dec. 31.
Pearlann Porter and a small cast of dancers will present “(in person)” Thursday through Sunday at The Space Upstairs in Point Breeze.
Corps de ballet member Caitlyn Mendicino tends to more than half a dozen beehives on her parent’s property in New Bethlehem, Pa.
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announced that three additional programs in early 2021 will be canceled.
Zhuzh it Up! uses tricks of the trade from stage design and wardrobing to make the most use of a home’s space.
“Constructed Sight” is a dance-for film series that partners dancers with public works of art across Pittsburgh.
Susan Jaffe has been busy learning how to navigate a ballet company during a pandemic in her first months as PBT’s new artistic director.
Going to a fundraising gala to support Pittsburgh’s nonprofits looks pretty different these days, thanks to COVID-19.
PBT is the first ballet company in the American Guild of Musical Artists to perform together since COVID-19 halted live dance.
“We cannot in good faith open our doors and welcome you into the district as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on,” says the Cultural Trust.
The live theater season, slated to open in October, has been delayed until January. Live streaming and digital events are in the works.
After more than 23 years at the helm of the company, Terrence Orr, 77, will retire from the role at the end of June.
For the first time since mid-March, local dance studios are permitted to reopen for recitals, in-person classes and other activities.
The Pittsburgh Dance Council plans to stay dark this fall and resume in-person programming in January 2021.
Next season also features a resurgence of the residency program with Dancing Wheels and Paul Taylor Dance Co. at the Pittsburgh Playhouse.
Joseph Hall accepted the job in January and started it in early March. A week later, COVID-19 closures and cancelations started to unfold.
PBT has made changes to its next season’s schedule to accommodate programs that were postponed this season due to COVID-19.
How do you teach dance students sheltering in place? Local universities get creative with virtual classes.
Susan Jaffe will succeed Terrence Orr, who announced last year that he’ll retire this summer after 23 years as PBT’s artistic director.
The news came on the heels of PBT postponing its March production, "Here + Now" at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center.
Kyle Abraham, a product of Pittsburgh CAPA and Pittsburgh CLO, earned a spot on the list for his 2012 show “Pavement.”
Pittsburgh Dance Week plans to swap the stage for computer screens when it returns April 5 to 11.
The mixed repertory program features works by living luminaries, including two with local ties.
The nonprofit will hold its first dancer wellness fair March 8 at Point Park University.
Malpaso Dance Co. — Cuba’s premier independent contemporary dance company -— will headline its first Pittsburgh Dance Council program.
The 51st season, which kicks off in October, is the last one planned by artistic director Terrence Orr.
Part of this ballet’s charm is its fantastic costumes, particularly the one worn by the dancers cast as the commanding, grisly beast.