New Developments

Canned 'Carmen' generates protesters at ballet
Oct 9, 2004

Pre-'Carmen' concerts planned outside Benedum to protest ballet cuts
Oct 5 2005

 

“What the Audience is saying about “The Nutcracker”

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A look at the Orchestra

 

  News & Articles

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, musicians anticipate more talks

Nov 23, 2005

 

Canned 'Carmen' generates protesters at ballet
Oct 9, 2004

Pre-'Carmen' concerts planned outside Benedum to protest ballet cuts
Oct 5 2005

PBT Dancers Show Support
Aug 20, 2005

PSO musicians & respond to PBT
Aug 11, 2005

Pittsburgh Tribune
Aug 4, 2005

Ray De Rise

Pittsburgh Dancers Show Support

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Minnesota Opera Orchestra violist and its Regional Orchestra Players Association delegate

This is the first year I was seriously considering purchasing a subscription, but the decision by the PBT Board convinced me to hold off until the issue is resolved.
Tim Vining - University. of Pittsburgh, Department of Socialogy

Ballet will really be a thing of HISTORY; it won't exist in its true form. 
Harry Sacco - Musicians Union, President - Wheeling, WV,

The entire ballet experience that I enjoy is the art of the live dance and live music.
David G. Maskalick, Ph.D.

We all understand that money is tight in all branches and levels of the performing arts, but this recent decision by the Pittsburgh Ballet to drop live musicians sets an alarming precedent. 
Cheryl Evans - New York - Soprano