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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.
NACHMO tasks artists with using daily prompts on social media as catalysts for creating a short dance work by the end of January.
Joseph Hall started as an intern at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater and now succeeds Janera Solomon as its new executive director.
This is the first time tap dance will headline a Dance Council show since Michelle Dorrance appeared at Byham Theater in the 2015-16 season.
Whether you prefer a full house or more legroom, here’s a quick guide on which cultural institutions’ performance days tend to fill fastest.
The year was packed with performances that entertained, enchanted, educated and enlightened audiences in all sorts of ways.
Dance writer Sara Bauknecht shares what it’s like to be on stage during the party scene in Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s “Nutcracker.”
“The Kitchen Sink” will feature new and “reimagined works” accompanied by a stellar lineup of musicians and a vocalist at the New Hazlett.
ODC/Dance will present five performances inside Trinity Cathedral as part of Pittsburgh Dance Council’s 2019-20 season.
"The World as We Know It -- by 6 Women of a Certain Age" features six solos woven together with choreography by Beth Corning.
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre gets ready to say goodbye to artistic director Terrence Orr and principal Luca Sbrizzi as it marks 50 years.
There’s always lots to do and see this time of year, but this time around, it seems like there are even more dance shows than ever before.
What exactly was happening in Pittsburgh's cultural landscape in 1969 that sparked the creation of two of its biggest forces in dance?
Lara Spencer’s comments have prompted an eruption of criticism on social media, including from those with ties to Pittsburgh’s dance scene.
Slowdanger has been on a mission to develop a multi-sensory dance experience that can be seen, heard and, yes, touched.
“Queer, Jewish,” which premieres Thursday, is the latest evening-length work by Pittsburgh-based choreographer Moriah Ella Mason.