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Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre to offer master classes at Penn State Fayette

Ballet Class
Area ballet students learn to refine their techniques from Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre principal dancer Erin Halloran during last year’s master classes held at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus. (Photo by Bobby Salitrik.)
2/28/2011 —

The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre will offer ballet master classes at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus on Saturday, March 12, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. The classes are open to all dancers ages 6 to 18, and will be held in the Auxiliary Gym in the campus’ Community Center.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre instructors for the master classes are principal dancer Erin Halloran and soloist Christine Schwaner.

Classes are divided into three age groups:

  • The beginner class (ages 6–9) will meet from 3 to 4 p.m.
  • The intermediate class (ages 10–13) will receive instruction from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
  • The advanced class (ages 14-18) will meet from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Tuition for each class is $15 per student. A special package, which includes master class tuition and a ticket to the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s performance of “A Gershwin Fantasy” and “Raymonda Variations” on March 27 at 7 p.m. at Penn State Fayette, is $25.

For additional information or to register, students are encouraged to see their dance instructor or contact Penn State Fayette at 724-430-4211.

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