Inviting students to share our love of live performance


Grades served: 1st-12th
Total served: 5,000
Schools served: 64 schools from the greater Philadelphia area attend the dress rehearsals each year

Pennsylvania Ballet offers student matinees! Pennsylvania Ballet is offering student matinees in order to offer a full show and a paramount experience to Philadelphia school children. In addition to watching the full ballet, school groups will be treated to educational programming during the intermission. The following shows will be available:

For each show, Pennsylvania Ballet will offer limited free seating for Philadelphia Title 1 public schools on a first-come, first-served basis. Title 1 schools can register for free tickets here.

Discounted School tickets can be purchased starting as low as $10.00 by contacting Manager of Sales and Audience Development Arajua Backman at or 215-587-6921.  School groups can also purchase tickets for the performance of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® on December 13th at 11:00am, starting at $15.00.



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Season & Tickets

Whether you enjoy the grandeur and pageantry of full-length ballets or the breathtaking innovation of more contemporary works, our 54th season consists of a mixed repertoire designed to thrill and delight.

Meet the Ballet

Pennsylvania Ballet comprises a team of dedicated professionals—each one devoted to bringing you the most thrilling and inspired works ballet has to offer.

The School

The School of Pennsylvania Ballet offers the highest caliber dance education of any program in the Greater Philadelphia area, providing our students with exceptional technical training and unparalleled performance opportunities.