​PCO Guest Artists

Founded in 2006 by Artistic Directors Lindsay and Steven Piper, former professional dancers with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, the Ballet Academy of Pittsburgh offers the highest-quality classical ballet instruction in the greater Pittsburgh area to children ages 18 months & up. Located in Castle Shannon in the South Hills, the Ballet Academy of Pittsburgh has trained dancers that are now studying on full scholarship at some of the top ballet schools in the country such as the Pacific Northwest Ballet School, San Francisco Ballet School and the School of American Ballet, and performing with companies such as the New York City Ballet and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. Our repertoire includes the classics such as Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and The Sleeping Beauty, as well as works by the great George Balanchine, including Serenade, Valse Fantaisie, Walpurgisnacht Ballet and many more. For further information about the Ballet Academy of Pittsburgh, please visit