Set to the iconic songs of Frank Sinatra and riveting works of Philip Glass, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) presents a choreographic power couple by Tony and Emmy award-winning choreographer Twyla Tharp, whose lifetime achievement has also made here a Kennedy Center Honoree.
In 'Nine Sinatra Songs', Tharp blends ballet and ballroom movement, elevating the glamour and finesse of social dancing to a dance theatre quality.
Driven by Philip Glass’s rhythmic score, 'In the Upper Room' melds ballet and modern dance in a powerful tour de force described by Tharp as “fierce, driving and relentless.”
Experience a choreographic power couple when PBT presents two works by Tony and Emmy award-winning choreographer Twyla Tharp. The two works include 'In the Upper Room' set to the music of Philip Glass along with 'Nine Sinatra Songs'
Described by Tharp as “fierce, driving and relentless,” In the Upper Room melds ballet and modern dance in a powerful tour de force driven by Philip Glass’s rhythmic score.
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Discounted Tickets for Meetup Go online using the promotional code PBTMEETUP for a 30% discount off regularly priced tickets for performances October 25-October 27.
To order your tickets online, please visit http://pbt.culturaldistrict.org/production/36568/twyla-tharp
For more information about the show, please visit http://pbt.org/performances/evening-twyla-tharp
On Saturday night, October 26:
-Ballroom Dancing at 6:30PM, Benedum Center, 803 Liberty Avenue, 2nd Floor Studio: Bring your favorite partner to the 2nd Floor Studio at 803 Liberty Avenue, right around the corner from the Benedum Center to take a masters class in ballroom dancing! Learn to foxtrot, mamba and samba to Frank Sinatra music prior to the performance. All ages and abilities welcome. Please call or email Danny Vereb at[masked] or [masked] to confirm reservation. Limited spaces available. Promo Code: PBTBALLROOM - 30% discount
-Barre None After Party at 10:30PM, Sharp Edge Bistro, To make your evening even more special, please join us after the performance of An Evening of Twyla Tharp for discussion, drink specials and complimentary lite bites at Sharp Edge Bistro right around the corner from the Benedum Center at 922 Penn Ave.
To learn more about Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, please visit www.pbt.org
To learn more about choreographer Twyla Tharp's incredible career, please visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twyla_Tharp