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For Immediate Release: Mon., March 14
Contact: Joe Reed | Director of Marketing and Communications
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Let’s Move Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Present Botanical Ballet Virtual Dance Class
Children are Invited to a Fun Family Virtual Class Featuring Dances from Swan Lake

Photo © Duane Rieder, Artist: Marisa Grywalski 

Pittsburgh, PA – On Sun., April 10, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and Let’s Move Pittsburgh invite children ages 3 – 7 to get active together in a fun virtual ballet class featuring modified dances from the world’s most beloved ballet, Swan Lake. The whole family will enjoy all of these fun activities:

  • Listen to and learn about the story of Swan Lake
  • Learn ballet basics and Swan Lake-inspired dance steps with instructors from PBT's education department
  • Take a peek at Phipps' magnificent Spring Flower Show: Sunshine and Rainbows
  • Learn dance steps from PBT's educators inspired by the story of Swan Lake

Virtual admission is $12 for nonmembers and $8 for Phipps members and PBT subscribers (price is per household). The program lasts about one hour and begins at noon on Sun., April 10. Advance registration is required.  This class is recommended for children ages 3 – 7.

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About Phipps: Founded in 1893, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, PA is a globally recognized green leader with a mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse. Encompassing 15 acres including a historic 14-room glasshouse, 23 distinct indoor and outdoor gardens and industry-leading sustainable architecture and operations, Phipps attracts more than half a million visitors annually from around the world. Learn more at

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