S. Orr Terrence

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Classical Ballet / Artistic Director

Recognized as one of the most prominent and dynamic figures in the dance world, Artistic Director, Terrence S. Orr is marking his 14th year as the artistic leader of the world class Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. Since July, 1997, Orr has spearheaded PBT’s artistic vision. Some of his accomplishments include commissioning 17 new ballets, raising the technical level of the dancers and developing a creative new production of The Nutcracker, along with lending his artistic touch to a roster of ballet classics. His accomplished background also includes dancing, teaching, and staging productions for many of the world's celebrated ballet companies. He is married to Marianna Tcherkassky, a former principal ballerina with American Ballet Theatre and current PBT ballet mistress.

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