Upcoming Events

  • KST Presents

    Saturday, June 19 - Saturday, September 25

    Women of Visions

    Kelly Strayhorn Theater is delighted to partner with Women of Visions, Inc. in celebrating their 40th anniversary! Together, we mark the occasion with MAGNIFICENT MOTOWN!, an exhibition from WoV inspired by the revolutionary musical genre.

  • KST Presents

    Friday, September 24

    Propelled Animals’ “SWITCH SIGNAL”

    Commissioned by Kelly Strayhorn Theater, SWITCH SIGNAL is a site-responsive film rooted in the technologies of imagination and mindfulness taught by Pittsburgh’s beloved Mister Rogers. 

  • KST Presents

    Saturday, September 25 | 9:00am - 12:00pm

    The Alloy School

    The Alloy School is a creative and noncompetitive community where professional dancers guide learning. The whole family can enjoy Alloy School’s diverse range of classes from West African to Ballet dance styles.

  • KST Presents

    Saturday, September 25

    The Men of Magnificent Motown

    Join us for this conversation  between Women of Visions founders and some of the Black male artists featured in the show, MAGNIFICENT MOTOWN: Art Inspired by the Music.

  • KST Presents

    Friday - Saturday, October 1 & 2

    Ty Greenwood & Cherish Morgan Freshworks Showing: Death Dream

    The Freshworks artists' collaboration, Death Dream, explores the choreopoem form to delve into the power of spoken word and political performance art that is unapologetically Black and radical.

  • KST Presents

    Saturday, October 2

    The Alloy School

    The Alloy School is a creative and noncompetitive community where professional dancers guide learning. The whole family can enjoy Alloy School’s diverse range of classes from West African to Ballet dance styles.

  • KST Presents

    Saturday, October 9

    The Alloy School

    The Alloy School is a creative and noncompetitive community where professional dancers guide learning. The whole family can enjoy Alloy School’s diverse range of classes from West African to Ballet dance styles.

  • KST Presents

    Saturday - Sunday, October 9 - 31

    CIRCLES: reclamation

    CIRCLES: reclamation is presented as part of CIRCLES: going in, an unapologetic, full-length dance work celebrating #BlackGirlMagic.

  • KST Presents

    Monday, October 11

    CIRCLES: welcome reception

    Join us for a celebration to kick off the final residency for this new evening-length dance piece. The event will include a conversation between Staycee and Herman Pearl with Joseph Hall.

  • KST Presents

    Saturday, October 16

    The Alloy School

    The Alloy School is a creative and noncompetitive community where professional dancers guide learning. The whole family can enjoy Alloy School’s diverse range of classes from West African to Ballet dance styles.

  • KST Presents

    Saturday, October 23

    The Alloy School

    The Alloy School is a creative and noncompetitive community where professional dancers guide learning. The whole family can enjoy Alloy School’s diverse range of classes from West African to Ballet dance styles.

  • KST Presents

    Saturday, October 23

    Halloween Mayhem

    Dress up in your favorite costume or come as you are for an afternoon of tricks, treats, and groovy beats. Zombies, a costume parade, games, and more make for a day of spooky fun for the whole family.

  • KST Presents

    Thursday - Saturday, October 28 - 30 

    CIRCLES: going in

    CIRCLES: going in is a full-length dance work celebrating #BlackGirlMagic. Layering dance, visual arts, and a live original score, the work presents snapshots of popular culture through Choreographer Staycee Pearl’s lens as a Black woman.

  • KST Presents

    Saturday, October 30

    The Alloy School

    The Alloy School is a creative and noncompetitive community where professional dancers guide learning. The whole family can enjoy Alloy School’s diverse range of classes from West African to Ballet dance styles.

  • KST Presents

    Friday - Saturday, November 5 & 6

    Livefromthecity & Sheryland Neal Freshworks Showing: 40412

    40412 combines musical and audio-visual elements with unique stories about Pittsburgh from the varying perspectives of a native and a transplanted resident with a vested interest in the city.

  • KST Presents

    Saturday, November 6

    The Alloy School

    The Alloy School is a creative and noncompetitive community where professional dancers guide learning. The whole family can enjoy Alloy School’s diverse range of classes from West African to Ballet dance styles.

  • KST Presents

    Wednesday - Saturday, November 10 - 13

    My People: A QTPOC Festival of the Arts 

    Created in honor of Out, Queer, and Black namesake Billy Strayhorn, My People is Kelly Strayhorn Theater’s annual festival featuring Queer and Trans Artists of Color that began as a film series and lives on as a multi-disciplinary, multi-event festival.

  • KST Presents

    Saturday, November 13

    An Untitled Love 

    An Untitled Love is Kyle Abraham’s newest evening-length work, presented by Pittsburgh Dance Council in partnership with Kelly Strayhorn Theater 

  • KST Presents

    Saturday, November 13

    The Alloy School

    The Alloy School is a creative and noncompetitive community where professional dancers guide learning. The whole family can enjoy Alloy School’s diverse range of classes from West African to Ballet dance styles.

  • KST Presents

    Wednesday, November 17

    Synchonized with Soy Sos

    Join Soy Sos and musical guests for an intimate, immersive sound experience with modular synths, electronics, and a mix of traditional instruments!

  • KST Presents

    Saturday, November 20

    Let’s Move! Family Dance Party & The Alloy School Showcase

    Let’s Move! Family Dance Party presents a showcase of The Alloy School’s Fall 2021 students and classes.

  • KST Presents

    Saturday, November 27

    Suite Life: A Celebration of Billy Strayhorn & Gene Kelly

    Join us for Suite Life, our annual benefit concert that honors our namesakes, 20th century entertainment and Pittsburgh legends Gene Kelly and Billy Strayhorn, while also looking forward to the future of the theater.

  • KST Presents

    Friday - Saturday, December 3 & 4

    Clara Kent & ian Brill Freshworks Showing: Aura: Reimagined

    Utilizing light sculptures and soundscapes with vocal arrangements, Aura: Reimagined is a personal testament by Clara Kent surrounding the experiences of Black artists in the city. 

  • KST Presents

    Wednesday, December 15

    Synchronized with Soy Sos

    Join Soy Sos and musical guests for an intimate, immersive sound experience with modular synths, electronics, and a mix of traditional instruments!