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Welcome, and thank you for your interest in A.V.A. Ballet Theatre. We are committed to being northern Nevada’s premiere ballet company – highlighting principal dancers from around the United States, as well as local and regional dancers and performers. With each performance we strive to increase the level of quality, while exposing and educating children, teens and adults to ballet and the arts. We are proud to offer young dancers who are aspiring to have professional dance careers the proper guidance and preparation through the experience of our performances, our outstanding faculty and guest dancers.
Our faculty, board of directors and volunteers work together to ensure that A.V.A. Ballet Theatre is:
What makes A.V.A. Ballet Theatre special in our community? The answer is simple, high-quality performances, exposure and education to ballet and theatre and improved quality of life within our community.
We look forward to seeing you at one of our performances. Thank you for your support of the arts, and ballet specifically, in our community.
A.V.A. Ballet Theatre would like to thank our major sponsors:
E.L Cord Foundation
The Arthur and Mae Orvis Foundation
Nell J. Redfield Foundation
Union Pacific Railroad Foundation
Charles N. Mathewson Foundation
The Carol Franc Buck Foundation
Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts
City of Reno Arts and Culture Commission
Nevada Arts Council
Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation
Sands Regency Hotel Casino
National Endowment for the Arts
Made possible, in part, by the support of the City of Reno.
This project has been funded, in part, by a grant from the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
A.V.A. Ballet Theatre is the resident ballet company of the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts. We are northern Nevada's largest company under the instruction of a professional faculty with years of performing experience in renowned metropolitan ballet and production companies across the United States and Europe.
The official schools of A.V.A. Ballet Theatre are The Conservatory of Movement, 73 West Plumb Lane Reno, Nevada 89509, and the Nevada Dance Academy of Dance, 1790 West 4th Street, Reno, Nevada 89503. Please call 775-762-5165 for class information.