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A.V.A. Ballet Theatre has the following 2024/25 performances:




A.V.A. Ballet Theatre Dance Camp June 17-21 Conservatory of Movement (Details at Rehearsals)


Vortex, the Ballet That Rocks July 19-20, 2024


Alice in Wonderland September 21-22 with the Reno Phil at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts


The Nutcracker December 20-21-22, 2024 with the Reno Phil at the Pioneer Center 


Peter Pan March 15-16, 2025 with the Reno Phil at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts











                       A.V.A. Ballet Theatre Takes to the Air With Peter Pan at the Pioneer Center

                                               Featuring the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra

Reno, NV - The fall season for the A.V.A. Ballet Theatre opens with the classic ballet Peter Pan on March 15th and 16th at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts. Re-staged and re-choreographed by Alexander Van Alstyne, Peter Pan is the captivating story of Peter Pan and Wendy and their adventures in Neverland. Fairies, pirates and the Lost Boys all have starring roles in this fantasy adventure. This classic story is filled with mesmerizing dance, intrigue, and is fun for the entire family.

The composer of the wonderful Peter Pan score, Carmon DeLeone, will be conducting the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra. Mr. DeLeone is the music director for the Cincinnati Ballet.

Outstanding guest principal dancers who have danced with the San Francisco Ballet, Houston Ballet, and Salt Lake City’s Ballet West will perform with the large cast from A.V.A. Ballet Theatre.

The Saturday September 21st performance will be held at 8pm and the Sunday September 22nd performance will be at 2pm. Ticket prices for adults are $30 to $60. Ticket prices for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older are $25 to $52. For tickets call the Pioneer Center at 775-434-1050 or on-line at pioneercenter.com. Box office hours are Monday through Friday 11am to 6pm.

A.V.A. Ballet Theatre is the resident ballet company of the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts. They 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.


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                                                             Alice in Wonderland

                                                                                Featuring the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra


Reno, NV - The spring fall season for A.V.A. Ballet Theatre opens with the classic ballet, Alice in Wonderland, on September 21st and 22nd at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts. Choreographed by Alexander Van Alstyne, Alice in Wonderland is the captivating story of the young girl and her adventures in Wonderland.

This enchanted story is filled with mesmerizing dance, intrigue, and is fun for the entire family. The beautiful score will be performed by the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra.

Outstanding guest principal dancers who have danced with larger city ballet companies will perform with the large cast from A.V.A. Ballet Theatre.

The Saturday September 21st performance will be held at 8pm and the Sunday September 22nd performance will be at 2pm. Ticket prices for adults are $30 to $60 with discounts for seniors and children. For tickets call the Pioneer Center at 775-434-1050 or on-line at pioneercenter.com. Box office hours are Monday through Friday 10am to 4pm.

A.V.A. Ballet Theatre is the resident ballet company of the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts. They 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.

 
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                                                           A.V.A. Ballet Theatre Presents

                                                  The Nutcracker at the Pioneer Center

 

                                                                           Featuring the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra

 

Reno, NV - The stage at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts will be alive with a sugar plum fairy and dancing mice as A.V.A. Ballet Theatre presents the annual Nutcracker Ballet on December 20, 21, 22, 2024.  Artistic director Alexander Van Alstyne has choreographed an exciting rendition of the popular holiday ballet and the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Tchaikovsky’s moving score. Laura Jackson will be conducting the orchestra. Due to popular demand, we will continue to have a fifth performance.

Principal dancers who have performed with professional ballet companies such as Ballet West, Kansas City Ballet and the Diablo Ballet will perform the leading roles along side a large cast of local talent.

Nutcracker performances will be held Friday December 20th at 8pm, December 21st at 2pm and 8pm and Sunday December 22nd at 1pm and 7pm at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Reno. Ticket prices are $30 to $65 with discounts for seniors and children.

A special Sugar Plum party will be held after the Saturday and Sunday afternoon performances where children can meet the Nutcracker characters.

A.V.A. Ballet Theatre is the resident ballet company of the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts. They 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.

Mark your calendars now for this spectacular holiday tradition. For tickets call the Pioneer Center box office at 775-434-1050 or on-line at pioneercenter.com. Box office hours are Monday through Friday 11am to 6pm.

For more information call A.V.A. Ballet Theatre at 775-762-5165 or on-line at avaballet.com or call the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts at 775-686-6600.

 

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                                                                     Vortex, The Ballet That Rocks



The Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater at the Bartley Ranch Regional Park will come alive with ballet grace and passionate rock, dance, and alternative music as A.V.A. Ballet Theatre presents Vortex, the Ballet That Rocks July 19th and 20th as part of the Artown celebration.  Artistic director Alexander Van Alstyne has choreographed an exciting contemporary ballet that will be like no other you have ever seen. Imagine ballerinas performing grande jetés to music by popular rock artists. The stage will feature scaffolding and exciting props and sets that will create a visual spectacle that cannot be missed.

Thanks to generous support from the Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation, the E.L. Cord Foundation, the Nell J. Redfield Foundation, and the Arthur and Mae Orvis Foundation, the rock ballet Vortex is free to the public. The gates open at 7:00pm for picnicking and the shows begin at 8:30pm.

A.V.A. Ballet Theatre is the resident ballet company for the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts. They 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.

Vortex during the month of July is part of the 29th annual Artown festival.  The month-long summer arts festival features more than 500 events produced by more than 100 cultural organizations and businesses in locations citywide.

 

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