Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Early Thanksgiving in Never Land - An A.V.A. Ballet Theatre Fundraiser

Join your friends from A.V.A. Ballet Theatre for their Early Thanksgiving in Never Land fundraiser September 28, 2012. This gala event will be held at the The Club in Town Center at Somersett.

Doors open at 6PM with a no host bar and a silent auction. Dinner will be at 7PM. The Thanksgiving feast will be prepared by chef/artistic director Alexander Van Alstyne.

There will be a performance by the dancers from A.V.A. Ballet Theatre.

All guests are encouraged to wear their favorite Peter Pan attire (Peter Pan, Tinker Bell, indians, pajamas, alligators, pirates, or lost boys).

$100 per person
A.V.A. Ballet Theatre is a 501c3 nonprofit
Nonprofit number 88-0514880

Send your tax deductible checks to:
A.V.A. Ballet Theatre
73 West Plumb Lane
Reno, Nevada 89509
or stop the the Conservatory of Movement at the same address.

Proceeds from this fundraiser ensure A.V.A. Ballet Theatre has an orchestra at all classical performances, allows us to bring in guest artists, and provides for new costumes and sets. Please join us to ensure A.V.A. Ballet Theatre will continue to provide Northern Nevada with the best ballet experience.

Monday, August 6, 2012

A.V.A. Ballet Theatre Nutcracker Auditions

The Nutcracker Open-call Auditions

Auditions: Saturday October 6, 2012
Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St.
(use Stage Door entrance on the corner of Center and State Streets)

$10.00 Audition fee per person – For more information call 775-762-5165


  • Girls and boys must at least be in the third grade or 8 years or older by September 1, 2012 in order to audition 
  • Dancers of all levels of experience are encouraged to audition, however, three years of ballet training is recommended 
  • Height requirements are listed below
  • Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to audition time in order to register and be measured
  • If your height is on a cusp, feel free to attend both or either audition


  •  1:30pm - 2:15pm  Girls 3'11" - 4'3"
  • 2:15pm - 3:00pm  Girls 4'3" - 4' 6"
  • 3:15pm - 4:00pm  Boys and Girls 4'6" - 5'
  • 4:00pm - 4:45pm  Boys and Girls 5' - 5'6"
  • 5:00pm - 5:45pm  Corps de ballet men and ladies (ladies must be en pointe) 5'3" minimum height
  • 5:45pm - 6:00pm  Adult walk-on roles (for the Party Scene)
A.V.A. Ballet Theatre and the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra present The Nutcracker

Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts
Friday, December 7 at 8:00pm
Saturday, December 8 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm
Sunday, December 9th at 2:00pm

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.