Monday, January 4, 2016

The Frozen Snow Queen

A.V.A. Ballet Theatre Presents
The Frozen Snow Queen at the Pioneer Center

Featuring the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra

Reno, NV - The spring gala season for A.V.A. Ballet Theatre opens with the classic ballet The Frozen Snow Queen on April 9th and 10th at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts. Choreographed by Alexander Van Alstyne, The Frozen Snow Queen is the captivating story written by Hans Christian Andersen. In the tale, the young Gerda searches for her friend Kai after his heart has been pierced by a fragment of an evil mirror. Kai falls under the spell of the Frozen Snow Queen and it is up to Gerda to save him from his icy fate. This classic story is filled with mesmerizing dance, intrigue, and is fun for the entire family. The Reno Philharmonic Orchestra will perform the exciting score.

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

The Saturday April 9th performance will be held at 8pm and the Sunday April 10th performance will be at 2pm. Ticket prices for adults are $25 to $45. Ticket prices for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older are $20 to $40. For tickets call the Pioneer Center at 1-866-553-6605 or on-line at 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.