Jul 13 - 14 2018
A.V.A. Ballet Theatre's Vortex

A.V.A. Ballet Theatre's Vortex

Presented by A.V.A. Ballet Theatre at Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater

The Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater at Bartley Ranch will come alive with ballet grace and passionate rock, dance, and alternative music as A.V.A. Ballet Theatre presents the rock ballet Vortex 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 jet├ęs 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. This is a PG-13 production.

Vortex is part of the 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. Artown receives major funding from the City of Reno, and is sponsored by Grand Sierra Resort, U.S. Bank, NV Energy, Reno Tahoe USA, RGJ Media, KOLO 8 News Now, Reno Media Group, and KNPB Public Television. Additional support is received from the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Admission Info


Phone: (775) 762-5165

Email: info@avaballet.com

Dates & Times

2018/07/13 - 2018/07/14

Location Info

Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater

6000 Bartley Ranch Rd., Reno, NV 89511

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