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Sierra Nevada Ballet Company

Sierra Nevada Ballet has been performing in Northern Nevada since 2001. Currently the organization has an artistic staff of 29 dancers and 10 Trainees, a professional teaching staff, a production staff of five, and an administrative staff of 3. Up to 30 volunteers serving more than 200 hours per year enable Sierra Nevada Ballet to entertain more than 10,000 residents and tourists annually including 4,000 school children. Receiving funding for its educational outreach and public performances from a wide range of institutions and donors, SNB is one of only four arts organizations in the state to receive a Challenge America grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for 2015.

Sierra Nevada Ballet offers a full season of performances from May through December in an 800-square mile service region extending from northeastern California to northwestern Nevada serving a critical need in the region and has grown in popularity and in artistry over its fourteen years. The Sierra Nevada Ballet Board has approved a ten-year plan to include the employment of its dancers and staff for an extended contract period of 10 months per year.

Reach, Teach & Inspire

SIERRA NEVADA BALLET ACADEMY

Special Event

DANCING BY THE RIVER

Artown Wingfield Park Ampitheater, Reno NV
July 11, 2017 8:00 pm

Special Event

SLEEPING BEAUTY - A FAIRY’S TALE

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival
Monday, July 24, 2017 – 7:30 pm

Carson City Community Center
Friday, August 11, 2017 – 7:30 pm

Nightingale Concert Hall
Saturday, August 12, 2017 – 7:30 pm

Special Event

PEANUTCRACKER

Carson City Community Center, Carson City, NV
Friday December 1, 2017- 10 am & 12 pm
Saturday December 2, 2017 – 2 pm & 4 pm

Pioneer Center, Reno NV
Monday December 11, 2017 – 10 am & 12 pm

Life on Pointe

SIERRA NEVADA COMPANY INFORMATION

Calendar

October 2017

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
  • SNB Company Rehearsal
2
3
4
  • Contemporary Ballet
  • Stomp
  • SNB Company Rehearsal
  • Ballet III
  • Primary
  • Level I
5
  • Stretching & Strengthening
  • SNB Co. Ballet IV
  • Ballet III
  • Primary
  • Modern Hip Hop
  • Level I
  • Ballet I
6
  • Ballet IV
  • Variations
  • Creative A/B
  • Ballet III/IV
  • Ballet I
7
  • Ballet I/II
  • Color Canes
  • Pre Pointe I
  • Character Mime
  • SNB Company Rehersal
  • Musical Theater II
  • Creative A
  • Creative B
  • SNB Company Class Ballet IV
  • Dance History (1x a month)
  • Pas De Deux (Bring your own partner)
  • SNB Company Rehearsal
  • Ballet III/IV
8
  • SNB Company Rehearsal
9
10
11
  • Contemporary Ballet
  • Stomp
  • SNB Company Rehearsal
  • Ballet III
  • Primary
  • Level I
12
  • Stretching & Strengthening
  • SNB Co. Ballet IV
  • Ballet III
  • Primary
  • Modern Hip Hop
  • Level I
  • Ballet I
13
  • Ballet IV
  • Variations
  • Creative A/B
  • Ballet III/IV
  • Ballet I
14
  • Ballet I/II
  • Color Canes
  • Pre Pointe I
  • Character Mime
  • SNB Company Rehersal
  • Musical Theater II
  • Creative A
  • Creative B
  • SNB Company Class Ballet IV
  • Dance History (1x a month)
  • Pas De Deux (Bring your own partner)
  • SNB Company Rehearsal
  • Ballet III/IV
15
  • SNB Company Rehearsal
16
17
18
  • Contemporary Ballet
  • Stomp
  • SNB Company Rehearsal
  • Ballet III
  • Primary
  • Level I
19
  • Stretching & Strengthening
  • SNB Co. Ballet IV
  • Ballet III
  • Primary
  • Modern Hip Hop
  • Level I
  • Ballet I
20
  • Ballet IV
  • Variations
  • Creative A/B
  • Ballet III/IV
  • Ballet I
21
  • Ballet I/II
  • Color Canes
  • Pre Pointe I
  • Character Mime
  • SNB Company Rehersal
  • Musical Theater II
  • Creative A
  • Creative B
  • SNB Company Class Ballet IV
  • Dance History (1x a month)
  • Pas De Deux (Bring your own partner)
  • SNB Company Rehearsal
  • Ballet III/IV
22
  • SNB Company Rehearsal
23
24
25
  • Contemporary Ballet
  • Stomp
  • SNB Company Rehearsal
  • Ballet III
  • Primary
  • Level I
26
  • Stretching & Strengthening
  • SNB Co. Ballet IV
  • Ballet III
  • Primary
  • Modern Hip Hop
  • Level I
  • Ballet I
27
  • Ballet IV
  • Variations
  • Creative A/B
  • Ballet III/IV
  • Ballet I
28
  • Ballet I/II
  • Color Canes
  • Pre Pointe I
  • Character Mime
  • SNB Company Rehersal
  • Musical Theater II
  • Creative A
  • Creative B
  • SNB Company Class Ballet IV
  • Dance History (1x a month)
  • Pas De Deux (Bring your own partner)
  • SNB Company Rehearsal
  • Ballet III/IV
29
  • SNB Company Rehearsal
30
31

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Artistic Director

ROSINE BENA

Rosine Bena is the Artistic Director of Sierra Nevada Ballet, based in Reno, Nevada and is the director of ballet for Western Nevada Performing Arts Center in Carson City, Nevada.

She has choreographed and directed over 60 professional productions and numerous non- professional productions and her choreography has been favorably compared to the work of choreographers such as George Balanchine, John Cranko, Kurt Joos and Michael Smuin.