The SNB Academy

The Sierra Nevada Ballet Academy is the official school of Sierra Nevada Ballet, the professional ballet company for northern Nevada, and the home of the SNB Trainee/Apprentice Program.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Peanutcracker - The Story In A Nutshell

at the

Carson City Community Center

and the

Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts

SNB NEWS

PASSING JOY – THROUGH GENERATIONS

PASSING JOY – THROUGH GENERATIONS

Ballet is an art form that is passed down traditionally from generation to generation. I am reminded of the value of that tradition every year as we prepare for our annual production of the Peanutcracker-The Story In A Nutshell. I was inspired by young audience...

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THE MAGIC OF THE SUGAR PLUM FAIRY CONTINUES

THE MAGIC OF THE SUGAR PLUM FAIRY CONTINUES

For many, the Sugar Plum Fairy needs no introduction.  She is the magical legendary creature who epitomizes goodness and light and transcends any earthly description. Composer Peter Illyich Tchaikovsky gave her a voice when he discovered the celesta (musical...

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Arts Education – A Young Perspective

Arts Education – A Young Perspective

In celebration of National Arts Education week  (September 12-18), I thought it appropriate to focus on the importance of arts education. Years of research show that arts education is closely linked to almost everything that we want for our children: academic...

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