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SNB brings choreographers from East and West US for Brew, Brats and Ballet
Preparing for our annual Brew Brats and Ballet production is always exciting for all of us at SNB. This year we offer a smorgasbord of nine different choreographers representing the US East and West Coasts. Each choreographer has created a brand new, unique short work in a different dance style for this event. Donna Salgado, an award winning choreographer from New York City, created a contemporary ballet sur les pointes for three SNB female dancers
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Each year, Sierra Nevada Ballet welcomes spring with Brew, Brats and Ballet at the Reno Little Theater and the Brewery Arts Center in Carson City. This annual event features short brand new choreographic works by several talented choreographers. The company dancers enjoy it because they get to take part in the creation of several brand-new works and the audience enjoys it because they get to sip a brew, eat a brat, see a variety of
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This holiday season I have the privilege of traveling to New York City to spend three weeks being inspired by different art forms. When in the Big Apple, I usually visit my ballet friends at American Ballet Theatre and the Dance Theatre of Harlem. But this week I attended a modern dance class at the well known “STEPS” on Broadway with my daughter and Sierra Nevada Ballet (SNB) principal dancer, Ananda Bena-Weber, who lives part time
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The art of mime, or acting without words, is a very important part of Sierra Nevada Ballet’s production of “Peanutcracker: The Story in a Nutshell,” which will be performed this year in both Carson City and Reno in early December. Ballet is an art form where thoughts and feelings are expressed through the movement of the body. It is always fun for me to hear the gasps from the young audience members as the first large rats
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