A.V.A. Ballet Theatre presents the classic ballet Swan Lake on September 17th and 18th at Reno’s Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts. Conducted by Laura Jackson, the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra performs Tchaikovsky’s haunting score. Company director Alexander Van Alstyne has fully staged and choreographed this masterpiece. Swan Lake is the story of Princess Odette, who has been turned into a swan by the evil sorcerer Von Rothbart. The handsome Prince Siegfried can break the spell if he, pure of heart, pledges his love to her. Will true love prevail?