The Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts is northern Nevada’s largest performing arts facility. Our 1,500-seat theater is located in downtown Reno and is listed on both the National Register of Historic Places and the Nevada State Historic Register. The Pioneer Center is home to the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, A.V.A. Ballet Theatre, and the “Broadway Comes to Reno” series. The theater also hosts a wide variety of performing arts productions from local and national arts groups. Our educational outreach division, Pioneer Center Youth Programs, brings the performing arts to northern Nevada elementary schools and public libraries.
Annual budget for 15-16: $1,506,496.77
Annual attendance: 100,000+ people per year in attendance at 100+ performing arts events hosted at the theater / 30,000+ children and families served through our educational outreach division