On their toes

Former Reno resident Maia Wilkins left town as a hopeful dancer and comes back as the prima ballerina with the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago. She will perform with the company this week as part of Artown. The group will present “Founders Favorites,” a collection of works choreographed by Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino, who founded the company in 1956. The Joffrey Ballet performs 8 p.m. July 21-22 and 2 p.m. July 22 at the Reno Hilton, 2500 E. Second St. There will be audience Q & A sessions prior to the shows. Tickets are $20-$60. Call 789-2285.