Thank You for Making Nutcracker Dream Come True

  Dear Neglia Company,   Thank you Sergio and Heidi and everyone at Neglia!  You have helped me become stronger, better, and more graceful in ballet. I have also made great friends with the other girls. I can’t thank you guys enough.   One more thing. When I was four years old, I went to see the Nutcracker at Shea’s. During the Angels part I...

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Tchaikovsky’s Enchantment Highlights

   

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10th Anniversary of The Nutcracker – Highlights & Photos

On December 22 and 23, 2018 Neglia Ballet Artists (in collaboration with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Shea’s Performing Arts Center) had the pleasure and honor of performing the Nutcracker Ballet for the 10th consecutive year. Some highlights from this year… A new date closer to Christmas – encouraged a greater audience with people being home...

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Spotlight: Dancer Rachel Thalman

Our 10th Anniversary of The Nutcracker at Shea’s brought back many familiar faces and performers and it introduced us to new dancers too! We had the pleasure of working with dancer Rachel Thalman who beautifully performed the roles of Party Mother, Mirliton, Snow and Flower. For two weeks in December, we had time to connect with Rachel and get her reflections on...

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Spotlight: Student Da’Jon

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Spotlight: Lynne Hinman, Wardrobe Coordinator

  Lynne Hinman has been Neglia Ballet Artists Wardrobe Coordinator for The Nutcracker since its inaugural performance in 2009. She was also part of the Nutcracker’s original build crew and she has worked on Neglia Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet and Giselle. She is a Costume Technician with nearly 30 years of experience in the industry. Lynne is a Western New York native and...

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