New Heights Dance Theater, a resident dance company of Clemens Center, will perform its 15th production of The Nutcracker in Motion this year at Clemens Center on Saturday, December 20, 2014 with shows at 2:00pm and 7:00pm.

The Nutcracker in Motion has been billed as a fast-paced, jazzed up version of the classic holiday ballet Nutcracker.  New Heights Dance Theater's twist on this production will provide you with toe tapping music, elaborate costumes, and props. Talented dancers will bring with them dance variations that will include: jazz, modern, lyrical, acro, as well as traditional elements such as classic ballet and pointe.

New Heights Dance Theater includes dancers of all ages from the Twin Tiers. They bring with them a wide variety of dance training and experiences. Each dancer is chosen for our production through auditions open to dancers ages 6 years old and up.    For more information about auditions, membership and productions, please contact us today.

Clara (Samantha Verdonck) & Friends from the 2013 Nutcracker in Motion Performance at the Clemens Center, Elmira, NY.

  New Heights Dance Theater's
15th Anniversary of The Nutcracker in Motion
Clemens Center, Elmira, New York
Saturday, December 20, 2014
2:00 PM and 7:00 PM
(Tickets available through the Clemens Center Box Office starting late October.)
New Heights Dance Theater is proud to announce the
2014 Nutcracker in Motion Cast... Congratulations Everyone!

Clara - Beth Swanson (U-Delaney Hyatt)

Fritz - Sean Ervay (U-Benjamin Swinnerton)

Mrs. Silberhaus - Allison Roblyer

Mr. Silberhaus - Andy Roblyer

Parents - Lisa Gibson, Dave & Trina Keefe, Jeremia & Tina Ranck and Mark & Margarete Swinnerton,

Friends - Allison Dgien, Katarena Jackson, Georgia Mechalke & Juliana Steed (U-Ellie Clarkson)

Girl Children - Ellie Clarkson, Shannon Ervay, Amanda Hatfield, Maria Scata, Allison Shearer, Keira Sulkey & Jocelyn Trimber (u-Alyssa Morse)

Little Girl Children - Sabrina O'Connor, Ellie Stimson & Kenna Thomas

Lead Boys - Cameron Hilliard & Sarah Swinnerton

Boy Children - Abigail Gibson, Alina Rhodes, Sophia Sargent, Benjamin Swinnerton, Emma Updyke & Maeve Wheeler (u-Alyssa Morse)

Little Boy Children - Evan Clarkson, Aiden Ranck & Audrina Sargent

Maids - Jordan Dgien, Ashley Thomas & Grace Wickham

Drosselmeyer - Scott Gibson

Music Box Doll - Courtney Irwin (U-Olivia Scata)

Sean Ervay as Fritz in 2010! Come see what trouble he will cause this year!

Harliquin Dolls - Allison Gibson & Anniaka Wickham (U-Maggie Keefe)

Soldier Doll - Bryce Ripley (U-Lydia Myers)

Magic Wisp - Sarah Cain, Allison Dgien, Allison Gibson, Katarena Jackson, Maggie Keefe, Molly Keefe, Georgia Mechalke, Lydia Myers, Bryce Ripley & Annika Wickham

Mouse Queen - Grace Wickham (U-Courtney Irwin)

Mouse Princess - Delaney Hyatt (U-Ashley Thomas)

Little Mice - Arloween Loucks Scuteri, Sabrina O'Connor, Audrina Sargent & Ellie Stimson

Mice - Abigail Gibson, Amanda Hatfield, Alyssa Morse, Keira Sukley, Benjamin Swinnerton & Emma Updyke (U-Kenna Thomas)

Colonel - Olivia Roblyer (U-Sean Ervay)

Soldiers - Sean Ervay, Cameron Hilliard, Sara McManus, Olivia Scata, Allison Shearer, Juliana Steed, Sarah Swinnerton & Jenna Williams (U-Shannon Ervay)

2011 Lead Snowflakes - Jennie Friedman & Liz Fischer

Lead Angels - Ellie Clarkson & Sarah McManus

Angels - Shannon Ervay, Abigail Gibson, Amanda Hatfield, Alina Rhondes, Sophia Saragent, Kenna Thomas, Jocelyn Trimber & Maeve Wheeler (U-Audrina Saragent)

Snow Queen - Jordan Dgien (U-Sarah Cain)

Little Angel - Evan Clarkson

Lead Snowflakes - Sarah Cain, Allison Dgien, Delaney Hyatt, Courtney Irwin, Georgia Mechalke, Lydia Myers, Bryce Ripley, Olivia Roblyer, Olivia Scata & Ashley Thomas (U-Juliana Steed)

Snowflake Corp - Ellie Clarkson, Cameron Hilliard, Katarena Jackson, Sara McManus, Allison Shearer, Julian Steed & Jenna Williams (U-Shannon Ervay)

Icicles - Shannon Ervay, Allison Gibson, Maggie Keefe, Molly Keefe, Maria Scata, Sarah Swinnerton, Annika Wickham & Grace Wickham (U-Jocelyn Trimber)

Snow Flurries - Abigail Gibson, Amanda Hatfield, Alyssa Morse, Keira Sulkey, Benjamin Swinnerton & Emma Updyke (U-Sophia Sargent)

Trumpeter Angels - To be Announced

Spanish Lead - Jordan Dgien (Delaney Hyatt)

Spanish Soloist - Allison Dgien & Georgia Mechalke (U-Courtney Irwin)

Spanish Corp - Allison Gibson, Maria Scata, Annika Wickham & Grace Wickham (U-Ellie Clarkson & Jocelyn Trimber)

Arabian Lead - Bryce Ripley (U-Olivia Roblyer)

Arabian Corp - Sarah Cain, Delaney Hyatt, Courtney Irwin, Maggie Keefe, Molly Keefe, Olivia Roblyer, Olivia Scata & Ashley Thomas (U-Sarah Swinnerton)

Chinese Lead - Lydia Myers (U-Ashley Thomas)

Chinese Corp - Ellie Clarkson, Cameron Hilliard, Allison Shearer & Jenna Williams (U-Alina Rhodes)

Mother Ginger - To be Announced

Gingersnaps - Shannon Ervay, Amanda Hatfield, Alina Rhodes, Sophia Sargent, Jocelyn Trimber & Maeve Wheeler (U-Abigail Gibson & Emma Updyke)

Russian Lead - Ashley Thomas

Russian - Allison Dgien, Jordan Dgien, Delaney Hyatt, Courtney Irwin, Molly Keefe, Georgia Mechalke, Lydia Myers, Bryce Ripley, Olivia Roblyer & Olivia Scata (U-Allison Gibson & Katarena Jackson)

Candy Canes - Allison Gibson, Katarena Jackson, Maggie Keefe, Sara McManus, Maria Scata, Juliana Steed, Sarah Swinnerton, Annika Wickham & Jenna Williams (U-Cameron Hilliard & Allison Shearer)

Marzipan - Sarah Cain (Lydia Myers)

Sheep - Sean Ervay, Abigail Gibson, Aiden Ranck, Ellie Stimson, Benjamin Swinnerton & Emma Updyke (U-Sabrina O'Connor)

Dancers love to be a sheep! Abigail Gibson & Emma Updyke are no exception. (Picture from 2011 Watkins Glen School Show).

2013 Waltz of the Flower with Gardeness (Jordan Dgien) and her lovely Dewdrops (L-R: Beth Swanson & Delaney Hyatt).

Gardeness - Delaney Hyatt

Dew Drop - Bryce Ripley (U-Sarah Cain)

Flowers - Allison Dgien, Jordan Dgien, Courtney Irwin, Georgia Mechalke, Lydia Myers, Olivia Roblyer, Olivia Scata & Ashley Thomas (U-Katarena Jackson)

Petals - Allison Gibson, Cameron Hilliard, Katarena Jackson, Sara McManus, Maria Scata, Allison Shearer, Juliana Steed, Grace Wickham & Jenna Williams

Blossoms - Ellie Clarkson, Shannon Ervay, Alina Rhodes, Sophia Sargent, Sarah Swinnerton, Kenna Thomas, Jocelyn Trimber, Emma Updyke, Maeve Wheeler & Annika Wickham

Butterflies - Alyssa Morse, Sabrina O'Connor, Audrina Saragent & Sulkey

Sugar Plum - Beth Swanson (U-Delaney Hyatt)

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Forever Grateful to Our
Official Sponsors
 Dimon & Bacorn
Star and Angel Members
 Mr. and Mrs. William Fischer 
 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Putnam 
 Mr. and Mrs. John Updyke 

A Resident Dance Company of Clemens Center, 207 Clemens Center Parkway, Elmira, NY 14901 


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