Samantha Nagy-Chow grew up in Sacramento training at Deane Dance Center in Sacramento at ten years old with Barbara Crockett, Allyson Deane, Richard Shi and Shirin Keyani-Rose. She attended summer programs at Pacific Northwest Ballet School and San Francisco Ballet School before moving to San Francisco at the age of 15 to train full time with San Francisco Ballet School. She also graduated in three years from the acclaimed Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music with a B.S. in Ballet and an Outside Field in Education. There she performed Second Violin Soloist in Balanchine’s Concerto Barocco, Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty, Sanguinic Principal in Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments and Soloist in Peter Martin’s Eight Easy Pieces. She joined Cincinnati Ballet Second Company in 2013 and was promoted to Apprentice in 14-15 and New Dancer for the 15-16 Season. Nagy-Chow participated in the Inaugural Choreography Workshop choreographing a world premiere piece, Raison d’être.
There are dozens and dozens of ornate and colorful costumes in The Nutcracker presented by Frisch’s Big Boy! From party kids to snowflakes to the Sugar Plum Fairy herself, the costumes help create the magic on stage. Did you know our dancers perform many characters during the annual production? Sometimes four or five in one […]