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Show Stopping Style / Inspired by The Nutcracker

Beautiful stage costumes Make fabulous holiday style inspiration.

We would like to extend a special thanks to Lori Finger and John Carlyle for allowing us to interact with “The Nutcracker” set as well as work with some of the dancers, whose outfits exude class and elegance. All of the costumes worn by the dancers were handmade either by Karena Brock-Carlyle, Sally Brock, Debbie Moore or Chris and Lara Garniewicz. One of the headpieces has been in countless productions since the 1970s, when Karena, a Principal Dancer with the American Ballet Theatre, wore it herself for the first time as a Sugar Plum Fairy. The jacket worn by the Nutcracker (Isabella Kaup) was also made by Karena’s mother. Find more information on Hilton Head Dance online at


Photography Lisa Staff  Stylist Roxanne Gilleland
Models Karrie Del Agulia, Samantha George, Copeland Hubbard,
Valentina Vargas, Alexandria Vargas and Sam Jennings
Ballerinas Hailey Dunn, Brynn Lysinger, Mikayla Sullivan, Isabella Kaup
Makeup MariaNoel and Brooke Vallace  Hair Karrie Del Agulia
  Featured Product Bésame lipstick, brushes and cake mascara
Location & Special Thanks Seahawk Cultural Center, Lori Finger and John Carlyle

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