Meet the Dancers: Lucy Boyne


Lucy will be dancing in ‘Twas the Night Before Nutcracker in 2021. Learn more about her below!

How many years have you performed in The Nutcracker?
I have been dancing in the Nutcracker for five years. (This would have been my sixth!)

How old were you when you saw The Nutcracker for the first time?
I was three years old when I first saw the show. (I was so afraid of the mice and now I am one, haha!)

Favourite Nutcracker backstage tradition?
I love wishing everyone good luck by saying “break a watermelon!” before we go onstage.

Favourite Nutcracker puppet?
My favourite puppets are definitely the super cute sheep.

Real tree or fake tree?
Real tree!

Gift bag or gift wrap?
Gift wrap!

Hot chocolate with or without marshmallows?
Hot chocolate with marshmallows!

Favourite holiday cookie?
Shortbread cookies!

What do you love about dance?
I love all of the lasting friendships I have made and the amazing goofy memories we have together on and off stage.