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Ute has drafted patterns and built costumes for the New York Theater Ballet, working closely with Sylvia Taalsohn Nolan and many of the dancers.

She has worked on costumes for ballets including The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Bark! in the Park, Soirée Musicale and many more.

"Ute Hiltl has worked with New York Theatre Ballet for more than 5 years building costumes. I have known few people whose qualifications in the field of costuming are equal to Ms. Hiltl's. Her work is never less than brilliant. Not only does she construct the costumes with extraordinary expertise, she always delivers the finished product on time and is a creative and effective problem solver. Ute is efficient, reliable, a joy to work with and deeply knowledgable about her craft. She is also passionate about her work and her tireless determination make her contributions all the more valuable."

Diana Byer
Artistic Director, NYTB

"Ute and I worked together on a brand new production of the Nutcracker ballet for the New York Theatre Ballet. She made 10 beautiful and extremely complex dance costumes in only three short months, all with diligence, professionalism, great skill, and, most of all, humor. She is an absolute pleasure to work with and her talent is perfect for all stage and fashion clients."

Cecilia Cholst

Wardrobe Manager, NYTB


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