Sarah Hay Nominated for Golden Globe

Nathan Sayers

The 2016 Golden Globes nominations were announced yesterday, and this year we have extra reason to pay attention. Dancer/actress (and our October/November cover star) Sarah Hay has been nominated for best actress in a TV movie or limited series, for her starring role in Starz's gritty drama "Flesh and Bone." The show, notable for casting real dancers to play the members of its fictional ballet company, also snagged a nomination for best TV movie or miniseries.


It's been quite a year for the Dresden Semperoper Ballett dancer, and "Flesh and Bone" marked her first real acting gig. Now, she's nominated alongside Kirsten Dunst, Queen Latifah, Felicity Huffman and Lady Gaga. We can't wait to see where Hay's many talents will take her next.

Click here for the full list of nominees, and tune in to the Golden Globes on January 10 from 5-8 pm Pacific time.

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