Vanessa performed in the 2022 Talent Show after battling a rare cancer that affected, among other things, the mobility of her leg, requiring her to use a wheelchair at one point in her journey.
“Getting to perform on such an iconic stage in front of so many people meant so much more to me than just getting to sing,” says Vanessa. “For me, getting to be on that stage was a testament to all of the challenges I had faced in my life, and it was proof that I was able to come out as a better and stronger person because of it.”
With the summer in full swing, it's that time of year when we welcome an ambitious college student as an MSG Student Associate to our staff ranks at the Garden of Dreams Foundation. This year, we are overjoyed to welcome Chris Falzone!
As a former Garden of Dreams young person affiliated with our partner Make-A-Wish New Jersey, Chris is no stranger to the foundation's work. Learn more about Chris' journey, including what it's like to be on the other side... Read More
First introduced into the Garden of Dreams family at 10-years-old, Jeremy is now a rising sophomore at the University of Scranton. Throughout the years, Jeremy has participated in many Garden of Dreams programs and events including performing in the annual Talent Show at Radio City, attending the Tony Awards as a guest on the red carpet, and receiving an Inspire Scholarship to help him pursue his dreams of becoming a nurse.
Check out our Q&A below with Jeremy to learn first-hand more about Jeremy and his experiences with Garden of Dreams!
Q: How old were you... Read More
Brittneyann is an inspiring Garden of Dreams Talent Show Alumni and Artistic Ambassador. Brittneyann performed in the Garden of Dream Talent Show in 2012 and has continued to give back to the Garden of Dreams community through mentoring younger performers and lending her talent to fundraising initiatives, such as the foundation’s Giving Tuesday campaign. In addition to mentoring, Brittneyann is currently recording in the studio, working on her craft and preparing for Broadway auditions. Prior to the impact of the pandemic on the arts and travel, Brittneyann played Jasmine in Aladdin The Musical aboard the Disney Fantasy Cruise Ship.
We thank... Read More