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December 2018

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Meet CB Monday: Sirui Liu

Sirui joined Cincinnati Ballet in 2011 and was promoted to Principal Dancer in the 2017-2018 Season. This year in The Nutcracker, she will be dancing the roles of Snow Queen, Sugar Plum Fairy, and Rose. How long have you been dancing? Why did you become a dancer? I have been dancing for 24 years.😳 I have always had […]

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The Nutcracker Photo Gallery

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WLWT: The Nutcracker Returns to Music Hall

https://www.wlwt.com/article/the-nutcracker-will-return-to-music-hall-next-week/25444909
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Local 12: Fiona to be Featured in The Nutcracker

https://local12.com/news/local/fiona-to-be-featured-in-the-nutcracker-at-music-hall
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Meet the Staff

What is your role with Cincinnati Ballet?  I am the Production Stage Manager. During a production, my role is to ensure lighting, scenery, and props cues are executed seamlessly. How long have you been with the Company?  I’ve been with the Company since 2011. What jobs did you have previously?  I’ve worked as Production Stage Manager […]

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Donor Spotlight

Frisch’s Big Boy partnership with Cincinnati Ballet and The Nutcracker is a very longstanding one (almost 50 years, in fact!) Can you shed some light on how it came to be so many years ago?  Way back in 1973, philanthropist and businessman John Magro approached Jack Maier, then the president of Frisch’s, about committing $150,000 right […]

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How do they do that?

Think you’ve seen every version of The Nutcracker that Cincinnati Ballet has produced over the years? If you’re only thinking about the big, full Company productions, that’s only part of The Nutcracker story at Cincinnati Ballet. Each year, the Otto M. Budig Academy presents its own mini-version of The Nutcracker at the Cincinnati Ballet studios, […]

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Behind the Scenes

If you’re a little girl who takes ballet, chances are you won’t have ‘visions of sugar plums’ dancing through your head, but rather visions of yourself dancing in The Nutcracker presented by Frisch’s Big Boy. The first role many young dancers dream about playing is Clara, the girl who receives a magical Nutcracker for a […]

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Meet CB Monday: Samantha Griffin

Samantha joined the Cincinnati Ballet in 2015. This year in The Nutcracker, she will be dancing the roles of Rose, Flower, Spanish, and Snowflake. How long have you been dancing? Why did you become a dancer? I was around 4 years old when I started dancing. My mom actually put me into a bunch of different sports when […]

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Meet CB Monday: Serena Helene Hanavan

Serena joined the Cincinnati Ballet in 2015. This year in The Nutcracker, she will be dancing the roles of Rose and Snow Queen. How long have you been dancing? Why did you become a dancer? Believe it or not, I was very shy when I was young, so when I was 3 years old my mom put me […]

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