Minnie the Poodle in Cincinnati Ballet’s Nutcracker

Clara has a new best (imaginary) friend

When Victoria Morgan, Cincinnati Ballet’s Artistic Director and CEO, set out to update the Mirlitons in The Nutcracker, she turned to her long time canine companion for inspiration. Hear from Victoria on the importance of the “Mirlipoos” and how the characters are meant to resonate with children’s active imaginations.

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