Young Filipina American ballerina makes history in The Nutcracker

Views from the Edge Charlotte Nebres is the first Filipina American and African American  dancer to play the lead role of “Marie” — the young heroine in New York City Ballet’s production of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker — since its debut in 1954. The history-making 11-year-old, who was handpicked for the role, is the child … Continue reading Young Filipina American ballerina makes history in The Nutcracker