The Nutcracker Makes History with First Filipina American Ballerina in Addition to a Diverse Cast

The current production of New York City Ballet’s The Nutcracker stars Charlotte Nebres, a Filipina and African American actress and the first Filipina American to play the lead role of Marie since the shows debut in 1954.

The cast also stars Tanner Quirk who is half-Chinese as The Prince and other cast members who are half Korean or half-South Asian.

Read more at the link below via AsAm News/NY Times

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