Our Mission

Through the art of the theatrical clown and the one-ring circus, My Nose Turns Red cultivates a supportive environment that inspires youth to challenge  themselves, develop essential life skills and engage audiences.


Learn incredible circus skills for all levels. Classes are challenging and highly engaging!


Experience three major performances every year ranging from amazing camp shows to ambitious extravaganzas!

Support Us

Because of donors, we can provide scholarships, host guest coaches, showcase our students across the country and more!

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Open House

My Nose Turns Red Open House Open House this Saturday, January 13, 2024, at the Evendale Cultural Arts Center, 10428 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45241 from 10 am – 2

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Support Youth Development Help My Nose Turns Red thrive. On December 9, 2023, noon to 3:00 pm  My Nose Turns Red’s annual fundraiser will be held at Fairview-Clifton German Language

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Our Story

My Nose Turns Red Youth Circus (MNTR) provides a non-competitive, safe environment for students of all ages to be courageous, to set personal goals, to persevere, to work together, to be inspired, and to have fun. MNTR serves over 450 students per year through after-school programs, year-round classes at the Evendale Cultural Arts Center, and summer camps. Through funding from ArtsWave, the National Endowment for the Arts, SC Ministry Foundation, Ohio Arts Council, and the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, MNTR is able to provide free after-school circus classes and summer camps to underserved youth.

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