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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Circus Class Registration is Open

Circus Class Registration is Open! Registration for gym (German)  wheel classes, Parent & Child In-person Beginning Circus Classes and online after-school circus class  12-weeks of classes at the Evendale Cultural

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2020 Circ-A-Thon Auction

Every year, students from My Nose Turns Red Youth Circus show off a new skill during Circ-A-Thon and raise money for MNTR Youth Circus. During the show we normally have

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Circ-A-Thon 2020

Join us on Saturday, December 12, 7 pm EST online for our annual friend and fundraiser. Circus students choose a skill to master by Circ-A-Thon and, just like a Walk-A-Thon,

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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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