Meet the Dancers: Clara Euale

Clara will be dancing in ‘Twas the Night Before Nutcracker in 2021. Learn more about her below!

How many years have you performed in The Nutcracker?
I performed in The Nutcracker for the first time last year.

How old were you when you saw The Nutcracker for the first time?
I was 12, it was great!

Favourite Nutcracker backstage tradition?
Definitely clementines at intermission. Nothing screams Nutcracker more than that hairspray and clementine smell!

Favourite Nutcracker puppet?
The Russian doll.

Real tree or fake tree?
Real tree, for sure!

Gift bag or gift wrap?
Gift wrap – it feels extra special.

Hot chocolate with or without marshmallows?
With marshmallows!

Favourite holiday cookie?
I love Christmas sugar cookies.

What do you love about dance?
So many things, but I definitely love performing. Being able to perform something that you’ve put so much work into with your friends is such a nice feeling; it’s the time when you can trust yourself and just go for it and enjoy what you’ve worked on!u