Ballet Austin has a total of 186 dancers performing The Nutcracker every year. This includes 44 professional, apprentice & training dancers, & 142 student dancers. A role that many little girls dream of dancing is that of Clara. Meet Madeline Casas, a Ballet Austin Academy student who is dancing the role for the second year in a row.

This page features a ballet video titled Ballet Austin’s The Nutcracker: The Clara Blog. The ballet company performing in this ballet video include Ballet Austin. Choreography featured in this video is by .