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In 2024, Clare visits Puerto Rico

February 20, 2024.
Orlando, FL

Orlando Community Arts announced the addition of the island of Puerto Rico as one of the lands that Clare, the Chocolate Nutcracker and Sugar Plum Fairy will visit during the show on Saturday November 30, 2024.  

The dance scene based in Puerto Rico will be choreographed and produced by the Escuela de Bomba y Plena Tata.  Beverly Page, the producer and author of Clare and the Chocolate Nutcracker, said, "We are pleased to celebrate Puerto Rican culture through dance in this year's performance. Many children in our community will see their heritage reflected on stage, and many more children will learn more about their friends' culture."   

More information about the 2024 performance is available at 

Orlando Community Arts announces the 2024 date 

February 12, 2024.

Orlando Community Arts, the producer of Clare and the Chocolate Nutcracker announced dates relevant to the 2024 show.  The 2024 production will take place on Saturday November 30, 2004. Patrons are encouraged to visit the homepage of Clare And The Chocolate Nutcracker, to add their email address to the show's mailing list.  

Auditions for the 2024 show will take place at DGBEK Studios at 4677 LB McLeod Road, Suite 1, Orlando FL 32811 on August 24, 2024.  Auditions will begin at 11:00a.m. and are open to both aspiring and experienced dancers.  

Visit to register for the auditions.

All dancers must register online in order to audition.  The registration fee is $20 in advance.  On the day of the audition, the registration fee is $35.  The fee covers the cast t-shirt which must be worn at every rehearsal.  Questions about the auditions, registration or the show, can be directed to the Contact Us page of the website,

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