Is the role in The Nutcracker every girl dreams of winning really a curse?

She didn't grow up to be the Sugar Plum Fairy, but this Clara made another childhood dream come true

It's based on a true story, and a true ballet legend. The Curse of Clara: A Holiday Tale premieres on CBC Television December 14. (Smiley Guys Studios)

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Leah Collins

Leah Collins is the Senior Writer at CBC Arts.

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