The Curse of Clara

17200870_10158205299845562_4570647754967910921_nThe Curse of Clara, is an animated holiday classic-a semi-autobiographical (very semi) based on a short story written by Vickie Fagan about of her time playing Clara in the National Ballet Company’s holiday classic, The Nutcracker. Produced in partnership with Smiley Guy Studios and Veronica Tennant Productions, the film won the 2017 Canadian Screen Award for Best Animated Series or Special.

The Curse of Clara features characters voiced by Canadian icons Phil Esposito, Karen Kain, Sheila McCarthy, Sara Botsford, Saara Chaudry and hockey announcer Bob Cole.

The Curse of Clara was co-written by Vickie Fagan and Jeremy Diamond and  can currently be seen annually on CBC television.

Phil Esposito and Vickie FaganVickie Fagan and Veronica Tennant