A final performance. The audience applauds. Cries of Brava! can be heard, and flowers are tossed upon the stage in adoration and gratitude. In a tutu of rich autumnal hues, Clara takes her last bows. From the wings, her fellow dancers add to the applause.
Jarryd Madden and Leanne Stojmenov in Graeme Murphy's “Nutcracker - The Story of Clara.” Photograph by Jeff Busby