Affectionately named CLARA, the E. Claire Raley Studios for the Performing Arts provides studios and performance space for professional and community-based arts groups and a place for creative collisions and collaborations.

Upcoming event

Classic Movies with Cliff

Join Film Historian Cliff Weimer on a tour through the unusual, under-praise or just sub-mainstream films of Classic Hollywood. Your …


Béatrice Hildebrand Retirement Party

Please join us to celebrate the retirement of Béatrice Hildrebrand. Béatrice was one of the founders of the Alliance Française …



Radical Inclusion: We believe that everyone should have access to creating and appreciating ART. When you eat, someone less fortunate …


Rent this Space

You can be part of CLARA too. Our auditorium is available for rent. To learn more about our educational outreach, studio occupancy, or event space, contact Megan Wygant at


CLARA believes arts and access to quality arts education enriches lives and transforms a child’s future. In an unprecedented partnership, we will provide workshops, tickets and scholarships for SCUSD students.