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

California Groundbreakers: An Assessment of Sacramento’s Music Scene

Summer is time for:* heading to outdoor music festivals with big names and up-and-comers* putting together playlists for your road …


CLARA Performing Arts Summer Camp

Join CLARA (E. Claire Raley Studios for the Performing Arts) for a two-week summer camp celebrating the performing arts!  Youth …


Capital Dance Project: Sensory Friendly Dance Class

Artists of the Capital Dance Project will lead an introductory dance class for individuals with autism or other sensory related …


Rent this Space

You can be part of CLARA too. We currently rent our auditorium to members of the community looking for performance, rehearsal, or presentation space. To learn more, contact Jay Swanson at [email protected]


CLARA believes arts and access to quality arts education enriches lives and transforms a child’s future. In an unprecedented partnership, CLARA and her tenants provide SCUSD students with in-school residencies, tickets, and scholarships.