Nutcracker Auditions & Participation 2019

Saturday, September 28, 2019

at Southern California Ballet Studios


Audition Registration Form

(May take a minute to appear)


Important Dates

Casting Posted: Thursday, October 10

Rehearsals Begin: Saturday, October 12

Tentative Rehearsal Times

(Every effort will be made to keep to these times however they are of course subject to change due to circumstances outside of our control)

(Please arrive 15 minutes early to all rehearsals)

Mice………………………….Saturdays 12:00–1:00pm (generally levels 2-3)

Giggones…………….……(beginning early November) Saturdays 1:00–2:00pm (generally levels 2-3)

Soldiers/Gingerbreads…… Saturdays 1:00–2:00pm at first, then 12:00pm-1:00pm (generally levels 4-6)

Party Children………….Saturdays 2:00pm-3:00pm (generally levels 5-6)

SCB Company…………Mon-Sat AS POSTED

All Cast……………… Additional Times if needed due to absences AS POSTED 

 Butterflies/Rosebuds..................... Along with the mandatory full cast rehearsals, two 45 min rehearsals on two Saturdays in November. 


All rehearsals and fitting dates will be posted on the board. 

All cast members and their parents are responsible for knowing their own rehearsal schedule.

Mandatory Rehearsals & Performances

The following dates are MANDATORY and any absences may result in exclusion from performances without refund.

Full Cast Rehearsals

  • Full Run-Through Rehearsal (Daytime): Saturday, November 23 at SCB Studio

  • Extra Party & Fight Scene Rehearsal (evening): Thursday, December 5 (due to Thanksgiving closure) at SCB Studio

  • Studio Dress Rehearsal (Daytime): Saturday, December 7 at SCB Studio

  • PCPA Dress Rehearsal (Evening): Wednesday, December 11 at PCPA

Outreach Shows for Schools

  • Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 9:15am

  • Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 11:15am

  • Friday, December 13, 2019 at 9:15am

  • Friday, December 13, 2019 at 11:15am

Public Performances

  • Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 1:00pm

  • Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 7:00pm

  • Sunday December 15, 2019 at 1:00pm

Performance Fees

  • $210 for the first child, $130 for each additional child in the same family

  • Performance fee covers all rehearsals and costume rental

  • $50 for Butterflies & Rosebuds (Creative Ballet, Ballet Beginning, Ballet Technique Prep & Ballet Technique Level 1)