How to give your students a fine arts experience they'll never forget.

Southern California Ballet's outreach program makes our stunning and much-loved production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker available at a heavily discounted rate ($5 per ticket) for San Diego school groups, individuals with special needs, and senior groups, offering special performances during the school day.

  • Takes less than a minute to reserve a spot for your class

  • Make changes to your reservation as your numbers are finalized

  • Questions? Email, or call (858) 674-1006

Eligible Groups: Public schools, private schools, homeschoolers, individuals with special needs, seniors.

Book Early, spots fill quickly.

Dec. 13 & 14
9:15am & 11:15am
Runtime 1h15m

Poway Center for Performing Arts

$5 per ticket

Remaining Seats

If there are not enough seats to accommodate your group, please contact us to join the wait list.

Space may become available due to cancellations.

Register by November 19.

Reservations made past that date are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

How to Register BELOW



Register now to secure your spot! Reservations can be changed after registering.


Thursday, December 13
9:15 am  
or   11:15 am

Friday, December 14
9:15 am  
or   11:15 am

Performances at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts

Student & Chaperone Tickets: $5 each

How to Register


Reserve your spot as soon as possible using the form below (shows fill up quickly!).

As of November 19, space is still available. Groups beyond 200, please call in advance.


Reservations must be paid upon booking.

No refunds for paid reservations.


You can make changes to an unpaid reservation after registering by using the edit link in the confirmation email.

To add to a paid order, please fill out the form again for only your additional attendees using the same group information.

Have Questions? Contact Outreach

Please note: we cannot provide refunds for paid reservations.

Email or use the form below:

Name *

Parking & Transportation

Homeschool Parking



  • Park at Lake Poway, 14644 Lake Poway Rd. Poway, CA 92064 (see map to left)

  • There is no parking for private vehicles at PCPA nor at Poway High school for the Outreach shows (vehicles parked there may be ticketed or towed)

  • You may park anywhere in the parking lot at Lake Poway


  • A specially arranged shuttle bus will be near the lower playground at the Lake (on the right side)

  • The shuttle will transport your group from the parking lot at Lake Poway to the Center for the Performing Arts (around a 4 minute drive, 1.2 miles) and back following the performance

  • The shuttle pick-up location is noted in yellow below

  • Neither the PCPA nor Lake Poway staff are involved in the shuttle service. Please reach out to SCB at for details pertaining to the shuttle


  • Arrive at Lake Poway at least 45 minutes before your scheduled show time

    • For a 9:15 am show, arrive by 8:30 am

    • For an 11:15 am show, arrive by 10:30 am

School Bus Transportation

Your driver will drop you off at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts and will meet you at the same location after the performance.

Performance Location:

Poway Center for the Performing Arts
14598 Espola Rd.
Poway, CA 92064