Performing arts educational opportunity

Be the educator who planted the magical seed of ballet in students for the first time.

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, special needs groups, 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

As of November 27, space is still available.

Reservations will be accepted past November 20, however, they must be paid for upon reservation.


Eligible Groups

Public schools
Private schools
Special needs



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


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

Friday, December 15
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 20, space is still available. Groups beyond 200, please call in advance.


Payments due by November 20. Orders placed after November 20 must be paid for upon reservation. 

Pay by credit card or check.


You can make changes to your reservation after registering by replying to the confirmation email to request the edit link for orders placed before Nov. 17, or using the edit link in the confirmation email for orders placed after Nov. 17.

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

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


  • 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