Visionary School for the Performing Arts presents The Nutcracker: In A Nutshell. Join Visionary in the Land of the Squeaks for a new version of The Nutcracker; where the Rats are good and Clara is a Cat…

For ages 4 and up, Various Dance Styles and Any Experience Levels! This production will include more styles of dance than just ballet.

Please CLICK HERE to reserve your audition slot.

Roles include:

  • The Nutcracker
  • Royal Rat
  • Clara the Cat
  • Cheese Fairy
  • Penguins
  • Polar Bears
  • and more…

Performance Information:

  • Visionary Performance Space (8674 La Mesa Blvd.)
  • December 9th – 7pm
  • December 10th – 2pm
  • December 10th – 7pm
  • December 11th – 2pm

Tech/Dress Rehearsals will occur in the evenings leading up to the show.

Audition Information:

*Interested participants only need to come to ONE audition day.  Participants do not need to be enrolled students and won’t need to be enrolled in any classes Visionary to be part of the production.

September 9th:

  • 4:30-5:15pm (ages 4-6)
  • 5:15-6pm (ages 7-10)
  • 6-6:45pm (ages 11-13)
  • 6:45-7:30pm (ages 14+)

September 10th:

  • 9-9:45am (ages 4-6)
  • 9:45-10:30am (ages 7-10)
  • 10:30-11:15am (11-13)
  • 11:15-12pm (14-17)
  • 12-12:45pm (18+)

Auditionees should come dressed in athletic/dance clothes and expect to learn a short piece of choreography and will have a chance to show off skills. All styles welcomed (no street shoes on the dance floor).

Dancers will fill out a registration and conflict form on the day of their audition. No audition fee. Production Fee of $95 due on September 20th. Parent/Performer information meeting September 17th at 5pm. Rehearsals will be Mondays 6:30-8:30pm and Saturdays 10-1pm and 2-4pm. Some Wednesdays from 4:30-6pm as called. *You will not be called for all rehearsal times. After casting is completed, a rehearsal schedule will be created.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Studio Manager at 619-560-6189 or at