​​​​​​​​​​ Schedule​ of Upcoming Events

Nutcracker Season 2023 Schedule!!!

Cut and paste the link below to see the makeup and hair demo video:


Saturday December 9

130 pm Spanish wear costumes, no makeup

200 Marzipan no costumes

230 Nutty, Clara,  Mouse King

230 Group Dolls in Room B with Ms. Isabel

3pm Cast B run thru at PBC, no costumes

430pm Cast A run thru at PBC no costumes

End of rehearsal will be at 6:05 PM

Thursday, December 14

930am Parents meet at Public Storage on Costeau St. in Laguna Hills to load truck

10am-1pm Unload truck and set up at Coast Hills Church

Dress Rehearsal at Coast Hills Church

Dancers Arrive at 4pm

Run Finale at 420pm

Cast A run full show at 5 pm

Cast B run full show ( in soft shoes) at 7 pm

All dancers picked up by 9pm.

Friday, December 15

Dancers Arrive at Coast Hills Church at 430pm in practice clothes and completed hair and makeup

5pm Warm up

Performance 7pm

Dancers should be out of the facility by 9pm.

Saturday, December 16

1230 pm all dancers arrive at CHC

1 pm all dancers warm up on stage

2 pm Return to Dressing Rooms for final preparations

2pm Girls Scout Visit

330pm First Performance of the day

5-6 Dinner break (families provide your own food)

6pm All Dancers Back in Dressing rooms

6pm Girl Scout Visit

615-640 short Stretch

7pm Performance

Dancers should be out of the facility by 9pm.

Sunday December 17

1pm All Dancers Arrive at CHC, Meet in 101 at 115 for notes

130pm Warm up on stage

2pm Girl Scout Visit

330pm Final Performance including recognition of High School Seniors (we ask that the parents of each High School Senior bring a bouquet of flowers to this performance.  Each senior student will be called forward as will their parents (from their seats in the audience) to present the flowers to their dancer)

5pm All parents help strike sets and load truck

6pm All Parents accompany the truck to the storage unit, Public Storage on Costeau St. in Laguna Hills,  to pack up all scenery.

After that?

That's all folks!

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year!

Auditions for 2024: Saturday, August 24, 2024

Costume Return

*All costumes must be returned by Saturday, January 13 to the racks in the storage room in Studio D at PBC.

*If costumes are not returned you will be charged for the price of replacement.  If the costume has been discontinued you will be charged for the cost of replacing the entire set.

*Costumes must be returned unsoiled and "Un-Stinkified". Smell them to see if they are stinky.

Oolong, Angels, Party mothers and Party girls: dresses must be dry cleaned. For the Angels, remove the hoop before cleaning.  Replace the hoop after cleaning.

Maids and Gingersnaps:  all items can be washed in cold water only, gentle cycle.  Iron dresses (Gingersnaps) and aprons (Gingersnaps and Maids).

Las Naranjas, Snow, Waltz, Marzipan, Spumoni, Pastel Mints Tropek, or any other tutu:  tutus are to be aired out  for at least 1 week and then hung upside down in bags. Notify Ann-Marie if they are stinky.

If there is a costume I have forgotten, please read the cleaning instructions on the inside of the costume and/or contact me via email: etchann@cox.net

Required Dance Supplies for Performing with Pacific Theatre Ballet

All Dancers Must Wear Deodorant!!

​All dancers need performance earrings!  Order them today!

​Party mothers need black tights and black character shoes.

All other dancers need pink, professional mesh, Capezio tights,
soft leather ballet slippers must be Bloch split sole. No canvas slippers!!!!!!1
Pointe shoes must be "calamine-d".
All dancers need a short, curly bun wig matching their hair color.
All dancers need a nude leotard to be worn "Bathing suit-style" under all costumes.

Oolong Dancers need a white spaghetti strap leotard.
All supplies are available at Dancer's Choice in Aliso Viejo.

 Make-up Requirements
Liquid Foundation/Makeup as a base

Eyes:  Brown eye shadow on the lid, white under the brow bone.  

Black liquid eyeliner around the eyes.  

Black mascara on lashes, no grey or brown.
Cheeks:  Brown (Covergirl soft sable can be used on the cheeks and on the eyelids).
Lips: Red! Not burgundy or pink.
To seal the makeup:  face powder. Loose powder works the best.