On January 31, 2020, Betty Jo's Dance Center's will host its second Nutcracker production.  68 dancers made up the inaugural cast from Kindergarten to 12th  grade.  Included in the production was ballet, lyrical, hip hop, jazz, tap, musical theater and kick.   Choreography by Marianne, Kelly, Shelley, Lindsay,  Kaleena and Megan entertained and beautiful  costumes and props completed the  enchanting performance.   Be sure to join us for a wonderful show this year!


Lakeville Area Arts Center a Virtual Performance

Sunday, January 31st at 2 p.m. 

Check the Parent's Page for Zoom link.

This year new costumes, new fun, new roles!   

Below you will find a sample rehearsal schedule (subject to change), rehearsal and performance dates and a costume sheet.  The performance fee is $175 which includes your costumes -- additional roles have a $75 costume fee.

Due to the current pandemic -- we will have no in person auditions this year.   To audition fill out this google form  by Saturday, September 12th.    

Roles have been announced and a cast list is available on the Parent's Page.


We will have 4 performances this year at the Lakeville Area Arts Center -- Sunday, December 6th and 13th at 2:00 and 6:00 p.m.   Dancers in the first act will need to be there 30 minutes before the performance and dancers in the second act will need to be there at the start of the performance.  

Covid-19 precautions -- 

  • We will be limiting the numbers of dancers onstage.

  • All dancers, staff and audience members must wear a mask.  Dancers will be allowed to take off their mask just before they go onstage.

  • Audience seating will be limited.   Dancer families will be allowed 2-4 tickets and will have the first chance to  purchase tickets.   Selected performances will be live streamed for a nominal viewing fee.

  • The only group rehearsal will be the dress rehearsal at the theater.  

  • Access to dressing rooms will be limited to prevent crowding.

We absolutely loved our first production and we are so excited to do it again!   We hope you will join us!