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25th Anniversary

A Sterling Year of Performances & Events

Our season at The Granada opens with a stunning Triple Bill: American Masters. Produced in association with the Santa Barbara Choral Society and orchestra, featuring Aaron Copland’s Appalachian SpringLeonard Bernstein’s Chichester PsalmsMorten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna, and choreography by Willian Soleau, this tour-de-force production showcases arts collaboration at its best. It’s an experience to be cherished. 

In December, we’re joined by Opera San Luis Obispo Grand Orchestra, the students of Gustafson Dance, and a local children’s choir for the annual community favorite, The Nutcracker at The Granada. Our spring performance, Sleeping Beauty, is a world premiere and the newest story ballet in our Family Series.. 

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UPCOMING PERFORMANCE

The Nutcracker

This beloved holiday tradition delights audiences of all ages, and features the Opera San Luis Obispo Grand Orchestra, and the students of Gustafson Dance. 

 Saturday, December 21, 2019; 2:00 pm
 Saturday, December 21, 2019; 7:30 pm
 Sunday, December 22, 2019; 2:00 pm
 The Granada Theatre
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Photo: Rose Eichenbaum


UPCOMING PERFORMANCE

Sleeping Beauty

A modern take on a favorite fairytale, this new full-length ballet combines original choreography with classical elements, set to Tchaikovsky's celebrated score. One night only! 

 Saturday, March 14, 2020; 7:30 pm
 The Granada Theatre
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Photo: David Bazemore


DANCER SPOTLIGHT

Deise Mendonça

Deise is from Brazil and has danced with Ballet de Santiago in Chile, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, and the Bolshoi Company in Brazil. She joined State Street Ballet in 2013 and has performed the principal roles in Cinderella, Romeo & Juliet, Beauty and the Beast, and The Nutcracker. Deise was also a finalist on "So You Think You Can Dance" in 2014 and has been a Principal Guest Artist with Metro Ballet in Minneapolis, performing Odette/Odile in Swan Lake and Aurora in Sleeping Beauty

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Photo: Rose Eichenbaum


Touring Productions: 2020-21

State Street Ballet goes on tour for two months every season, bringing original dance and education programs to theaters and schools around the world. With standing ovations from China to Chile, and a 90% rebooking rate, we are very proud of our past touring successes and we eagerly look forward to future adventures.

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Ballroom

Touring Show

Ballroom

Touring Show

Travel back in time to the grace and style of the Ballroom era!

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Chaplin

Touring Show

Chaplin

Touring Show

A spellbinding journey through the intricate mind and creative genius that was Charlie Chaplin.

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The Jungle Book

Touring Show

The Jungle Book

Touring Show

A dazzling adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic collection of wonderful stories.

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Cinderella

Touring Show

Cinderella

Touring Show

The world’s most beloved fairy-tale comes to life through dance, music, and theatrical magic!

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The Nutcracker

Touring Show

The Nutcracker

Touring Show

No holiday season is complete without a trip to the theatre to see The Nutcracker!

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