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Bold. Elegant. Legendary.

Under the leadership of Founder Rodney Gustafson and newly appointed Co-artistic Director William Soleau, State Street Ballet’s 24th season ushers in an era of innovation and evolution. Featuring the spellbinding World Premiere of Chaplin, the grace and style of Ballroom, Stravinsky’s Soldier’s Tale in collaboration with the SB Symphony & Ensemble Theatre Company, the holiday magic of The Nutcracker, and the whimsical joy of The Jungle Book, our world-class dancers and choreographers bring you an enchanting season that will move you across the stages of Santa Barbara!


SPECIAL EVENT

Soirée: Annual Gala Fundraiser

Our 25th Season opens with an elegant gala evening honoring our distinguished patron, Sara Miller McCune. Please join us for this celebrated event, toasting to the past, present, and future of State Street Ballet. Featuring stunning dance vignettes, live auction, and gourmet dinner, all at one of Santa Barbara's most iconic locations! 

 Sunday, September 22, 2019; 6:00 pm
 Four Seasons Resort, The Biltmore - Loggia Ballroom
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Limited Time Offer!

Subscription Series: 2019/20 Season

Celebrate our 25th Anniversary Season by getting the best seats at the best price! With three performances at The Granada Theatre, this Silver Subscription Series guarantees you a year of dance, music, and celebration. 

 Offer ends August 31, 2019!
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Photo: Andre Yew

TRAINING

2019 Summer Intensive

State Street Ballet's four-week Summer Intensive is a premiere training program for serious ballet students, ages 12-21. Daily classes in technique, pointe, pas de deux, modern, jazz, character, and conditioning, this month-long intensive features world-class faculty and culminates in a fully-staged performance on July 19, 4pm at Center Stage Theater in downtown Santa Barbara

 June 24 - July 19, 2019
 State Street Ballet Studios
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Photo: Chris Hughes


DANCER SPOTLIGHT

Anna Carnes

Anna is from Santa Clarita, CA and holds a BFA in Dance from UC Irvine. She has performed at the Hollywood Bowl, on the Ellen Degeneres Show, and on the MTV VMA's, and has been a member of State Street Ballet since 2012.

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Photo: Farrell Anna Roth


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

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Ballroom

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

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Chaplin

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Chaplin

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

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The Jungle Book

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The Jungle Book

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

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Cinderella

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Cinderella

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

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The Nutcracker

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The Nutcracker

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

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