Join us at The Granada for a season of exceptional artistry. Carmina Burana, in collaboration with the Santa Barbara Symphony orchestra and chorus. The Nutcracker, with Opera San Luis Obispo Grand Orchestra, and State Street Ballet Academy. And Cinderella, a Family Series favorite. All followed by our Gala Performance at the Lobero, featuring A Midsummer NIght’s Dream.
Saori is from Sapporo, Japan, and joined State Street Ballet in 2017. She trained at the Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington, D.C. and the Joffrey Academy of Dance before joining Joffrey Ballet's Studio Company in 2014. She has also been invited to compete at the Japan Grand Prix IBC and the Moscow International Ballet Competition.Learn More...
Photo: Peter Hinsdale
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 look forward to bringing our work to all communities, large and small.