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 Spring, Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, Morten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna, and choreography by William 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..
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!
Photo: David Bazemore
Marika is from Kumagaya, Japan and won the "Grand Prix" and "Most Promising Female" awards at the Elmhurst School for Dance in the United Kingdom. She joined State Street Ballet in 2015 and has performed the leading roles of Clara and the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker and the dual roles of Odette/Odile as a Principal Guest Artist with Fresno Ballet Theatre.Learn More...
Photo: Terra Liu
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.