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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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SPECIAL EVENT

Soiree: 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, spirited 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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SEASON OPENER

American Masters

The grand opening of our 25th Anniversary Season, featuring Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring alongside masterpieces by Bernstein and Lauridsen! Performed in collaboration with the Santa Barbara Choral Society and Orchestra.

 Saturday, October 12, 2019; 7:30 pm
 The Granada Theatre
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Photo: David Bazemore


DANCER SPOTLIGHT

Courtney Hanaway

Courtney is from Auburn, CA and performed with Young Tanzommer Festival throughout Austria, Italy, and Germany before joining State Street Ballet in 2015.

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Photo: Jack Stewart


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

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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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