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The Trocks Return to Santa Barbara

UCSB Arts & Lectures brings New York’s beloved all-male ballet company back to town on Tuesday, April 8. Read story.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

An Older, Wiser Carmen

Leila Drake will play the lead role in SSB’s season finale at the Granada on April 5. Read story.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Shen Yun’s Classical Chinese Dance

The New York-based company to bring classical Chinese dance and music to the Granada Theatre March 29-30. Read story.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

DANCEworks 2014 Kicks Off

New York-based Mark Dendy Projects begins a month-long residency at the Lobero Theatre, giving community members a chance to get in on the action. Read story.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Spring Arts Preview: Dance

This season’s dance highlights include the return of DANCEworks to the Lobero and offerings from Arts & Lectures and NECTAR. Read story.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

NECTAR and the Art of Healing

The quarterly arts salon returns on March 8, this time on the theme of healing; proceeds go to Santa Barbara Street Medicine. Read story.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Review: Floor to Air Festival

This evening of aerial dance showcased artists from France, Portugal, Costa Rica, and the U.S. Read story.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Review: Kinesis at Center Stage Theater

Santa Barbara’s annual contemporary dance showcase keeps evolving. Read story.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

New Home for Dance

Santa Barbara Dance Arts opens its doors at 531 East Cota. Read story.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Santa Barbara’s First Aerial Dance Festival

Artists from around the world converge on Santa Barbara this week for the inaugural Contemporary Floor to Air Festival. Read story.

Saturday, February 22, 2014

State Street Ballet’s Snow White

The company returns to the historic Lobero Theatre to open its 2014 season with a child-friendly production on February 22 and 23. Read story.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Kinesis Sets Out to Stimulate

The annual showcase of contemporary dance from the Santa Barbara region comes to Center Stage Theater February 21 and 22. Read story.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Review: Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet at the Granada Theatre

This talented, versatile troupe from made an impressive Santa Barbara debut on February 11. Read story.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Review: Giselle at the Granada Theatre

Under the direction of Ethan Stiefel, the Royal New Zealand Ballet gave this classic production a subtle update. Read story.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet to Visit S.B.

The versatile repertory company will give its Santa Barbara debut at the Granada on Tuesday, February 11. Read story.

Thursday, February 6, 2014