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Santa Barbara Dance Theater to Present Time in Motion

As SBDT enters its second year under director Christopher Pilafian, the company honors its predecessors and presents new work. Read story.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Winter Arts Preview: Dance

This season’s dance offerings take audience members from stage to screen to sky. Read story.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Review: Dana Lawton Dances at Center Stage Theater

The Bay Area–based modern dance company performed Beyond This Moment on Friday, January 3. Read story.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Dana Lawton Dances Comes to S.B.

The Bay Area-based modern dance company will present Beyond This Moment at Center Stage Theater January 3-4. Read story.

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

State Street Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

Thirteen-year-old dancers Sarah Block and Lola Crist will share the role of Clara in this year’s production of the holiday classic. Read story.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

New Book on Carmen by UCSB Faculty Member

In her new book published by Wesleyan University Press, dance historian Ninotchka Bennahum traces the fascinating symbol of Carmen across eras and cultures. Read story.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Behind the Scenes of Aerial Dance

Santa Barbara Centre for Aerial Arts invites the public to peek backstage at Entrée des Artistes Sunday, December 8, at the company’s studios. Read story.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Art Bark International Presents Minty

Regional artists present an afternoon of fresh, new dance and physical theater in an informal setting. Read story.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Review: The Taming of the Shrew

Choreographer Robert Sun sets the timeless story in the 1950s; State Street Ballet’s Jack Stewart and Kade Kadow lead a cheerful cast. Read story.

Monday, October 28, 2013

State Street Ballet Presents Taming of the Shrew

San Francisco-based choreographer Robert Sund presents his take on Shakespeare’s classic farce Saturday night at the Granada. Read story.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Review: Janusphere Evolves, Presented by Janusphere Dance Company at Center Stage Theater

Artistic Director Darion Smith brought his New York-based group back to Santa Barbara last week; much has changed since their last visit five years ago. Read story.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Review: Anemone Ball at Shoreline Beach

The Santa Barbara choreographer and dance filmmaker presented her latest site-specific work on the beach at low tide. Read story.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Ira Glass Appears in Stage Production

In One Radio Host, Two Dancers, Glass collaborates with dancers Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass for an entertaining, revelatory show. Read story.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Review: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company at the Granada Theatre

UCSB Arts & Lectures presented the luminary modern dance group alongside the Calder Quartet on Wednesday, October 16. Read story.

Friday, October 18, 2013

“Anemone Ball” to Premiere on the Beach

Choreographer and dance filmmaker Robin Bisio will unveil her latest work on Saturday, October 19, on the sand beneath Shoreline Park. Read story.

Thursday, October 17, 2013
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