Between rehearsals, performances, touring, educational outreach, and social events, State Street Ballet maintains a very full and exciting schedule throughout the year. Here is your guide to where and when you can catch us performing.  We hope to see you in the audience or chat with you after a show!

09/27/2015 | 06:00pm | Four Seasons Biltmore - Santa Barbara, CA
Edgy & Elegant

A Gala Evening benefiting State Street Ballet and honoring Sarah Miller McCune. Please join us for our annual gala event as we celebrate our company with elegance, style, entertainment, excitement, and of course, dancing! One of the most popular fundraisers in town, this year’s event will be one of our finest, from cocktails in the garden, to dinner, our live auction, and dance performances throughout the evening. Don’t miss it!

Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 6pm to 9pm

Four Seasons Biltmore, Loggia Ballroom

By invitation only. Please call 805.845.1432 for information.


10/17/2015 | 08:00pm | The Granada Theatre - Santa Barbara, CA
Carmina Burana

Once in a generation a performance comes along that is destined to be legendary. This is it—the spectacular Carmina Burana, featuring the breath-taking choreography of State Street Ballet, beautiful voices of the Santa Barbara Choral Society, and heart-pounding music performed by the Santa Barbara Symphony. The production also features Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 3, and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms.

Two performances only:
Saturday, October 17, at 8:00 pm
Sunday, October 18, at 3:00 pm

at The Granada

Tickets go on sale to the general public on September 15 at The Granada box office: 805.899.2222 or


12/19/2015 | 02:00pm | The Granada Theatre - Santa Barbara, CA
The Nutcracker at The Granada

This holiday family favorite is set to the unforgettable music of Tchaikovsky, and staged against our magnificent, opulent sets. The production also includes the students of Gustafson Dance, sharing the stage with the professional dancers of State Street Ballet, and is your only chance to experience the magic of The Nutcracker at the majestic Granada Theatre.

Saturday, December 19, at 2:00 and 7:30 pm
Sunday, December 20, at 2:00 pm

at The Granada

For the fourth year in a row, State Street Ballet is proud to be accompanied by Opera San Luis Obispo Orchestra, conducted by Brian Asher Alhadeff. Tickets available online at or call The Granada Theatre box office at 805.899.2222. Discounted tickets also available for groups of 10 or more! Ask the Box Office for details and pricing. Happy Holidays!


02/20/2016 | 07:30pm | The Granada Theatre - Santa Barbara, CA
Don Quixote

One of ballet’s most engaging stories, Don Quixote is based on the famous novel Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes. The story has served as inspiration for countless works of art, theatre, music, opera, dance and film. State Street Ballet’s production brings this story to life set to the backdrop of the colorful streets of Spain. Known for fine character dancers, the company is well-suited to portraying the lively personalities in this witty tale. As part of the company’s Family Series, Don Quixote will entertain and delight children and adults alike. Don’t miss it!

One performance only:
Saturday, February 20, at 7:30 pm

at The Granada

Tickets available online at or call The Granada Theatre box office at 805.899.2222.