State Street Ballet is a vibrant, innovative professional ballet company based in Santa Barbara, California. Our performances are both elegant and edgy, and we aim to inspire, educate, and entertain our audiences from coast to coast.

Dancer Spotlight

Leila Drake

from Santa Cruz, CA, is a graduate of UCSB, double majoring in Art History and Film Studies. Since joining SSB in 2005, she has performed the Principal roles in William Soleau’s Carmen, An American Tango, Carmina Burana, and Read More>