Past Seasons

2015-2016 Mainstage Season

Venus

by Suzan-Lori Parks

directed by Tom Whitaker

November 6-14, 2015

Performing Arts Theater

photo: David Bazemore

Meraki / Fall Dance Concert

under the concert direction of Christina McCarthy

December 4-5, 2015

Hatlen Theater

photo: Phil Channing

 

Santa Barbara Dance Theater 40th Anniversary

under the concert direction of Christopher Pilafian

January 20-24, 2016

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

The Death of Kings

from Shakespeare

adapted and directed by Irwin Appel

Feb 19 - Mar 6, 2016

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

Aspire / Spring Dance Concert

under the concert direction of Jerry Pearson

April 7-9, 2016

Hatlen Theater

photo: Phil Channing

Too Much Water

by KJ Sanchez*

directed by Jenny Mercein and Joyelle Ball

*in collaboration with Jenny Mercein and Ensemble

May 6 - 15, 2016

Performing Arts Theater

photo: David Bazemore

We Want The Funk: a rustbelt lullaby on the one!

by Idris Goodwin

directed by Risa Brainin

May 19 - 27, 2016

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

2014-2015 Mainstage Season

Middletown: A Play

by Will Eno

directed by Tom Whitaker

November 14-22, 2014

Performing Art Theater

photo: David Bazemore

Axiom

under the concert direction of Christina McCarthy

December 12-13, 2014

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

The Importance of Being Earnest

by Oscar Wilde

directed by Simon Williams

February 13-21, 2015

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

In the Red and Brown Water

by Tarell Alvin McCraney

directed by Shirley Jo Finney

February 27 - March 7, 2015

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

Soul Particles

under the concert direction of Christina McCarthy

December 12-13, 2014

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

Bloody Poetry

by Howard Brenton

directed by Jeff Mills

May 8-17, 2015

Performing Arts Theater

photo: David Bazemore

The Talented Ones

by Yussef El Guindi

directed by Risa Brainin

May 21-30, 2015

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

2013-2014 Mainstage Season

Top Girls

by Caryl Churhill

directed by Anne Torsiglieri

November 8-16, 2013

Performing Arts Theater

photo: David Bazemore

Anticipate

Under the concert direction of Christina McCarthy

December 6-8, 2013

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

Santa Barbara Dance Theater

Under the concert direction of Christopher Pilafian

January 15-19, 2014

Hatlen Theater

photo: Stephen Sherrill

Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls

by Meg Miroshnik

directed by Tom Whitaker

February 14-22, 2014

Performing Arts Theater

photo: David Bazemore

LAUNCH PAD: Untitled IV by Ruth Markofsky

by Alison Tatlock

directed by Risa Brainin

February 28 - March 8, 2014

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

Five Quiets

Under the concert direction of

Mira Kingsley and Christina McCarthy

April 11-13, 2014

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

Arabian Nights

by Mary Zimmerman

directed by Jeff Mills

May 9-17, 2014

Performing Arts Theater

photo: David Bazemore

Equivocation

by Bill Cain

directed by Irwin Appel

May 23-31, 2014

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

2012-2013 Mainstage Season

These Shining Lives

These Shining Lives - Performance Photo

by Melanie Marnich
directed by Tom Whitaker 

November 9-17, 2012

Performing Arts Theater

photo: David Bazemore

Becoming Forever

Concert Director: Christina McCarthy

December 6-8, 2012

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

SANTA BARBARA DANCE THEATER

A Leap of Faith

Artistic Director: Christopher Pilafian

January 16-20, 2013

Hatlen Theater

(pictured: Christina Sanchez)

Absolutely! {perhaps}

by Luigi Pirandello

adapted by Martin Sherman

directed by Simon Williams

February 15-23, 2013

Performing Arts Theater

(pictured: Chase O’Donnell, Quinlan Fitzgerald, Geno Creese, and Patrick Arter)

photo: David Bazemore

LAUNCH PAD

Appoggiatura

by James Still

directed by Risa Brainin

February 28 - March 9, 2013

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

Blood, Thought, Muscle, & Grace

Concert Director: Mira Kingsley

April 12-14, 2013

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

A Streetcar Named Desire

by Tennessee Williams
directed by Irwin Appel

May 9 - May 19

Performing Arts Theater

photo: David Bazemore

Eurydice

by Sarah Ruhl
directed by Jeff Mills

May 24 - June 1, 2013

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

2011-2012 Mainstage Season

SANTA BARBARA DANCE THEATER

Yes is a Long Time

Concert Director: Mira Kingsley

September 30 - October 2, 2013

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

Cloud Nine

by Caryl Churchill
directed by Anne Torsiglieri

November 4-12, 2011

Performing Arts Theater

photo credit: David Bazemore 

Molière's Tartuffe

directed by Tom Whitaker

February 17-25, 2012

Performing Arts Theater

photo credit: David Bazemore 

LAUNCH PAD

Entangled

by Lila Rose Kaplan
directed by Risa Brainin

March 1-10, 2012

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

UNBOUND Confessions

Dance Director: Christina McCarthy

April 13-15, 2012

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

Anowa

by Ama Ata Aidoo

directed by Irwin Appel

May 25 - June 2, 2012

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

2010 - 2011 Mainstage Season

LAUNCH PAD

Biederman's Match

by Beau Willimon
directed by Risa Brainin

February 11-20, 2011

Performing Arts Theater

photo: David Bazemore

The Sky to the Ground

directed by Delila Moseley

April 8-10, 2011

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore

Hamlet

by William Shakespeare
adapted and directed by Irwin Appel

May 20-28, 2011

Hatlen Theater

photo: David Bazemore