Center Stage Theater, Santa Barbara, CACenter Stage Theater
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SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA

An intimate black box theater with weekly performances by a variety of artists and companies, located in Paseo Nuevo in the heart of the downtown Santa Barbara cultural district.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Center Stage Theater is an intimate space, therefore LATE SEATING is limited or not allowed at all. The LATE SEATING POLICY will vary with each show. The theater staff strongly suggests allowing ample time to find parking, locate the theater, and pick up your tickets.


Poster with logotypeJuly 19

State Street Ballet presents

Summer Intensive performance

Students from throughout the United States will present a diverse program from classical to contemporary with choreography by well known choreographers such as Autumn Eckman, Kevin Jenkins, Marina Fliagina and Paola Hartley.

TIMES: Friday, July 19 at 4:00 P.M.

TICKETS: $23 general, $11.50 student, $11.50 children 12 & under

All seating is general admission. All ticket sales are final at the time of purchase. There are no refunds or exchanges. For all performances late seating is on a limited basis, or is not allowed at all once the performance begins. Please plan your arrival time accordingly.

 

BOX OFFICE (805) 963-0408 (V/TDD)
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Poster with logotypeJuly 20

Contra Tiempo Flamenco presents

Asi Se Bailan

featuring artists Breseyda Zárate, Santiago Maya, Joey Heredia, Alda Escárcega, Keani Madrigal and Contra Tiempo Flamenco dancers.

Join us at 3pm on July 20th at the Center Stage Theatre. Come mingle with us during the Pre-reception at 2:00pm with fun raffles and drinks.

Keani Madrigal and Alda Escarsega were born and raised in Santa Barbara and studied under Antoinette Lopez. These young ladies grew up learning flamenco and dancing together during Fiesta since childhood. Once they became flamenca’s of their own they decided to come out as a group of solo flamenca’s with the mission to dance and express their own flamenco style. That group became bigger and they are now Contra Tiempo Flamenco dance studio. Inspiring their family of students to become true flamenco’s through body, mind and spirit. Performing passionately with a strong body, In the mind set of humble confidence, always in the spirit of dancers raising each other up. They are a small but strong studio ready to share their passion for Flamenco with beautiful Santa Barbara.

TIMES: Saturday, July 20 at 3:00 P.M.

TICKETS: $25 general

All seating is general admission. All ticket sales are final at the time of purchase. There are no refunds or exchanges. For all performances late seating is on a limited basis, or is not allowed at all once the performance begins. Please plan your arrival time accordingly.

 

BOX OFFICE (805) 963-0408 (V/TDD)
PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

Poster with logotypeAugust 9

Goleta School of Ballet presents

The Summer Intensive Workshop Performance

Join the Goleta School of Ballet and their Summer Intensive students as they dance a selection of classic and modern ballets. 

TIMES: Friday, August 9 at 7:00 P.M.

TICKETS: $20 general, $15 children

All seating is general admission. All ticket sales are final at the time of purchase. There are no refunds or exchanges. For all performances late seating is on a limited basis, or is not allowed at all once the performance begins. Please plan your arrival time accordingly.

 

BOX OFFICE (805) 963-0408 (V/TDD)
PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

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Box Office Information

The Center Stage Theater Box Office is open Wednesday through Friday from noon to 5:00 P.M., and one hour before each performance. Tickets may also be purchased online at any time. See below for location and directions.

TICKETS

Purchase Tickets Online click here for a complete list of current programs

Purchase by Phone with Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or Discover: (805) 963-0408 (V/TDD)

All ticket prices include a Center Stage Facility Fee which helps maintain the theater.
All ticket sales are final at the time of purchase. There are no refunds or exchanges.

Online sales subject to a $1.50 surcharge per ticket.
There are no additional charges to purchase tickets over the phone.

Unless otherwise noted, all seating is general admission.

NOTE: If online sales are closed, tickets may still be available by phoning the box office at (805) 963-0408 (V/TDD).

PLEASE NOTE: Because of the intimacy of Center Stage Theater, latecomers may be seated at appropriate intervals only. Some performances may not allow late seating. Please arrive 20-30 minutes early if you must purchase a ticket at the door.

logo LOCATION AND DIRECTIONS

Center Stage Theater is located in Paseo Nuevo Center, upstairs at the intersection of Chapala and De la Guerra Streets, Santa Barbara, California. Click here for map.

Take Highway 101 to Carrillo Street, exit and turn toward the mountains (northbound turns right, southbound turns left). Proceed to Chapala Street (fourth light) and turn right. Proceed 1-1/2 blocks and turn left into either of two entrances to Paseo Nuevo. Park near the elevator, or proceed to roof-level parking.

This Project is funded in part by the Organizational Development Grant Program using Funds provided by the City of Santa Barbara in partnership with the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission.