Fall Information

Welcome to the Santa Barbara Festival Ballet 2019-2020 season!

Fall Classes start on Monday, August 26, 2019 and will run through to Friday, June 19, 2020. We are looking forward to an exciting new year! We will be holding meetings to answer your questions and provide you with information on the variety of happenings at Festival Ballet. We hope you will help spread the word about our classes as well. Please share on your Facebook and be sure to “like” the Santa Barbara Festival Ballet page.

The Conservatory class schedule may be found at Conservatory Classes. Young children, teens or adults who are interested in recreational dance classes can view the Open Class schedule.

Santa Barbara Festival Ballet Performing Company
2019/2020 Season

All students interested in auditioning for the company must attend the company meeting on Saturday, August 31, 2019. Parents of potential company members are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting. The meeting will cover information regarding the upcoming season, including performance opportunities, member requirements, and The Ballet Alliance. 

Dancers who absolutely cannot attend this meeting but are still interested in auditioning for the company should contact Artistic Director Aimee Lopez at aimee.lopez@santabarbarafestivalballet.com prior to the audition date.

Information regarding our annual production of the Nutcracker at the Arlington will be covered at this meeting. Dancers and parents who attend the company meeting do not need to attend a Nutcracker Participation Meeting.

SBFB’s 44rd Annual Nutcracker at the Arlington Theater
December 14th and 15th, 2019

All SBFB Conservatory students Grade 1 and up are eligible to audition for this year’s production of the Nutcracker at the Arlington.

Auditions for the Nutcracker will be held on September 7th. A detailed schedule will be posted soon.