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Event Listings

Our upcoming events are listed below:


Twyla Tharp
2015/2016 UCSB A&L
Twyla Tharp
Tickets go on sale 8/8/15 @ 10am

Twyla Tharp is an American original. In a lifetime of more than 160 works, the legendary dancer and choreographer has redefined dance and its many genres, sending “an immense amount of spellbinding movement into the world” (The New York Times).
Fri 10/9/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Twyla Tharp


MOMIX
2015/2016 UCSB A&L
MOMIX
Tickets go on sale 8/8/15 @ 10am

“The beauty of MOMIX’s ideas is partly in their simplicity, partly in their acknowledgment of rhythm, humor, sex and amazing grace of the human body.” San Francisco Bay Guardian

Celebrated for its exceptional inventiveness and ability to conjure up a world of surrealistic images and physical beauty, MOMIX is a captivating company of dance-illusionists under the direction of Moses Pendleton, a founding member of the groundbreaking Pilobolus Dance Theater, and his wife Cynthia Quinn.
Thu 10/22/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre MOMIX


New York City Ballet MOVES
2015/2016 UCSB A&L
New York City Ballet MOVES
Tickets go on sale 8/8/15 @ 10am

New York City Ballet is one of the foremost dance companies in the world, with an unparalleled active repertory of more than 150 works, many of which are considered modern masterpieces. Established in 1948 by choreographer George Balanchine, NYCB is widely acknowledged for its enduring contributions to dance. NYCB MOVES features a select group of 25 performers from the company’s outstanding roster of principals, soloists, corps and musicians.

Mon 10/26/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre New York City Ballet MOVES
Tue 10/27/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre New York City Ballet MOVES


Akram Khan Company
2015/2016 UCSB A&L
Akram Khan Company
Tickets go on sale 8/8/15 @ 10am

Twelve years ago, award-winning choreographer Akram Khan teamed up with the celebrated talents of composer Nitin Sawhney and sculptor Anish Kapoor to present his company’s first full-length piece Kaash (Hindi for “if only”) to rave reviews such as “epic, deeply focused and grandly beautiful” (The Telegraph, U.K.). Inspired by creation and destruction, Hindu gods, Indian time cycles and black holes, Kaash returns to the stage in a stunning revival – the company’s first ever – and continues Khan’s quest to bridge the worlds of contemporary dance and the Indian classical dance form kathak.
Tue 11/10/15 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Akram Khan Company


The Nutcracker
2015/2016 State Street Ballet
The Nutcracker
Celebrate the magic of the holidays with this family favorite based on the classic story by E.T.A. Hoffman! Set to the unforgettable music of Tchaikovsky, the ballet tells the story of young Clara, who receives a beautiful toy Nutcracker on Christmas Eve. In her dreams, the Nutcracker comes to life, saving her from a band of hilariously evil rats and escorting her on a magical journey. They travel through the Land of the Snowflakes to the Kingdom of Sweets, where Clara dances and plays with beautiful and wondrous characters that can only exist in her dreams.

Sat 12/19/15 2:00PM The Granada Theatre The Nutcracker
Sat 12/19/15 7:30PM The Granada Theatre The Nutcracker
Sun 12/20/15 2:00PM The Granada Theatre The Nutcracker


Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan
Tickets go on sale 8/8/15 @ 10am

“One of the finest dance companies in the world.” The Globe and Mail

“Asia’s leading contemporary dance theatre.” The Times (U.K.)

Taiwan’s expansive panorama of living, breathing rice paddies are the backdrop for this visually stunning production by Lin Hwai-min, who has been regarded as “the most important choreographer in Asia” (Berliner Morgenpost).
Tue 2/2/16 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan


Don Quixote
2015/2016 State Street Ballet
Don Quixote
Don Quixote is the love story of Kitri, an innkeeper’s daughter, and Basilio, the town barber. This romantic and witty tale, placed in the colorful streets of Spain, comes to life with a lively cast of characters, along with the bravado and excitement of some of classical ballet’s most technically demanding dances. Don’t miss your chance to see this modern twist on a classic tale!

Sat 2/20/16 7:30PM The Granada Theatre Don Quixote


Grupo Corpo
2015/2016 UCSB A&L
Grupo Corpo
Tickets go on sale 8/8/15 @ 10am

“Colorful, rhythmic and always looking forward.” Houston Chronicle

With its seductive movement, scintillating music, vibrant costuming, sets and lighting, Grupo Corpo reflects the amazing diversity and rich color of Brazil. This hugely popular dance company returns with a program that will light up the Granada stage with its incomparable mix of ballet and contemporary Afro-Brazilian movement.
Sat 4/2/16 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Grupo Corpo