All that jazz and more at the Center Stage Theater
You’ll find everything from blues and jazz to ballet and a romantic comedy this month at the Center Stage Theater, upstairs in Paseo Nuevo.
You can purchase tickets at centerstagetheater.org.
Members of the public will be required to wear masks at all times in the Santa Barbara Theater.
Here is a schedule.
The Youth Blues & Jazz Band will perform during the “Back-to-school concert for a cause” at 6:45 pm
Tickets cost $ 20 for general admission and are free for ages 17 and under.
Proceeds will be donated to the Turner Foundation Music & Imagination Program, an after-school program for students.
To learn more about TFMI, visit www.theturnerfoundation.com.
Ballet22 will present “The Best of Ballet22” at 7pm
The show will include clips from “Carmen”, Ramon Olier’s critically acclaimed ballet, as well as segments from “Giselle” and “Le Corsaire”. There will also be contemporary works by choreographers Joshua Stayton, Jehbreal Jackson and Myles Thatcher.
Ballet22 was launched in 2020 to explore what is possible in ballet by breaking gender stereotypes and empowering LGBTQ + artists and audiences.
Tickets cost from $ 23 to $ 103.
Claudia Hoag Mcgarry will present “Breaking the Code” at 3pm and 7pm
The play is about Christy Pastence, a somewhat lonely 50-year-old playwright and widow living in New York’s Upper West. One day, she meets Moutaz, a young Pakistani-American, on a park bench in Central Park.
The production stars Shelly Best, Gul Saeed, Heather Terbell, Claire Waterhouse, Shari Howard and Marlene Matosian.
“Breaking the Code” is directed by Jordana Lawrence. Music is by Ashley Jones and Paul McGarry.
Tickets cost $ 20 for general admission, $ 18 for students, and $ 15 for students.
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