Mission Statement

The Santa Barbara Performing Arts League is a nonprofit organization that fosters communication and collaboration within the performing arts community to contribute to the cultural vitality of greater Santa Barbara.

Objectives

  • Enable cooperative efforts among Santa Barbara’s performing arts organizations
  • Create awareness of the exceptional quality and variety of performances presented in Santa Barbara
  • Foster appreciation for the value of the performing arts
  • Expand audiences for theater, dance and music of all kinds
  • Advocate for conditions that encourage arts presenting
  • Intrigue young audiences and capture them for lifelong arts involvement
  • Promote Santa Barbara’s rich cultural assets to tourists and prospective visitors
  • Illuminate the positive role played by the performing arts in local economy
  • Empower and support developing arts organizations
  • Increase accessibility and encourage attendance by people with disabilities

What people are saying:

“The new SBStage.org is sure to be a boon to Santa Barbara’s vibrant arts community.” — Noozhawk

“Santa Barbara Performing Arts League (SBPAL) launched a terrific new website.” — SBSeasons Blog

 

Check out the New York Times Travel “36 Hours in Santa Barbara” featuring our members, Genesis West and Tracey Morris
http://travel.nytimes.com/2011/11/20/travel/36-hours-in-santa-barbara-calif.html

*The Santa Barbara Performing Arts League is made possible by The Santa Barbara Foundation, The Santa Barbara Arts Commission, The Towbes Foundation, Montecito Bank & Trust, and members like you.  Become a member today!

Upcoming Events

Enchanted April at Circle Bar B

August 30, 2014 7pm dinner/8pm show - 10pmAugust 29, 2014 7pm dinner/8pm show - 10pmSeptember 05, 2014 7pm dinner/8pm show - 10pmSeptember 06, 2014 7pm dinner/8pm show - 10pm

Enchanted April at Circle Bar B

August 30, 2014 7pm dinner/8pm show - 10pmAugust 29, 2014 7pm dinner/8pm show - 10pmSeptember 05, 2014 7pm dinner/8pm show - 10pmSeptember 06, 2014 7pm dinner/8pm show - 10pm

Angélique Kidjo

October 04, 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Jake Shimabukuro

October 23, 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Tinariwen

October 26, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Joshua Bell & Alessio Bax

October 28, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Tedeschi Trucks Band

October 30, 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM