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HONORED GUEST, ALBERT REID: A Tribute To His Illustrious Life in Modern Dance

October 11th, 2019 at The Dance Hub

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Ladybug Dance for Children

The Dance Hub is proud to present Ladybug Dance for Children

Classes are forming now. Sign up to reserve your space! Classes Meet Once a week

  • Mommy and Me – Tuesdays – two sessions: 9:30-10:15am and 4:15-5:00pm 2-3 years

The following classes are forming. Please call (805) 845-0835 for more information

  • Pre-Ballet – 3-5 years.

  • Ballet I – 6-8 years.

  • Ballet II – TBD 9-11 years

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CUNNINGHAM TECHNIQUE CLASS with VICKI FINLAYSON

FRIDAYS 4:30-6:00 p.m.

This class is geared towards students who are at an intermediate level or higher in either ballet or modern technique. Students will explore the training that Merce Cunningham developed to promote the range of articulation of the dancer’s body and somatic imagination. Students will learn combinations that will be woven together to build a dance that will coexist with the music but not be dependent on it.

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Need space? The Dance Hub is available for rental for your classes, workshops, and rehearsals. Our Big Studio measures 36′ x 40′ and features a state-of-the-art floating floor. Our Small Studio measures 23′ x 17′ and is suitable for percussive dance, yoga, and much more. Both studios boast easy to use professional sound systems.

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Or call (805) 450-7535 for more information.

The Dance Hub News

Beginning Ballet II Playlist: Saturday, 11/16/2019

On Saturday, November 16, 2019, Music Director Eric Valinsky played the following selections to accompany Artistic Director Carrie Diamond’s Beginning Ballet II class: Warm-up Improv Respighi: Italiana from Ancient Airs and Dances Schubert: Octet in F major, D. 803, Andante J. S. Bach: English Suite in A minor, BWV 807, Bourée II Grainger: Molly on […]

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Beginning Ballet II Playlist: Saturday, 11/9/2019

On Saturday, November 9, 2019, Music Director Eric Valinsky played the following selections to accompany Artistic Director Carrie Diamond’s Beginning Ballet II class: Warm-up Improv Richard Rodgers: “Oh What a Beautiful Morning” from Oklahoma! Bartok: “Round Dance” from For Children, Vol. 1 Handel: Water Music Suite in F, “Bourée” Respighi: Gagliarda from Ancient Airs and […]

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Beginning Ballet II Playlist: Saturday, 11/2/2019

On Saturday, November 2, 2019, Music Director Eric Valinsky played the following selections to accompany Artistic Director Carrie Diamond’s Beginning Ballet II class: Debussey: Arabesque No. 1 Respighi: Italiana from Ancient Airs and Dances Debussy: Reverie Debussy: Suite Bergamesque: Passepied Respighi: “Balletto detto il Conte Orlando” from Ancient Airs and Dances Schubert: Valses sentimentales, Op. […]

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Beginning Ballet II Playlist: Saturday, 10/26/2019

On Saturday, October 26, 2019, Music Director Eric Valinsky played the following selections to accompany Artistic Director Carrie Diamond’s Beginning Ballet II class: Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell: How Long Blues Shubert: Sonata in A major, D. 959 Bach: English Suite in A minor BWV 807, Bourrée II Bach: Brandenburg Concert #6, III Bartok: For […]

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Beginning Ballet II Playlist: Saturday, 10/19/2019

On Saturday, October 19, 2019, Music Director Eric Valinsky played the following selections to accompany Artistic Director Carrie Diamond’s Beginning Ballet II class: William Byrd: The Woods So Wild Handel: Water Music Suite No. 1 in F Major: Air Orff: Carmina Burana: Chume, chum geselle min Corelli: La Folia (arr.) Handel: Water Music Suite No. […]

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Beginning Ballet II Playlist: Saturday, 10/12/2019

On Saturday, October 12, 2019, Music Director Eric Valinsky played the following selections to accompany Artistic Director Carrie Diamond’s Beginning Ballet II class. NOTE: Image is dark because one set of lights were unplugged to aid the lighting of the fundraising tribute to Albert Reid. Respighi: Italiana from Ancient Airs and Dances Holst: Second Suite […]

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Beginning Ballet II Playlist: Saturday, 10/5/2019

On Saturday, October 5, 2019, Music Director Eric Valinsky played the following selections to accompany Artistic Director Carrie Diamond’s Beginning Ballet II class: Orff: Carmina Burana: Chume, chum geselle min Respighi: Italiana from Ancient Airs and Dances Chopin: Nocturne, Op. 32 #1 Massenet: “Obéissons quand leur voix appelle: Gavotte from Manon Respighi: Gagliarda from Ancient […]

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Beginning Ballet II Playlist: Saturday, 09/28/2019

On Saturday, September 28, 2019, Music Director Eric Valinsky played the following selections to accompany Artistic Director Carrie Diamond’s Beginning Ballet II class: Brahms: Waltz Op. 39 #5 Respighi: Italiana from Ancient Airs and Dances Beethoven: Symphony #7 Allegretto (Pavane) Bartok: Romanian Dance #2 Bach: Brandenburg Concerti, #6 and #1 William Byrd: Wosley’s Wilde Schubert: […]

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We’re on Page One!

The Dance Hub was featured on the front page of the Santa Barbara News Press, Sunday, September 22! Read the article here (subscription required) Download a PDF here […]

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A Look Back: Albert Reid Fundraiser in the Scene Magazine

HONORED GUEST, ALBERT REID: A Tribute To His Illustrious Life in Modern Dance, October 11th, 6:00-9:00 p.m. at The Dance Hub was recently featured in the Scene Magazine of the Santa Barbara News Press. Read the article here (subscription required) Download a PDF here Find out more and sign up here […]

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Development of The Dance Hub is partially funded by the Organizational Development Grants Program using funds provided by the City of Santa Barbara as administered by Santa Barbara County Office of Arts and Culture.
City of Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County Office of Arts and Culture

Our state of the art sprung floor was funded by a Capital Improvement Grant from Santa Barbara Foundation and by generous individual donors.

Santa Barbara Foundation

We would like to thank these additional foundations for their generous support of The Dance Hub.

Towbes Fund for the Performing Arts Santa Barbara Independent Eichholz Foundation