Resident Companies

The Granada Theatre is proud to showcase the Santa Barbara region’s finest performing arts organizations.

American Theatre Guild

American Theatre Guild is a non-profit national theatrical presenter dedicated to providing the experience of live theatre to foster passion, inspire creativity and empower youth within our communities.


CAMA, Santa Barbara’s oldest arts organization, presents an exciting mix of internationally acclaimed orchestras and soloists from around the globe as part of their International Series at The Granada Theatre.

Choral Society

The Santa Barbara Choral Society is a semi-professional community chorus and provides opportunities for individual community members to study and perform great works of choral music.

The Music Academy of the West

The Music Academy of the West is dedicated to advancing the development of the next generation of great classically trained musicians, and presents their summer music festival directed by famous composers, conductors, and artists in part at The Granada Theatre.

Opera Santa Barbara

Opera Santa Barbara presents an exciting, diverse repertoire of traditional and contemporary operas and community programs that celebrate the breadth and beauty of opera.

State Street Ballet

Founded in 1994 by former American Ballet Theatre dancer Rodney Gustafson, the company combines the discipline and timeless elegance of classical ballet technique with updated, cutting-edge choreography.

The Santa Barbara Symphony

The Santa Barbara Symphony creates powerful musical experiences performed with passion and excellence, and provides indispensable music education and community engagement. The Symphony is conducted by Maestro Nir Kabaretti.

UCSB Arts and Lectures

UCSB Arts & Lectures annually presents critically acclaimed concerts and dance performances by world-renowned artists, talks by groundbreaking authors, and films.