Gustafson Dance, 2285 Las Positas Road, Santa Barbara, California 93105
(805) 563-DANC (3262) ext. 1
16
Nov

Giving Thanks!

The #dance4Allison benefit was an amazing success last week! We are all overwhelmed by the love and support shown in so many forms to honor and support Allison on her road to recovery! Thank you to each performer, each donor, each hand that set up, cleaned up, brought food and drinks, those that helped run the...
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30
Sep

Nutcracker Photo Shoot, Tickets, Show Info and More…

Show Your Love and Support for Allison… Most of you know that our Director, Allison Gustafson suffered a mild stroke unexpectedly which has left her unable to do what she loves to do most — teach dance.  We are hopeful she makes a full recovery and we also know that someone as determined and strong...
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09
Sep

Reach for your dreams this Fall Semester with Gustafson Dance

Fall classes begin Monday!  Our website has all the information that you’ll need to be ready.  Our schedule, class placement guidelines, payments, general policies and dress code for all levels are under the registration tab in the navigation along the top of the page. Be Prepared: Review the Calendar for the 2017-2018 Gustafson Dance School...
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09
Jun

We appreciate you! Thanks for a great show!

End of Year Party (Levels 4-6) Many thanks to the Winterbauer family for hosting the levels 4-6 end of the year party at their lovely home. We were able to do a proper goodbye to our seniors who are going to college in the fall: Grace Quittner (UCLA), Afton Gustafson (UCSB and teaching at Gustafson...
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23
May

May News: Thumbelina and RDA Accomplishments

Thumbelina Quick Reminders: — Bun Bar is a wonderful organization chaired by two SSBYD moms, Christine Cruse and Emy Berger. Dancers from SSBYD will do hair, make-up, and secure any necessary headpieces appropriate for your dancers part in the show. Go to our website for more information and to sign up!  — Gustafson Dance is...
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24
Mar

Spring Break, Cinderella and a Reception with the Royal Court

Don’t Forget About Spring Break Schedule! We wanted to give you a friendly reminder that we will be on Spring Break Schedule from March 26th to April 1st. There are a couple teen and adult classes available you can learn about at the prior link. Thumbelina at the Lobero Theatre Tickets Tickets for our Thumbelina...
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03
Mar

A March Celebration

SSBYD’s Celebration of Dance State Street Ballet Young Dancers (SSBYD) Presents Celebration of Dance on March 18, 2017, at the Lobero Theatre. Featuring innovative choreography ranging from classical to contemporary, Celebration of Dance highlights the work of the pre-professional student training program. Award-winning choreographer Kassandra Taylor Newberry returns with her fifth appearance at Celebration of...
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10
Feb

Thumbelina in the Spring

Remember the Gustafson Dance Friday Holiday for Presidents Day Weekend: On Friday, February 17th there will be no classes or rehearsals. Dancers are welcome to take a makeup class anytime this semester in an appropriate class for the student’s age/level. Please call the office for assistance at 563-3262 ext. 1. Classes will be held on...
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31
Jan

Ready for Observation Week?

  We are currently in Observation Week where parents are welcome to watch their young dancers in class. To minimize the impact of having extra people in the studio and as part of the class, we ask that you follow the following guidelines:   Please try to leave little siblings at home, or be willing...
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08
Jan

Thanks for a great year in 2016!

We hope you had a wonderful winter break.  Happy New Year! A short but important reminder list for things to think about in January: The first semester continues through January so don’t forget to come to classes! If you are making a class change or adding a class, it is not a bad idea to start in the...
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