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

April Newsletter

Get Ready for Tina the Ballerina!

Our April Newsletter

Gustafson-tinatheballerina-623x400Tina the Ballerina Performance Information

Tina the Ballerina is Gustafson Dance’s End of Year All School Performance at the Lobero Theatre.

There will be 3 shows, but many classes will only perform in one or two shows. Some of the Level 3-6 dancers will be in all three shows.

Shows: Saturday, May 28th at 2pm & 6pm and Sunday, May 29th at 2pm. Tickets are available at the Lobero Theatre Box Office

Dress Rehearsal Times and Class Parts

Information Packet for Parents: A quick, required read with lots of valuable information for parents and their dancers about how the production will go. As it takes a village to put on a show like this, please make sure to sign up to volunteer.

Junior Spirit of Fiesta Finals

We are so proud of our very own Izzy Ricci for making it to the finals of the Junior Spirit competition for this year’s Old Spanish Day’s Celebration in August.  Congrats Izzy!

In case you missed it….

IMG_1505Sierra Heller discusses a new class for young boys in this post from late February.

This class is designed to address the particular needs and skills of young boys.

It will help them grow physically, emotionally, and mentally as well as provide a good background for any future pursuits.






Adaptive Dance

Adaptive Dance Class

Sierra has also created a class for Adaptive Dance, a unique dance program developed for individuals with special needs. This class is designed to improve focus, develop pride of accomplishment, build meaningful relationships, increase freedom of movement, establish independence and individuality, and enhance physical and cognitive abilities.

When: Mondays 4:30-5:30 pm
Where: Gustafson Dance
2285 Las Positas Rd. Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Phone: 805-563-3262


Schedule Reminders





“Dancing faces you towards Heaven, whichever direction you turn”.

– Terri Guillemets

We will keep dancing at Gustafson Dance in memory of Emily, our little ballerina and her family.