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Welcome to the Center Stage Theater Blog!

This is our new blog! A place to learn what’s coming up at Center Stage, learn more about the groups performing here and other fun stuff.

During these challenging times, this blog keeps us connected, keeps you up to date, and helps us navigate this ever-changing new world together.

Following the Digital Arts Festival Link in the corner to see the beginning of the Festival from the Spring and Summer of 2020. We began by featuring the work of different artists, including an interview with each. Get to know some of Santa Barbara’s most talented artists, as well as some friends from beyond.

The Digital Arts Festival continues. Now that we are able to return to the theater, at least to create videos, we have begun creating videos that can be accessed through our main website. We will continue to evolve and create and share until the theater is back and fully opened. Be sure to follow along with our adventures.

“Art speaks where words are unable to explain.” 

What’s Up These Days at Center Stage?

On March 12 we held a community meeting with some of our renters to offer an update on what’s new at the theater. Introducing them to our COVID protocols, showing off some fun new equipment and instroducing our new staff members. Technical Director Antonio Cruz Ventura, and Kai Kogo our COVID Compliance Officer, who also offers expertise in video editing and livestreaming.

If you would like to hear what we talked about, you can watch the video HERE.

Or take a look at the powerpoint presentation HERE.

If you would like to see a demonstration of our newest addition, some fun moving lights you can view some video demonstrations that Antonio and Kai put together: ANTONIO VIDEO KAI VIDEO

The state of California is offering a grant oppotunity for Arts & Culture Nonprofits, and Small Business Grants if you are not a 501(c)3. The Arts & Culture program in open for application March 16 – 23.

Learn more about the Arts & Culture programs HERE, and about webinars to learn more HERE.

The next round of the Small Business Grant runs March 25 – 31, and you can learn more HERE.

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Come back to this blog to see what’s new at the theater!