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Old Theatre, Young Stars The Lobero Theatre that we sit in today was built in 1924. Jose Lobero’s original Opera House dates back to 1873. For more than 140 years, this theatre has been the cultural heart of Santa Barbara. Being the oldest continuously operating theatre in California does not mean that we dwell in the past. Quite the contrary. The Lobero is all about the future: future artists, future audiences, and ensuring that this theatre will be here to serve another seven generations of Santa Barbarans. This year we will be placing a special focus on the next generation of performers. The Lobero stage is this amazing place where you can see music legend David Crosby one day, and summer Rock Camp students six-months later; Mikhail Baryshikov on a Friday followed by the young ballerinas of Gustafson Dance on Saturday.

the-art sound and light equipment, and the knowledge that this is a place where stars have stood. We are excited to see student performances in the coming year from: s ,OCALELEMENTARYSCHOOLSTUDENTSSTUDYINGMUSIC with the Santa Barbara Vocal Jazz Foundation s 0ARTICIPANTSFROMTHREE*ENSENSSUMMER Rock Camp sessions s .EW.OISE-USIC&ESTIVALS"ATTLEOFTHE"ANDS featuring players 18 and younger s 3ANTA"ARBARA9OUTH%NSEMBLE4HEATRE s 'USTAFSON$ANCE s 3ANTA"ARBARA2EVELS

Every artist who treads these boards can feel how special this place is. Playing the Lobero stage is a unique experience. Young artists get the chance to perform in front of a live audience, and also beneďŹ t from a professional stage crew, state-of-

If you have a special memory of performing on the Lobero stage, please share it with us on your survey form. And if you believe that opportunities like these make the future brighter, please consider making a gift to the Lobero Theatre Foundation today. It means so much to those children whose dreams include a life enriched by the arts. Together we will make those dreams a reality.

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Backstage at the Lobero - Summer Supplement  

It's summertime at the Lobero Theatre, and the livin's easy... enjoy this mini-issue exploring the summer shows, new Lobero Youth programs,...

Backstage at the Lobero - Summer Supplement  

It's summertime at the Lobero Theatre, and the livin's easy... enjoy this mini-issue exploring the summer shows, new Lobero Youth programs,...