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Being Santa Barbara’s cultural heart doesn’t happen by accident. The Lobero Theatre Foundation staff are hard at work every day making sure this  theater remains the vibrant community resource we all know and love. Take a peek backstage, and see what’s happening.

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Ysabella Yturralde Earns 2021 Spirit of Fiesta Title as Old Spanish Days Gets New Life

2021 Spirit of Fiesta Auditions to be
Broadcast Live and Steamed Online
This Sat, April 17 at 3 PM, tune in for the live streamed Spirit of Fiesta Auditions (viewing details in the article) from our beautiful Lobero Theatre stage. Viva La Fiesta!


The Lobero Blog

Sometimes 280 characters isn’t enough. Enjoy a few more in-depth stories and photos of our fabulous foundation and supporters.


1938: Onstage on this Date

By Brett Hodges Death on the stage is as old as the history of theater.…

1931: Onstage on this Date

By Brett Hodges On February 23, 1931 a standing-room-only audience filled the Lobero to hear…

1982: Onstage on this Date

By Brett Hodges It must have seemed like a good idea at the time. Invite…