Calendar - 1996-2011


February 5th & 6th, 2011 - Performance in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Dance Arts - Dance Teachers Gone Wild at Center Stage Theater performance.
February 25th & February 26th, 2011 - Performance in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Dance Alliance's "Kinesis Concert."  We premiered a new group work as a part of our educational outreach program.  Misa set a work on 11 Santa Barbara City College Students!  Wonderful new piece of choreography called "Flint."  This was the 8th year SonneBlauma had a work on this awesome group show. 
March 19th, 2011 - Performance in Santa Barbara 
Another NECTAR installation!  Company member Weslie Ching and Misa Kelly performed "Under No Certain Circumstances"
May - Performance in Venice, CA
May 2nd, 2011
MAX 10 @ the Electric Lodge in Venice Beach
June - SB-ADaPT Festival Activity
June 8th-25th, 2011
SB-ADaPT Festival!
Over 50 companies and independent artists from 5 countries and 23 different cities engage in over 20 events in eight different venues occurring between June 8th and June 25th!
September - Performance in Venice, CA
September 17th &18th, 2011
MixMatch Festival
September 17th @ 8:00 pm and September 18th @ 2:00 pm
The Miles Memorial Playhouse
Santa Monica, CA
MORE INFO: MixMatch Festival

2009 - 2008 SonneBlauma Events

& 2006 Overview

2007 & 2006  SonneBlauma Events

Definition of SonneBlauma . . .

Verb (used with object)
1. to ignite with inspiration: Their performance SonneBlaumaed the audience. Her choreography SonneBlaumaed her dancers.

Verb (used without object)

1. to breath it in and breath it out


1. a number of passionate artists collaborating in joint action to make a difference in the world by harnessing their life work to create, perform & teach.
2. an assemblage of persons that use the name SonneBlauma to denote fostering the artistic experiences of a lifetime by creating and performing profound, razor-sharp & riveting work.
3. an international 501 (c) 3 entity based in Santa Barbara, CA founded by Misa Kelly in 1996.

origin: bef. 1996. Cathartic series of episodes in Ticinio Switzerland and surrounding valleys with Scuola Dimitri as the container. See sunflower.

Ingenious, quixotic, vivid, whimsical, wild, charming, seasoned, dramatic, emotional, daring, poetic, sensitive, exciting, innovative, metaphorical, mythical, magical.Latest Review!