Work in Progress & soSLOW ’22 on Oct 6

Songwriter’s Workshop on Oct 2

Shawn Jones & RJ Mischo

Blues

Friday, Sept 30 @ 7pm

$20

SHAWN JONES’ ability to combine undeniable guitar playing with heartfelt emotion, has earned him the slot as one of the most compelling new artists on today’s roots music scene.
RJ MISCHO is considered by critics and fans worldwide to be in the upper echelon of today’s great Harp players and singers.

Together, this is one formidable duo!

Namba Performing Arts Space

Namba Performing Arts Space is dedicated to nurturing and showcasing performing arts in our community. NAMBA provides an intimate space in which to collaborate, rehearse, educate and stage shows and cultural events.

 Founded in 2014, Namba Performing Arts Space, Inc. is a 501c3 organization. Please join us in supporting the arts in our community; sponsor a show, workshop or series; become a member; share your talent/culture or come to see a show. NAMBA looks forward to hosting you!

EVENT COVID REQUIREMENTS

As we return to theaters and live events, the well-being of our patrons, artists, staff members and community is paramount. Protocols for attending in-person events are developed in conjunction with evolving state, and local health guidelines. We appreciate your flexibility and understanding as these change frequently as COVID conditions evolve.

As of 2/16/2022 masks are required indoors if you are not vaccinated.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public space where people are present. By attending Namba Performing Arts Space, you expressly agree to comply with any and all rules and safety guidelines put in place by the event organizers, and voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19, waiving all claims and potential claims against the event organizers, and their affiliated companies relating to such risks.

Express yourself! Enroll in a class today

Improv with Gary Best

Mondays from 7 to 8:30pm
Monday night improv class is meeting again at Namba. The class is for all ages and levels of experience. The class is taught by the director of the Ventura Improv Company, Gary Best. Whether or not you aspire to perform onstage, improvising has been proven to stimulate creativity and spontaneity. The class starts at 7 and ends about 8:30.

Zena Rommett Floor-Barre Warm-Up

Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6pm
Warm-Up to ballet with Floor-Barre®
The Mission of the Zena Rommett Floor-Barre Foundation is “to preserve and promote the highly regarded Floor-Barre® Technique for dancers, athletes, the injured, elderly and everyone desiring the alignment and strengthening health benefits of this gentle, yet highly effective Technique.”

Beginning Ballet with Colleen

Tuesdays from 6 to 7pm
Have you always wanted to take a ballet class? Do you want to brush up on the basics? This is the class for you!!!

Flamenco with Wendy Castellanos

Wednesdays from 5 to 8pm
3 levels of Flamenco every Wednesday night:

5-6 pm — Youth
6-7 pm — Adults
7-8 pm — Int./Adv. Adults

Zena Rommett Floor-Barre Warm-Up

Sundays from 10:30am
Warm-Up to ballet with Floor-Barre®
The Mission of the Zena Rommett Floor-Barre Foundation is “to preserve and promote the highly regarded Floor-Barre® Technique for dancers, athletes, the injured, elderly and everyone desiring the alignment and strengthening health benefits of this gentle, yet highly effective Technique.”

Intermediate Ballet with Colleen

Sundays from 11:00 to 12:00 pm
This is an adult intermediate level ballet class.

Dance with Connor Casavan

Tuesdays from 7 to 8:30pm

Let’s Get Physical!  This dance class incorporates Jazz, Modern and Contemporary dance for all levels.

Tap with Alice Mogg

Thursdays from 6:00 to 7:00 pm

Let’s tap, have fun and get a great workout!

This is an intermediate level class – brushing up basics and learning interesting rhythms and choreography.

Julia Campbell Namba shares the compelling back story of how NAMBA Performing Arts Space came to be, as a legacy project by and for her late husband, Ben Namba (1930-2020).

Like Julia, Ben was a generous & longtime supporter of the arts in Ventura, California and elsewhere.