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Theater and Dance

Berkeley Dance Project 2019 Celebrates UC’s Modern Dance Legacy

The UC Theater Dance and Performance Studies program turns 50, and Berkeley Dance Project, the department’s performing ensemble, offers a program of new works to honor 50 years.
February 21, 2019

A New Virago Theatre Rises

The relaunched troupe will continue to amplify marginalized voices.
February 12, 2019

‘Creditors’ Brings Intrigue to the Aurora Stage

Watch power shift and grow deadly in this three-character play.
January 25, 2019

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Brings Two Programs to Cal Performances

What different about this dance company is that that it commissions new work and welcome existing choreographies.
January 18, 2019

Berkeley Rep Premieres Paradise Square

The musical looks at Civil War-era strife in Manhattan.
December 27, 2018

Lustig’s Nutcracker Interpretation Among the Finest

The Oakland Symphony accompanies the Oakland Ballet dancing the holiday classic.
December 21, 2018

Ubuntu and Inferno Collaborate on a Famous Sufi Fable

The play is based on Iranian-American poet Sholeh Wolpé recently released and acclaimed new English translation of the poem and parable.
December 05, 2018

Diamano Coura West African Dance Performs Rites of Passage

The Oakland dance troupe spreads the power of dances and music from Guinea, Mali, Liberia, Senegal, Gambia, and the Ivory Coast.
November 23, 2018

'Everything Is Illuminated' Gets a West Coast Premiere at Aurora

Based on Jonathan Safran Foer’s book, the play features a Jewish-American writer searching in remote Ukraine for the woman who saved his grandfather’s life when the family shtetl in Poland was obliterated by the Nazis.
November 09, 2018

Luna Mexicana Honors the Dead

The Oakland Ballet Company observes Día de los Muertos with festive dance and music to remember deceased relatives and friends.
November 02, 2018