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January 2018

8x8x8

January 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Uptown, 1928 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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$8
Woman kicking the camera

Eight choreographers take the stage for 8x8x8 at The Uptown Nightclub to bring you an evening of wild and witty dances. This year's bold line-up features: MoToR/dance, Nol Simonse, Fog Beast, Molly & Aviva Rose-Williams, Inertia Dewitt | American Wonder Woman, defDances | dana e. fitchett, detour dance and Bandelion. 21+ show with ID, tickets available only at the door. Thu, Jan 25, 8pm, $8. Photo by Terrence Duffy

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Peking Acrobats

January 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Zellerbach Hall, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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$30 - $68
Acrobatic troup

Peking Acrobats combines the deep tradition and rigorous training of ancient folk arts with the sleek theatricality and technical savvy of the 21st century. Accompanied by live music on Chinese instruments, the acrobats perform their aerial routines, juggling, tumbling, somersaults, and gymnastics, plus stunts like trick cycling and the human pyramid. Sat, Jan 27, 2 & 8pm; Sun, Jan 28, 3pm, $30-68. Photo by Tom Meinhold.

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Lebanese Simon Gala Show

January 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Humanist Hall, 390 27th St
Oakland, CA 94618 United States
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$20 - $25
Middle Eastern dancer kneeling

Gala show will include a full lineup of guest dancers including local performers and out of town guests like Lebanese Simon. Yalla! Sat, Jan 27, 6:30pm, $20-25. Photo by Tsombos Photography.

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Peking Acrobats

January 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on January 27, 2018 at 8:00pm

Zellerbach Hall, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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$30 - $68
Acrobatic troup

Peking Acrobats combines the deep tradition and rigorous training of ancient folk arts with the sleek theatricality and technical savvy of the 21st century. Accompanied by live music on Chinese instruments, the acrobats perform their aerial routines, juggling, tumbling, somersaults, and gymnastics, plus stunts like trick cycling and the human pyramid. Sat, Jan 27, 2 & 8pm; Sun, Jan 28, 3pm, $30-68. Photo by Tom Meinhold.

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Peking Acrobats

January 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on January 28, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on January 27, 2018 at 8:00pm

Zellerbach Hall, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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$30 - $68
Acrobatic troup

Peking Acrobats combines the deep tradition and rigorous training of ancient folk arts with the sleek theatricality and technical savvy of the 21st century. Accompanied by live music on Chinese instruments, the acrobats perform their aerial routines, juggling, tumbling, somersaults, and gymnastics, plus stunts like trick cycling and the human pyramid. Sat, Jan 27, 2 & 8pm; Sun, Jan 28, 3pm, $30-68. Photo by Tom Meinhold.

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Musicians from Marlboro

January 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hertz Hall, 101 Cross-Sproul Path
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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$56
Three different musicians

Clarinetist Anthony McGill joins four young string players of the Musicians from Marlboro touring program in a concert of chamber works. With McGill, who is principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic, the ensemble plays Penderecki's lean quartet as well as Brahms' ingenious late quintet. Beethoven/String Trio No. 5 in C minor, Op. 9, No. 3. Penderecki/Quartet for Clarinet and String Trio. Brahms/Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115. Sun, Jan 28, 3pm, $56. Photo by Allen Cohen.

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Move What’s Real! An improv antidote for heart and soul

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Western Sky Studio, 2525 Eighth ST, #14
Berkeley, CA 94710 United States
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$10 - $20
Dancers of all ages leaning against a wall

An evening of lively, contemplative, passionate, fully improvised movement theater! A Body Tales informal performance/sharing with the Berkeley BT women's groups, led by Olivia Corson. Body Tales integrates movement, voice and personal storytelling. No reservations needed, material is not tailored for children, studio is wheelchair-accessible. Suggested donation $10-$20, no one turned away for lack of funds. Wed, Jan 31, 7pm, $10-20. Photo by Olivia Corson.

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February 2018

Diablo Ballet February Program | Harmonious Beauty

February 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Del Valle Theatre, 1963 Tice Valley Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA 94595 United States
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$47
Pointe dancer in blue performing an arch

The romantic Ballroom Pas de Deux from A Cinderella Story by Val Caniparoli, set to the music of Richard Rodgers. And Here We Are, an exciting world premiere by former Netherlands Dans Theatre ballerina Danielle Rowe. The exotic Milieu by award-winning San Francisco choreographer Robert Dekkers, set to a live music with a commissioned score by Daniel Berkman. The award winning short film Libera, featuring the Diablo Ballet dancers. Fri-Sat, Feb 2-3, 8pm; Sat, Feb 3, 2pm, $47. Photo by Aris Bernales.

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House/Full of blackwomen Episode: passing/through/the great middle

February 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 3, 2018 at 8:00pm

EastSide Cultural Center, 277 International Blvd
Oakland, CA 94606 United States
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$25
Performer showing blue hands to the viewer while looking up

House/Full of blackwomen is a performance that addresses the displacement, well-being and sex-trafficking of black women and girls in Oakland CA, performed as a series of Episodes in public spaces throughout Oakland throughout Oakland until…this is Episode 12. Fri-Sat, Feb 2-3, 8pm, $25. Photo by Robbie Sweeny.

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Diablo Ballet February Program | Harmonious Beauty

February 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on February 3, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on February 3, 2018 at 2:00pm

Del Valle Theatre, 1963 Tice Valley Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA 94595 United States
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$47
Pointe dancer in blue performing an arch

The romantic Ballroom Pas de Deux from A Cinderella Story by Val Caniparoli, set to the music of Richard Rodgers. And Here We Are, an exciting world premiere by former Netherlands Dans Theatre ballerina Danielle Rowe. The exotic Milieu by award-winning San Francisco choreographer Robert Dekkers, set to a live music with a commissioned score by Daniel Berkman. The award winning short film Libera, featuring the Diablo Ballet dancers. Fri-Sat, Feb 2-3, 8pm; Sat, Feb 3, 2pm, $47. Photo by Aris Bernales.

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Diablo Ballet February Program | Harmonious Beauty

February 3 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 3, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on February 3, 2018 at 2:00pm

Del Valle Theatre, 1963 Tice Valley Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA 94595 United States
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$47
Pointe dancer in blue performing an arch

The romantic Ballroom Pas de Deux from A Cinderella Story by Val Caniparoli, set to the music of Richard Rodgers. And Here We Are, an exciting world premiere by former Netherlands Dans Theatre ballerina Danielle Rowe. The exotic Milieu by award-winning San Francisco choreographer Robert Dekkers, set to a live music with a commissioned score by Daniel Berkman. The award winning short film Libera, featuring the Diablo Ballet dancers. Fri-Sat, Feb 2-3, 8pm; Sat, Feb 3, 2pm, $47. Photo by Aris Bernales.

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House/Full of blackwomen Episode: passing/through/the great middle

February 3 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 3, 2018 at 8:00pm

EastSide Cultural Center, 277 International Blvd
Oakland, CA 94606 United States
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$25
Performer showing blue hands to the viewer while looking up

House/Full of blackwomen is a performance that addresses the displacement, well-being and sex-trafficking of black women and girls in Oakland CA, performed as a series of Episodes in public spaces throughout Oakland throughout Oakland until…this is Episode 12. Fri-Sat, Feb 2-3, 8pm, $25. Photo by Robbie Sweeny.

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Circa: Il Ritorno

February 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on February 4, 2018 at 3:00pm

Zellerbach Hall, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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$30 - $68
Three dancers hanging from a pole

Juxtaposing circus arts with the glorious music of Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria, Monteverdi's 17th-century opera about Ulysses' homecoming, the Australian troupe Circa tells a timeless story of loss and displacement in its latest production, Il Ritorno. Six masterful acrobats join four chamber musicians and two singers in a stark staging that powerfully unites music with movement. Sat, Feb 3, 8pm; Sun, Feb 4, 3pm, $30-68. https://vimeo.com/167817308 Photo by Tristam Kenton. 

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Circa: Il Ritorno

February 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 4, 2018 at 3:00pm

Zellerbach Hall, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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$30 - $68
Three dancers hanging from a pole

Juxtaposing circus arts with the glorious music of Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria, Monteverdi's 17th-century opera about Ulysses' homecoming, the Australian troupe Circa tells a timeless story of loss and displacement in its latest production, Il Ritorno. Six masterful acrobats join four chamber musicians and two singers in a stark staging that powerfully unites music with movement. Sat, Feb 3, 8pm; Sun, Feb 4, 3pm, $30-68. https://vimeo.com/167817308 Photo by Tristam Kenton. 

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Spectrum Dance Theater: A Rap on Race

February 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on February 10, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on February 10, 2018 at 2:00pm

Zellerbach Hall, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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$54
Performer in back attitude

Donald Byrd and playwright Anna Deavere Smith collaborate in a new dance-theater work performed by Byrd's acclaimed Spectrum Dance Theater. A Rap on Race, combines text with movement and music to communicate the complexities of talking about race, at a time when that conversation is as necessary as ever. Fri-Sat, Feb 9-10, 8pm; Sat, Feb 10, 2pm, $54. Photo courtesy of artist.

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Spectrum Dance Theater: A Rap on Race

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on February 10, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on February 10, 2018 at 2:00pm

Zellerbach Hall, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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$54
Performer in back attitude

Donald Byrd and playwright Anna Deavere Smith collaborate in a new dance-theater work performed by Byrd's acclaimed Spectrum Dance Theater. A Rap on Race, combines text with movement and music to communicate the complexities of talking about race, at a time when that conversation is as necessary as ever. Fri-Sat, Feb 9-10, 8pm; Sat, Feb 10, 2pm, $54. Photo courtesy of artist.

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On Beauty

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on February 9, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on February 10, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on February 11, 2018 at 7:30pm

David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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$15 - $35
Dancer with one leg in air dancing in front of a big photograph of a cougar

Nancy Karp + Dancers is premiering On Beauty, the new work created and performed at the David Brower Center, in downtown Berkeley. Inspired by the Brower Centers current exhibition, Douglas R. Tompkins: On Beauty, which celebrates the life and work of the late conservationist Doug Tompkins, the dance company will present a new site-specific performance work. Fri, Feb 9, 8pm; Sat-Sun, Feb 10-11, 6pm & 7:30, $15-35. https://vimeo.com/243400493 Photo by John Hefti.

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On Beauty

February 10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on February 11, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on February 9, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on February 10, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on February 11, 2018 at 7:30pm

David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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$15 - $35
Dancer with one leg in air dancing in front of a big photograph of a cougar

Nancy Karp + Dancers is premiering On Beauty, the new work created and performed at the David Brower Center, in downtown Berkeley. Inspired by the Brower Centers current exhibition, Douglas R. Tompkins: On Beauty, which celebrates the life and work of the late conservationist Doug Tompkins, the dance company will present a new site-specific performance work. Fri, Feb 9, 8pm; Sat-Sun, Feb 10-11, 6pm & 7:30, $15-35. https://vimeo.com/243400493 Photo by John Hefti.

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Spectrum Dance Theater: A Rap on Race

February 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on February 10, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on February 10, 2018 at 2:00pm

Zellerbach Hall, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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$54
Performer in back attitude

Donald Byrd and playwright Anna Deavere Smith collaborate in a new dance-theater work performed by Byrd's acclaimed Spectrum Dance Theater. A Rap on Race, combines text with movement and music to communicate the complexities of talking about race, at a time when that conversation is as necessary as ever. Fri-Sat, Feb 9-10, 8pm; Sat, Feb 10, 2pm, $54. Photo courtesy of artist.

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On Beauty

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on February 11, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on February 9, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on February 10, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on February 11, 2018 at 7:30pm

David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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$15 - $35
Dancer with one leg in air dancing in front of a big photograph of a cougar

Nancy Karp + Dancers is premiering On Beauty, the new work created and performed at the David Brower Center, in downtown Berkeley. Inspired by the Brower Centers current exhibition, Douglas R. Tompkins: On Beauty, which celebrates the life and work of the late conservationist Doug Tompkins, the dance company will present a new site-specific performance work. Fri, Feb 9, 8pm; Sat-Sun, Feb 10-11, 6pm & 7:30, $15-35. https://vimeo.com/243400493 Photo by John Hefti.

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On Beauty

February 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on February 9, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on February 10, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on February 11, 2018 at 7:30pm

David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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$15 - $35
Dancer with one leg in air dancing in front of a big photograph of a cougar

Nancy Karp + Dancers is premiering On Beauty, the new work created and performed at the David Brower Center, in downtown Berkeley. Inspired by the Brower Centers current exhibition, Douglas R. Tompkins: On Beauty, which celebrates the life and work of the late conservationist Doug Tompkins, the dance company will present a new site-specific performance work. Fri, Feb 9, 8pm; Sat-Sun, Feb 10-11, 6pm & 7:30, $15-35. https://vimeo.com/243400493 Photo by John Hefti.

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Berkeley Dance Project 2018

February 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Zellerbach Playhouse, 101 Zellerbach Hall # 4800
Berkeley, 94720-4800 United States
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$13 - $20

UC Berkeley Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies presents Berkeley Dance Project 2018, featuring works by Bay Area choreographers Katie Faulkner and James Graham, and by TDPS students Madeline Aragon and Hillary Tang. Faulkner uses multimedia to explore the experiences of an all-female cast related to the physical stages of womanhood, while Graham questions gender, sexuality, and self-identity – how we are seen in the world. Thu-Sat, Feb 15-17 & 22-24, 8pm, $13-20.  

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Shabbat Art-In

February 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on June 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

Cal State University East Bay Dance Studio, PE 140, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94542 United States
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Free

Experimental performance events that weave together dance, music, theater, bodywork, napping, projections, community gathering, play, inquiry, discussion, meditation, healing, jam session, Shabbat service, choose-your-own-adventure, psychedelic journeys, hanging out, and whatever inspirations you bring! One Friday each month. Performances by Bandelion, CSUEB DanceSing Drum Company and guests. Let us know if you'd like to share some of your work. Fridays, Fall 2017-Summer 2018, 6:30p, FREE. Fridays Dec 15, 2017 Jan 19, 2018 Feb 16, 2018 Mar 16, 2018 Apr 20, 2018…

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Counting Sheep: A Guerrilla Folk Opera

February 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Oakland Metro Operahouse, 522 2nd St.
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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$58
Person in mask using a microphone

Lemon Bucket Orkestra, leads a rousing call to arms in the immersive and interactive Ukrainian folk-opera, Counting Sheep. Sung in traditional Ukrainian polyphony and bolstered by first-hand video footage from the streets of Kiev, the production invites audience members to dance, sing, and eat—and hurl foam bricks, dodge men with guns, witness violence, and join in the rituals of public mourning—as part of an emotionally gripping remembrance of the 2014 Maidan Revolution in Ukraine. Fri-Sat, Feb 16-17, 8pm; Sat, Feb 17,…

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Berkeley Dance Project 2018

February 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 22, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on February 23, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on February 24, 2018 at 8:00pm

Zellerbach Playhouse, 101 Zellerbach Hall # 4800
Berkeley, 94720-4800 United States
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$13 - $20

UC Berkeley Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies presents Berkeley Dance Project 2018, featuring works by Bay Area choreographers Katie Faulkner and James Graham, and by TDPS students Madeline Aragon and Hillary Tang. Faulkner uses multimedia to explore the experiences of an all-female cast related to the physical stages of womanhood, while Graham questions gender, sexuality, and self-identity – how we are seen in the world. Thu-Sat, Feb 15-17 & 22-24, 8pm, $13-20.  

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