Event Series Dorrance Dance

Dorrance Dance

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA, United States

In her tap dance work SOUNDspace—a stripped-down production free of ornate sets and glitzy costumes—, acclaimed choreographer Michelle Dorrance shows how powerfully movement and music are entwined in the bodies of expert dancers. Featuring 12 dancers and a lone acoustic bassist, Dorrance and her company focus the viewer’s attention with a sense of drama and […]

$78
Event Series Dorrance Dance

Dorrance Dance

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA, United States

In her tap dance work SOUNDspace—a stripped-down production free of ornate sets and glitzy costumes—, acclaimed choreographer Michelle Dorrance shows how powerfully movement and music are entwined in the bodies of expert dancers. Featuring 12 dancers and a lone acoustic bassist, Dorrance and her company focus the viewer’s attention with a sense of drama and […]

$78
Event Series Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA, United States

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has been performing annually in Berkeley for more than half a century—appearing at Zellerbach Hall more than any other place in the world outside of New York City. Following its video performance for Cal Performances at Home this June, the Ailey dancers return—in person again after two long years—as […]

$42 – $150
Event Series Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA, United States

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has been performing annually in Berkeley for more than half a century—appearing at Zellerbach Hall more than any other place in the world outside of New York City. Following its video performance for Cal Performances at Home this June, the Ailey dancers return—in person again after two long years—as […]

$42 – $150
Event Series Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA, United States

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has been performing annually in Berkeley for more than half a century—appearing at Zellerbach Hall more than any other place in the world outside of New York City. Following its video performance for Cal Performances at Home this June, the Ailey dancers return—in person again after two long years—as […]

$42 – $150

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA, United States

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has been performing annually in Berkeley for more than half a century—appearing at Zellerbach Hall more than any other place in the world outside of New York City. Following its video performance for Cal Performances at Home this June, the Ailey dancers return—in person again after two long years—as […]

$42 – $150

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA, United States

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has been performing annually in Berkeley for more than half a century—appearing at Zellerbach Hall more than any other place in the world outside of New York City. Following its video performance for Cal Performances at Home this June, the Ailey dancers return—in person again after two long years—as […]

$42 – $150

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA, United States

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has been performing annually in Berkeley for more than half a century—appearing at Zellerbach Hall more than any other place in the world outside of New York City. Following its video performance for Cal Performances at Home this June, the Ailey dancers return—in person again after two long years—as […]

$42 – $150

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA, United States

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has been performing annually in Berkeley for more than half a century—appearing at Zellerbach Hall more than any other place in the world outside of New York City. Following its video performance for Cal Performances at Home this June, the Ailey dancers return—in person again after two long years—as […]

$42 – $150

Cal Performances: Miami City Ballet: George Balanchine’s Jewels

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA, United States

A favorite in the Balanchine canon, George Balanchine’s Jewels is a triptych of dances evoking French (“Emeralds”), American (“Rubies”), and Russian (“Diamonds”) ballet traditions, inspired by the choreographer’s visit to the jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels. Miami City Ballet returns for the first time in more than a decade to perform his seminal ballet, danced […]

$42 – $148

Cal Performances: Miami City Ballet: George Balanchine’s Jewels

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA, United States

A favorite in the Balanchine canon, George Balanchine’s Jewels is a triptych of dances evoking French (“Emeralds”), American (“Rubies”), and Russian (“Diamonds”) ballet traditions, inspired by the choreographer’s visit to the jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels. Miami City Ballet returns for the first time in more than a decade to perform his seminal ballet, danced […]

$42 – $148
Event Series Cal Performances: Miami City Ballet: George Balanchine’s Jewels

Cal Performances: Miami City Ballet: George Balanchine’s Jewels

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA, United States

A favorite in the Balanchine canon, George Balanchine’s Jewels is a triptych of dances evoking French (“Emeralds”), American (“Rubies”), and Russian (“Diamonds”) ballet traditions, inspired by the choreographer’s visit to the jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels. Miami City Ballet returns for the first time in more than a decade to perform his seminal ballet, danced […]

$42 – $148

Event Series Camille A. Brown & Dancers: ink

Camille A. Brown & Dancers: ink

Zellerbach Playhouse 101 Zellerbach Hall # 4800, Berkeley, United States

The New York-based choreographer, dancer, and director comes to Cal Performances with ink. Featuring Brown herself, her company of six dancers performs a series of duets and solos that weave together elements of African-American social dance, African, tap, jazz, and modern dance, and hip-hop movement, accompanied by percussion-driven original music performed live by a quartet. […]

$68
Event Series Camille A. Brown & Dancers: ink

Camille A. Brown & Dancers: ink

Zellerbach Playhouse 101 Zellerbach Hall # 4800, Berkeley, United States

The New York-based choreographer, dancer, and director comes to Cal Performances with ink. Featuring Brown herself, her company of six dancers performs a series of duets and solos that weave together elements of African-American social dance, African, tap, jazz, and modern dance, and hip-hop movement, accompanied by percussion-driven original music performed live by a quartet. […]

$68
Event Series Camille A. Brown & Dancers: ink

Camille A. Brown & Dancers: ink

Zellerbach Playhouse 101 Zellerbach Hall # 4800, Berkeley, United States

The New York-based choreographer, dancer, and director comes to Cal Performances with ink. Featuring Brown herself, her company of six dancers performs a series of duets and solos that weave together elements of African-American social dance, African, tap, jazz, and modern dance, and hip-hop movement, accompanied by percussion-driven original music performed live by a quartet. […]

$68

Event Series Mark Morris Dance Group: The Look of Love

Mark Morris Dance Group: The Look of Love

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA, United States

Following the success of his Beatles tribute production Pepperland, Mark Morris teams up again with musical collaborator Ethan Iverson for The Look of Love, an homage to the songs of Burt Bacharach. Bacharach is known for his melodies embedded in orchestrations influenced by jazz, rock, and Brazilian music, his longtime lyricist Hal David providing lyrics. […]

$36 – $135
Event Series Mark Morris Dance Group: The Look of Love

Mark Morris Dance Group: The Look of Love

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA, United States

Following the success of his Beatles tribute production Pepperland, Mark Morris teams up again with musical collaborator Ethan Iverson for The Look of Love, an homage to the songs of Burt Bacharach. Bacharach is known for his melodies embedded in orchestrations influenced by jazz, rock, and Brazilian music, his longtime lyricist Hal David providing lyrics. […]

$36 – $135
Event Series Mark Morris Dance Group: The Look of Love

Mark Morris Dance Group: The Look of Love

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA, United States

Following the success of his Beatles tribute production Pepperland, Mark Morris teams up again with musical collaborator Ethan Iverson for The Look of Love, an homage to the songs of Burt Bacharach. Bacharach is known for his melodies embedded in orchestrations influenced by jazz, rock, and Brazilian music, his longtime lyricist Hal David providing lyrics. […]

$36 – $135

Step Afrika!

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA, United States

Drums were once outlawed among enslaved Africans in the American South as a way of curtailing communication, connection, and culture. But rhythm was preserved and transmitted through body percussion: juba, hambone, tap dance, and stepping. The dancers of Washington DC’s celebrated Step Afrika! troupe continue and extend a long tradition of stepping—song and dance rituals […]

$36 – $78

Cal Performances: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA, United States

Continuing a tradition that dates to the late 1960s, the Ailey dancers return for the company’s annual campus residency. Robert Battle, who recently celebrated 10 years as artistic director, has doubled down during his tenure on the ensembles’ values: artistic excellence, innovation, and profound cultural relevance. Recent works by innovators like Rennie Harris and Jamar […]

$42 – $150

Event Series Urban Bush Women: Hair & Other Stories

Urban Bush Women: Hair & Other Stories

Zellerbach Playhouse 101 Zellerbach Hall # 4800, Berkeley, United States

The Brooklyn-based performance ensemble Urban Bush Women visits for the Bay Area premiere of Hair & Other Stories, a full-length dance-theater work exploring race, identity, and concepts of beauty through the lens of Black women’s hair. Inspired by founder and 2021 MacArthur Fellow Jawole Willa Jo Zollar’s HairStories (2001), the participatory performance is a work […]

$72
Event Series Urban Bush Women: Hair & Other Stories

Urban Bush Women: Hair & Other Stories

Zellerbach Playhouse 101 Zellerbach Hall # 4800, Berkeley, United States

The Brooklyn-based performance ensemble Urban Bush Women visits for the Bay Area premiere of Hair & Other Stories, a full-length dance-theater work exploring race, identity, and concepts of beauty through the lens of Black women’s hair. Inspired by founder and 2021 MacArthur Fellow Jawole Willa Jo Zollar’s HairStories (2001), the participatory performance is a work […]

$72
Event Series Urban Bush Women: Hair & Other Stories

Urban Bush Women: Hair & Other Stories

Zellerbach Playhouse 101 Zellerbach Hall # 4800, Berkeley, United States

The Brooklyn-based performance ensemble Urban Bush Women visits for the Bay Area premiere of Hair & Other Stories, a full-length dance-theater work exploring race, identity, and concepts of beauty through the lens of Black women’s hair. Inspired by founder and 2021 MacArthur Fellow Jawole Willa Jo Zollar’s HairStories (2001), the participatory performance is a work […]

$72

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo: Cal Performances

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA, United States

Celebrating its landmark 50th-anniversary season, the all-male drag ballet company is skewering the old warhorses of classical dance and inviting audiences to rediscover both obscure and beloved scenes from classic repertoire. Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo were groundbreaking at their founding in 1974, and their irreverent, deeply informed romps through the dance world continue […]

$42 – $109

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo: Cal Performances

Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA, United States

Celebrating its landmark 50th-anniversary season, the all-male drag ballet company is skewering the old warhorses of classical dance and inviting audiences to rediscover both obscure and beloved scenes from classic repertoire. Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo were groundbreaking at their founding in 1974, and their irreverent, deeply informed romps through the dance world continue […]

$42 – $109