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Theater and Dance

Shotgun Players Revive ‘Vinegar Tom’

This Caryl Churchill play is about 17th-century witch trials.
December 4, 2019

Ballet Afsaneh Dances Central Asian Traditions

Ballet Afsaneh focuses its artistic practices on traditional classical and folk repertory from Central Asia.
December 3, 2019

Hindu Epic Becomes Solo Show

Oakland’s Ubuntu Theater Project unveils a new stage version of The Mahabharata that is a much more pared down, intimate affair than the original.
November 8, 2019

Diablo Ballet Dance Swings Into the Season

Diablo Ballet’s A Swingin’ Holiday & More has become a much-welcomed part of the East Bay holiday offerings.
November 8, 2019

Sarah Bush Dance Projects Ask You to Suspend Your Disbelief

Sarah Bush explores what happens to material she develops outside that she then brings indoors for performance.
October 22, 2019

Berkeley Rep’s Johanna Pfaelzer Does It Her Way

The new artistic director of Berkeley Rep brings a commitment to new work and a diversity of voices and cultural experiences.
October 3, 2019

Dohee Lee Brings an Art Installation to Peralta Hacienda Park

Korean-born Dohee Lee, the highly trained dancer and musician steeped in Korean Shamanism, oversees the music, dance, storytelling, food, movement, art, and local performance ensembles in the park.
October 2, 2019

Lorri Holt Revives Her One-Woman Show on Sylvia Plath

The longtime actor and Berkeley resident turns on a dime in Who Killed Sylvia Plath, her 70-minute show at The Marsh in Berkeley.
September 12, 2019

Cindy Heen Launches a New Dance Festival

After founding Emergence Dance Company last year, Cindy Heen is staging an Emergence Dance Festival this month at the Sawtooth.
August 22, 2019

A Cure For Two Left Feet

Where to get started learning and practicing Latin dance, including salsa, bachata, merengue, and more.
August 14, 2019