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Cal Performances Hosts Alvin Ailey Dancers for 2019

Returning April 9-14 for its annual residency that began over 50 years ago in 1968, the venerable dance company brings three Bay Area premieres and some returning favorites to Zellerbach.
April 8, 2019

Dimensions Dance Theater Reveals Two World Premieres

The April program, We Have Ourselves, features two world premieres with different perspectives, one by Latanya Tigner, a Dimensions member since 1986, and Erik Lee, who joined the company in 2011.
April 5, 2019

East Bay Costume Designers Talk Shop

Maggie Whitaker, Christine Crook, Ruby Vixen, and Wendy Sparks turn costumes into couture, propelling productions to new heights with their sewing and design skills.
March 28, 2019

Auro’s ‘Actually’ Explores Sexual Misconduct

Making its Bay Area premiere on Aurora Theatre Company’s second stage, Anna Ziegler’s drama Actually promises to be a much more nuanced and thorny examination of the gray areas of sexual misconduct.
March 8, 2019

‘Reversible’ by 7 Fingers Builds Intergenerational Bridges

Montreal’s award-winning, contemporary circus troupe plays Berkeley with a tale of reflection, beauty, and hope.
February 22, 2019

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