<< Week of March 21 >>

Sunday, March 15, 2020

TDPS presents The Arsonists by Max Frisch

Performing Arts - Theater | March 12 – 15, 2020 every day |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Patrick Russell

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

In a nameless town. At an unknown time. A community is on edge as arsonists wreak havoc in the night, going door to door, setting homes ablaze. When the self-assured businessman Biedermann finds himself with the arsonists on his doorstep, will he be prepared for their cunning and coercive tactics?

$10–15

  Buy tickets online

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Performing Arts - Dance | March 15 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

The ever-popular Les Ballets Trockadero, which made its Berkeley debut in 1976, returns to Berkeley for more savagely funny satire married with seriously stunning ballet. Statuesque, glamorous male dancers in the iconic, fictional roles of prima ballerinas, the “Trocks” are an internationally adored cultural phenomenon and have performed their sophisticated form of ballet parody, en travesti, for...   More >

$38-98 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo perform Saturday–Sunday, March 14–15, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall.

Dorrance Dance: SOUNDspace

Performing Arts - Dance | March 15 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

With 13 tap dancers and one acoustic bass player, Michelle Dorrance’s SOUNDspace strips tap dance down to its most raw basics—movement as pure music. Without the trappings of ornate set pieces or flashy costumes, the award-winning choreographer and her expert company, along with musician Gregory Richardson, explore the unique setting and acoustics of Zellerbach Playhouse in a collective...   More >

$68 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Dorrance Dance performs SOUNDspace Friday–Sunday, March 13–15, 2020 in Zellerbach Playhouse.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Earl Howard

Performing Arts - Music | March 17 | 8-10 p.m. |  McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)

 CNMAT

Earl Howard is a composer, performer and improviser on saxophones and electronics. His method of creating orchestrated sounds with electronics and processing live improvisation creates unique, densely layered textures. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship to create “Superstrings” (2011), a Regents Fellowship at UCSD, three NYFA Fellowships, as well as Harvard's Fromm Foundation Commission. His CDs...   More >

$10 General, $5 Students and seniors

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Noon Concert Series: Flute and Piano

Performing Arts - Music | March 18 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Ginevra Petrucci, flute
Jory Vinikour, piano

Since 1953 the Noon Concert Series has featured a variety of performance from Music students, faculty, and guest musicians.

11:55 - Doors Open
12:15 - Start

FREE admission

Friday, March 20, 2020

The Summit: The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6

Performing Arts - Music | March 20 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

With 10 voices and 20 Grammy Awards between them, the Manhattan Transfer and male gospel ensemble Take 6 come together for a program that features the groups singing separately and together—both a cappella and backed by a live band. The program includes favorites like “Operator,” “Birdland,” “Boy From New York City,” and “Route 66,” plus music by Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder, songs from the...   More >

$36–$96 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6 performs The Summit Friday, March 20, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall.

CNMAT Users Group (CUG) presents: Splinter Reeds

Performing Arts - Music | March 20 | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Center for New Music & Audio Technologies

Splinter Reeds is the West Coast's first reed quintet, comprising five innovative musicians with a shared passion for new music. The ensemble is committed to presenting top tier performances of today’s best contemporary composition, showcasing the vast possibilities of the reed quintet, commissioning new works, and collaborating with fellow musicians and artists.

$10 General, $5 Students and seniors