Upcoming Events

Thursday, January 24, 2019

TDPS Speaker Series | Directing and Patriarchy: Towards Theater of Empowerment

Lecture: Lectures & Special Events | January 24 | 4-5 p.m. | 44B Dwinelle Hall

 Éva Patkó, Theater Director, University Teacher, and Visiting Fulbright Scholar, University of Arts Târgu-Mureș, Romania

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Coming from an Eastern European theater tradition, Éva Patkó will present possible shifts from the Theater of Power towards the Theater of Empowerment.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Berkeley Dance Project 2019: the body remembers

Performing Arts - Dance: Main Stage Productions | February 21 – 23, 2019 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Joe Goode, Professor of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

 

Choreographers

Joe Goode, TDPS, Joe Goode Performance Group

Cherie Hill, IrieDance

Rulan Tangen, DANCING EARTH

Latanya Tigner, TDPS, Dimensions Dance Theater

Katie O'Connor, UC Berkeley

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of UC Berkeley’s dance program, Berkeley Dance Project 2019 will feature original works by professional Bay Area choreographers as well as a UC Berkeley student choreographer. Dance program co-founder and Professor Emerita Marni Wood will be here for a short residency, including a discussion as part of the TDPS Speaker Series on February 21.

 $13 online in advance or $15 at the door for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $18 online in advance or $20 at the door for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Friday, February 22, 2019

Berkeley Dance Project 2019: the body remembers

Performing Arts - Dance: Main Stage Productions | February 21 – 23, 2019 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Joe Goode, Professor of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

 

Choreographers

Joe Goode, TDPS, Joe Goode Performance Group

Cherie Hill, IrieDance

Rulan Tangen, DANCING EARTH

Latanya Tigner, TDPS, Dimensions Dance Theater

Katie O'Connor, UC Berkeley

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of UC Berkeley’s dance program, Berkeley Dance Project 2019 will feature original works by professional Bay Area choreographers as well as a UC Berkeley student choreographer. Dance program co-founder and Professor Emerita Marni Wood will be here for a short residency, including a discussion as part of the TDPS Speaker Series on February 21.

 $13 online in advance or $15 at the door for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $18 online in advance or $20 at the door for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Berkeley Dance Project 2019: the body remembers

Performing Arts - Dance: Main Stage Productions | February 21 – 23, 2019 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Joe Goode, Professor of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

 

Choreographers

Joe Goode, TDPS, Joe Goode Performance Group

Cherie Hill, IrieDance

Rulan Tangen, DANCING EARTH

Latanya Tigner, TDPS, Dimensions Dance Theater

Katie O'Connor, UC Berkeley

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of UC Berkeley’s dance program, Berkeley Dance Project 2019 will feature original works by professional Bay Area choreographers as well as a UC Berkeley student choreographer. Dance program co-founder and Professor Emerita Marni Wood will be here for a short residency, including a discussion as part of the TDPS Speaker Series on February 21.

 $13 online in advance or $15 at the door for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $18 online in advance or $20 at the door for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Berkeley Dance Project 2019: the body remembers

Performing Arts - Dance: Main Stage Productions | February 28 – March 2, 2019 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Joe Goode, Professor of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

 

Choreographers

Joe Goode, TDPS, Joe Goode Performance Group

Cherie Hill, IrieDance

Rulan Tangen, DANCING EARTH

Latanya Tigner, TDPS, Dimensions Dance Theater

Katie O'Connor, UC Berkeley

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of UC Berkeley’s dance program, Berkeley Dance Project 2019 will feature original works by professional Bay Area choreographers as well as a UC Berkeley student choreographer. Dance program co-founder and Professor Emerita Marni Wood will be here for a short residency, including a discussion as part of the TDPS Speaker Series on February 21.

 $13 online in advance or $15 at the door for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $18 online in advance or $20 at the door for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Friday, March 1, 2019

Berkeley Dance Project 2019: the body remembers

Performing Arts - Dance: Main Stage Productions | February 28 – March 2, 2019 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Joe Goode, Professor of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

 

Choreographers

Joe Goode, TDPS, Joe Goode Performance Group

Cherie Hill, IrieDance

Rulan Tangen, DANCING EARTH

Latanya Tigner, TDPS, Dimensions Dance Theater

Katie O'Connor, UC Berkeley

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of UC Berkeley’s dance program, Berkeley Dance Project 2019 will feature original works by professional Bay Area choreographers as well as a UC Berkeley student choreographer. Dance program co-founder and Professor Emerita Marni Wood will be here for a short residency, including a discussion as part of the TDPS Speaker Series on February 21.

 $13 online in advance or $15 at the door for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $18 online in advance or $20 at the door for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Berkeley Dance Project 2019: the body remembers

Performing Arts - Dance: Main Stage Productions | February 28 – March 2, 2019 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Joe Goode, Professor of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

 

Choreographers

Joe Goode, TDPS, Joe Goode Performance Group

Cherie Hill, IrieDance

Rulan Tangen, DANCING EARTH

Latanya Tigner, TDPS, Dimensions Dance Theater

Katie O'Connor, UC Berkeley

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of UC Berkeley’s dance program, Berkeley Dance Project 2019 will feature original works by professional Bay Area choreographers as well as a UC Berkeley student choreographer. Dance program co-founder and Professor Emerita Marni Wood will be here for a short residency, including a discussion as part of the TDPS Speaker Series on February 21.

 $13 online in advance or $15 at the door for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $18 online in advance or $20 at the door for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

To the Academy: A Lecture-Demonstration by Third Space Performance Lab

Performing Arts - Theater: Lectures & Special Events | March 13 | 5:30-7 p.m. |  Bancroft Studio (2401 Bancroft)

 Shanti Pillai; Marc Gomes, Third Space Performance Lab

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies, Asian American Studies, Institute for South Asia Studies, Institute of International Studies Faculty Working Group on Gender and the Transpacific

A lecture-demonstration goes haywire when the colonial object of inquiry refuses to cooperate with an eminent authority’s bombastic pontificating about traditional Indian theater. Multiple performance codes and genres intersect and collide when the scholar and the practitioner veer off into a romp through academic politics. Questions about the validity of art and the business of higher education...   More >

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Pinter / Fornés / Beckett: Student-Directed One-Acts

Performing Arts - Theater | March 14 – 17, 2019 every day | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

TDPS presents three one-act plays directed by TDPS students:

Silence (1969) by British playwright Harold Pinter, directed by Benjamin Arsenault
Springtime (1989) by Cuban American playwright María Irene Fornés, directed by Gabriela Pool
Footfalls (1976) by Irish playwright Samuel Beckett, directed by Marie Shelton

 $10 for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $15 for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Friday, March 15, 2019

Pinter / Fornés / Beckett: Student-Directed One-Acts

Performing Arts - Theater | March 14 – 17, 2019 every day | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

TDPS presents three one-act plays directed by TDPS students:

Silence (1969) by British playwright Harold Pinter, directed by Benjamin Arsenault
Springtime (1989) by Cuban American playwright María Irene Fornés, directed by Gabriela Pool
Footfalls (1976) by Irish playwright Samuel Beckett, directed by Marie Shelton

 $10 for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $15 for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Pinter / Fornés / Beckett: Student-Directed One-Acts

Performing Arts - Theater | March 16 – 17, 2019 every day | 2-3:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

TDPS presents three one-act plays directed by TDPS students:

Silence (1969) by British playwright Harold Pinter, directed by Benjamin Arsenault
Springtime (1989) by Cuban American playwright María Irene Fornés, directed by Gabriela Pool
Footfalls (1976) by Irish playwright Samuel Beckett, directed by Marie Shelton

 $10 for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $15 for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Pinter / Fornés / Beckett: Student-Directed One-Acts

Performing Arts - Theater | March 14 – 17, 2019 every day | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

TDPS presents three one-act plays directed by TDPS students:

Silence (1969) by British playwright Harold Pinter, directed by Benjamin Arsenault
Springtime (1989) by Cuban American playwright María Irene Fornés, directed by Gabriela Pool
Footfalls (1976) by Irish playwright Samuel Beckett, directed by Marie Shelton

 $10 for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $15 for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Pinter / Fornés / Beckett: Student-Directed One-Acts

Performing Arts - Theater | March 16 – 17, 2019 every day | 2-3:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

TDPS presents three one-act plays directed by TDPS students:

Silence (1969) by British playwright Harold Pinter, directed by Benjamin Arsenault
Springtime (1989) by Cuban American playwright María Irene Fornés, directed by Gabriela Pool
Footfalls (1976) by Irish playwright Samuel Beckett, directed by Marie Shelton

 $10 for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $15 for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Pinter / Fornés / Beckett: Student-Directed One-Acts

Performing Arts - Theater | March 14 – 17, 2019 every day | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

TDPS presents three one-act plays directed by TDPS students:

Silence (1969) by British playwright Harold Pinter, directed by Benjamin Arsenault
Springtime (1989) by Cuban American playwright María Irene Fornés, directed by Gabriela Pool
Footfalls (1976) by Irish playwright Samuel Beckett, directed by Marie Shelton

 $10 for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $15 for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Friday, April 26, 2019

The House of the Spirits

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | April 26 – 27, 2019 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Michael Moran

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

A new play by Caridad Svich | Based on a novel by Isabel Allende | Directed by Michael Moran

Based on Isabel Allende’s best-selling novel, Caridad Svich’s The House of the Spirits follows three generations of the Trueba family—their loves, their ambitions, their spiritual quests, and their place in the post-colonial social and political turmoil embroiling their South American country....   More >

 $13 online in advance or $15 at the door for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $18 online in advance or $20 at the door for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, April 27, 2019

The House of the Spirits

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | April 26 – 27, 2019 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Michael Moran

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

A new play by Caridad Svich | Based on a novel by Isabel Allende | Directed by Michael Moran

Based on Isabel Allende’s best-selling novel, Caridad Svich’s The House of the Spirits follows three generations of the Trueba family—their loves, their ambitions, their spiritual quests, and their place in the post-colonial social and political turmoil embroiling their South American country....   More >

 $13 online in advance or $15 at the door for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $18 online in advance or $20 at the door for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Sunday, April 28, 2019

The House of the Spirits

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | April 28 – May 5, 2019 every Sunday | 2-4 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Michael Moran

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

A new play by Caridad Svich | Based on a novel by Isabel Allende | Directed by Michael Moran

Based on Isabel Allende’s best-selling novel, Caridad Svich’s The House of the Spirits follows three generations of the Trueba family—their loves, their ambitions, their spiritual quests, and their place in the post-colonial social and political turmoil embroiling their South American country....   More >

 $13 online in advance or $15 at the door for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $18 online in advance or $20 at the door for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Friday, May 3, 2019

The House of the Spirits

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | May 3 – 4, 2019 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Michael Moran

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

A new play by Caridad Svich | Based on a novel by Isabel Allende | Directed by Michael Moran

Based on Isabel Allende’s best-selling novel, Caridad Svich’s The House of the Spirits follows three generations of the Trueba family—their loves, their ambitions, their spiritual quests, and their place in the post-colonial social and political turmoil embroiling their South American country....   More >

 $13 online in advance or $15 at the door for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $18 online in advance or $20 at the door for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, May 4, 2019

The House of the Spirits

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | May 3 – 4, 2019 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Michael Moran

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

A new play by Caridad Svich | Based on a novel by Isabel Allende | Directed by Michael Moran

Based on Isabel Allende’s best-selling novel, Caridad Svich’s The House of the Spirits follows three generations of the Trueba family—their loves, their ambitions, their spiritual quests, and their place in the post-colonial social and political turmoil embroiling their South American country....   More >

 $13 online in advance or $15 at the door for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $18 online in advance or $20 at the door for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Sunday, May 5, 2019

The House of the Spirits

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | April 28 – May 5, 2019 every Sunday | 2-4 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Michael Moran

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

A new play by Caridad Svich | Based on a novel by Isabel Allende | Directed by Michael Moran

Based on Isabel Allende’s best-selling novel, Caridad Svich’s The House of the Spirits follows three generations of the Trueba family—their loves, their ambitions, their spiritual quests, and their place in the post-colonial social and political turmoil embroiling their South American country....   More >

 $13 online in advance or $15 at the door for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $18 online in advance or $20 at the door for general admission

  Buy tickets online