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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

TDPS Undergraduate Fall Welcome

Information Session | August 27 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Are you an undergraduate student interested in learning more about Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies? Whether you’re an incoming freshman, a transfer student, or a continuing student, you’re invited to the TDPS Undergraduate Welcome!

 

Thursday, October 17, 2019

TDPS presents 'Who Shot Miguelito?' by Sean San José

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | October 17 – 20, 2019 every day |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Sean San José

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Who Shot Miguelito? parallels the deaths of immigrant and working class neighborhoods with the murder of a young street artist in San Francisco's Mission District. Mapping the neighborhood in murals, tags, stickers, stencils, and socio-political protest pieces, this performance piece invites viewers to see, hear, and move with refugees, immigrants, first gens—and ghosts.

 $13–20

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Friday, October 18, 2019

TDPS presents 'Who Shot Miguelito?' by Sean San José

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | October 17 – 20, 2019 every day |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Sean San José

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Who Shot Miguelito? parallels the deaths of immigrant and working class neighborhoods with the murder of a young street artist in San Francisco's Mission District. Mapping the neighborhood in murals, tags, stickers, stencils, and socio-political protest pieces, this performance piece invites viewers to see, hear, and move with refugees, immigrants, first gens—and ghosts.

 $13–20

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, October 19, 2019

TDPS presents 'Who Shot Miguelito?' by Sean San José

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | October 17 – 20, 2019 every day |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Sean San José

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Who Shot Miguelito? parallels the deaths of immigrant and working class neighborhoods with the murder of a young street artist in San Francisco's Mission District. Mapping the neighborhood in murals, tags, stickers, stencils, and socio-political protest pieces, this performance piece invites viewers to see, hear, and move with refugees, immigrants, first gens—and ghosts.

 $13–20

  Buy tickets online

Sunday, October 20, 2019

TDPS presents 'Who Shot Miguelito?' by Sean San José

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | October 17 – 20, 2019 every day |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Sean San José

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Who Shot Miguelito? parallels the deaths of immigrant and working class neighborhoods with the murder of a young street artist in San Francisco's Mission District. Mapping the neighborhood in murals, tags, stickers, stencils, and socio-political protest pieces, this performance piece invites viewers to see, hear, and move with refugees, immigrants, first gens—and ghosts.

 $13–20

  Buy tickets online

Friday, November 15, 2019

TDPS presents 'The Caucasian Chalk Circle' by Bertolt Brecht

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | November 15 – 24, 2019 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Christine Nicholson

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Regarded as Bertolt Brecht’s most captivating and compassionate play, The Caucasian Chalk Circle tells the story of young servant who sacrifices her own well-being to raise an abandoned child from a wealthy family. Culminating in an unforgettable trial scene, this suspenseful and provocative socio-political critique is a classic of the modern theater.

 $13–20

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Saturday, November 16, 2019

TDPS presents 'The Caucasian Chalk Circle' by Bertolt Brecht

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | November 15 – 24, 2019 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Christine Nicholson

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Regarded as Bertolt Brecht’s most captivating and compassionate play, The Caucasian Chalk Circle tells the story of young servant who sacrifices her own well-being to raise an abandoned child from a wealthy family. Culminating in an unforgettable trial scene, this suspenseful and provocative socio-political critique is a classic of the modern theater.

 $13–20

  Buy tickets online

Sunday, November 17, 2019

TDPS presents 'The Caucasian Chalk Circle' by Bertolt Brecht

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | November 15 – 24, 2019 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Christine Nicholson

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Regarded as Bertolt Brecht’s most captivating and compassionate play, The Caucasian Chalk Circle tells the story of young servant who sacrifices her own well-being to raise an abandoned child from a wealthy family. Culminating in an unforgettable trial scene, this suspenseful and provocative socio-political critique is a classic of the modern theater.

 $13–20

  Buy tickets online

Friday, November 22, 2019

TDPS presents 'The Caucasian Chalk Circle' by Bertolt Brecht

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | November 15 – 24, 2019 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Christine Nicholson

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Regarded as Bertolt Brecht’s most captivating and compassionate play, The Caucasian Chalk Circle tells the story of young servant who sacrifices her own well-being to raise an abandoned child from a wealthy family. Culminating in an unforgettable trial scene, this suspenseful and provocative socio-political critique is a classic of the modern theater.

 $13–20

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, November 23, 2019

TDPS presents 'The Caucasian Chalk Circle' by Bertolt Brecht

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | November 15 – 24, 2019 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Christine Nicholson

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Regarded as Bertolt Brecht’s most captivating and compassionate play, The Caucasian Chalk Circle tells the story of young servant who sacrifices her own well-being to raise an abandoned child from a wealthy family. Culminating in an unforgettable trial scene, this suspenseful and provocative socio-political critique is a classic of the modern theater.

 $13–20

  Buy tickets online

Sunday, November 24, 2019

TDPS presents 'The Caucasian Chalk Circle' by Bertolt Brecht

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | November 15 – 24, 2019 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Christine Nicholson

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Regarded as Bertolt Brecht’s most captivating and compassionate play, The Caucasian Chalk Circle tells the story of young servant who sacrifices her own well-being to raise an abandoned child from a wealthy family. Culminating in an unforgettable trial scene, this suspenseful and provocative socio-political critique is a classic of the modern theater.

 $13–20

  Buy tickets online

Thursday, February 20, 2020

TDPS presents Berkeley Dance Project 2020

Performing Arts - Dance: Main Stage Productions | February 20 – 29, 2020 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Lisa Wymore

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

This year's Berkeley Dance Project, the annual TDPS dance concert, will challenge choreographers, dancers, and audience members to ask how dance and community can inform each other: How can dance create inclusive exchanges between audiences and dancers? How can dance making be a form of community making? Can dance advance social justice?

 $13–20

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Friday, February 21, 2020

TDPS presents Berkeley Dance Project 2020

Performing Arts - Dance: Main Stage Productions | February 20 – 29, 2020 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Lisa Wymore

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

This year's Berkeley Dance Project, the annual TDPS dance concert, will challenge choreographers, dancers, and audience members to ask how dance and community can inform each other: How can dance create inclusive exchanges between audiences and dancers? How can dance making be a form of community making? Can dance advance social justice?

 $13–20

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, February 22, 2020

TDPS presents Berkeley Dance Project 2020

Performing Arts - Dance: Main Stage Productions | February 20 – 29, 2020 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Lisa Wymore

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

This year's Berkeley Dance Project, the annual TDPS dance concert, will challenge choreographers, dancers, and audience members to ask how dance and community can inform each other: How can dance create inclusive exchanges between audiences and dancers? How can dance making be a form of community making? Can dance advance social justice?

 $13–20

  Buy tickets online

Thursday, February 27, 2020

TDPS presents Berkeley Dance Project 2020

Performing Arts - Dance: Main Stage Productions | February 20 – 29, 2020 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Lisa Wymore

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

This year's Berkeley Dance Project, the annual TDPS dance concert, will challenge choreographers, dancers, and audience members to ask how dance and community can inform each other: How can dance create inclusive exchanges between audiences and dancers? How can dance making be a form of community making? Can dance advance social justice?

 $13–20

  Buy tickets online

Friday, February 28, 2020

TDPS presents Berkeley Dance Project 2020

Performing Arts - Dance: Main Stage Productions | February 20 – 29, 2020 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Lisa Wymore

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

This year's Berkeley Dance Project, the annual TDPS dance concert, will challenge choreographers, dancers, and audience members to ask how dance and community can inform each other: How can dance create inclusive exchanges between audiences and dancers? How can dance making be a form of community making? Can dance advance social justice?

 $13–20

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, February 29, 2020

TDPS presents Berkeley Dance Project 2020

Performing Arts - Dance: Main Stage Productions | February 20 – 29, 2020 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Lisa Wymore

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

This year's Berkeley Dance Project, the annual TDPS dance concert, will challenge choreographers, dancers, and audience members to ask how dance and community can inform each other: How can dance create inclusive exchanges between audiences and dancers? How can dance making be a form of community making? Can dance advance social justice?

 $13–20

  Buy tickets online

Thursday, March 12, 2020

TDPS presents 'The Arsonists' by Max Frisch

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

 Patrick Russell

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

In a nameless town. At an unknown time. A community is on edge as “firebombers” wreak havoc, going door to door, setting homes ablaze in the night. But surely these arsonists won’t talk shrewd entrepreneur Beidermann into letting strangers into his home.

 $10–15

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Friday, March 13, 2020

TDPS presents 'The Arsonists' by Max Frisch

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

 Patrick Russell

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

In a nameless town. At an unknown time. A community is on edge as “firebombers” wreak havoc, going door to door, setting homes ablaze in the night. But surely these arsonists won’t talk shrewd entrepreneur Beidermann into letting strangers into his home.

 $10–15

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, March 14, 2020

TDPS presents 'The Arsonists' by Max Frisch

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

 Patrick Russell

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

In a nameless town. At an unknown time. A community is on edge as “firebombers” wreak havoc, going door to door, setting homes ablaze in the night. But surely these arsonists won’t talk shrewd entrepreneur Beidermann into letting strangers into his home.

 $10–15

  Buy tickets online

Sunday, March 15, 2020

TDPS presents 'The Arsonists' by Max Frisch

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

 Patrick Russell

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

In a nameless town. At an unknown time. A community is on edge as “firebombers” wreak havoc, going door to door, setting homes ablaze in the night. But surely these arsonists won’t talk shrewd entrepreneur Beidermann into letting strangers into his home.

 $10–15

  Buy tickets online

Friday, April 24, 2020

TDPS presents 'Snowflakes, or Rare White People' by Dustin Chinn

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | April 24 – May 3, 2020 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Mina Morita

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Nueva New York, 23rd Century. The dwindling white American population is protected by the federal government. Two of the last are brought to the Museum of Natural History as a living exhibit in the Hall of Caucasian Peoples, only to be freed by a sympathetic gift shop employee. Is society ready for their return?

 $13–20

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Saturday, April 25, 2020

TDPS presents 'Snowflakes, or Rare White People' by Dustin Chinn

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | April 24 – May 3, 2020 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Mina Morita

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Nueva New York, 23rd Century. The dwindling white American population is protected by the federal government. Two of the last are brought to the Museum of Natural History as a living exhibit in the Hall of Caucasian Peoples, only to be freed by a sympathetic gift shop employee. Is society ready for their return?

 $13–20

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Sunday, April 26, 2020

TDPS presents 'Snowflakes, or Rare White People' by Dustin Chinn

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | April 24 – May 3, 2020 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Mina Morita

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Nueva New York, 23rd Century. The dwindling white American population is protected by the federal government. Two of the last are brought to the Museum of Natural History as a living exhibit in the Hall of Caucasian Peoples, only to be freed by a sympathetic gift shop employee. Is society ready for their return?

 $13–20

  Buy tickets online

Friday, May 1, 2020

TDPS presents 'Snowflakes, or Rare White People' by Dustin Chinn

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | April 24 – May 3, 2020 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Mina Morita

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Nueva New York, 23rd Century. The dwindling white American population is protected by the federal government. Two of the last are brought to the Museum of Natural History as a living exhibit in the Hall of Caucasian Peoples, only to be freed by a sympathetic gift shop employee. Is society ready for their return?

 $13–20

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, May 2, 2020

TDPS presents 'Snowflakes, or Rare White People' by Dustin Chinn

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | April 24 – May 3, 2020 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Mina Morita

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Nueva New York, 23rd Century. The dwindling white American population is protected by the federal government. Two of the last are brought to the Museum of Natural History as a living exhibit in the Hall of Caucasian Peoples, only to be freed by a sympathetic gift shop employee. Is society ready for their return?

 $13–20

  Buy tickets online

Sunday, May 3, 2020

TDPS presents 'Snowflakes, or Rare White People' by Dustin Chinn

Performing Arts - Theater: Main Stage Productions | April 24 – May 3, 2020 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Mina Morita

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Nueva New York, 23rd Century. The dwindling white American population is protected by the federal government. Two of the last are brought to the Museum of Natural History as a living exhibit in the Hall of Caucasian Peoples, only to be freed by a sympathetic gift shop employee. Is society ready for their return?

 $13–20

  Buy tickets online