Berkeley Dance Project 2020

Directed by Lisa Wymore, Feb. 20–29, The Playhouse at Zellerbach Hall

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Monday, January 27, 2020

Auditions: Digital Dreams, Student-Directed Dance Workshop

Performing Arts - Dance | January 27 | 6-9 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall, Room 170 (Z170)

 Randall Belyea

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Current UC Berkeley students of any major are invited to open auditions for Digital Dreams, an original dance piece choreographed by Randall Belyea. The performance is part of the student workshop series presented by the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance studies.

ATC Lecture — Amy LaViers, "Dancing with Robots: Expressivity in Natural and Artificial Systems"

Colloquium | January 27 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Osher Theater

 Amy LaViers, Robotics, Automation, and Dance (RAD) Lab

 Center for New Media, CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies, Arts + Design

Movement seems to encode information. How does this work? We know that animals, including humans, use the motion of counterparts to produce coordinated, social behaviors. But how do we resolve the discrete measures of communication and information theory with the continuous laws of motion and mechanics? Answering these questions is critical to developing expressive robotic systems that integrate...   More >