Berkeley Dance Project 2020

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

<< October 2019 >>

Thursday, October 3, 2019

TDPS Workshop Performance: Romeo and Juliet

Performing Arts - Theater | October 3 – 4, 2019 every day | 6-7:30 p.m. | Doe Library, Memorial Pool | Note change in date and time

 Hailey Buck

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Can love wash away the sins of the past? For this environmental, interactive staging of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet at Memorial Pool, choose to sit with the Capulets or Montagues and cheer on your side of the feud. You’ve never seen this tale of humor and heartbreak quite this close!

 

 Free & Open to the Public. Make reservations online

Friday, October 4, 2019

TDPS Workshop Performance: Romeo and Juliet

Performing Arts - Theater | October 3 – 4, 2019 every day | 6-7:30 p.m. | Doe Library, Memorial Pool | Note change in date and time

 Hailey Buck

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Can love wash away the sins of the past? For this environmental, interactive staging of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet at Memorial Pool, choose to sit with the Capulets or Montagues and cheer on your side of the feud. You’ve never seen this tale of humor and heartbreak quite this close!

 

 Free & Open to the Public. Make reservations online

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

CANCELLED: Feminist Open Access and Internet Publishing

Conference/Symposium | October 9 | 5-8 p.m. | 220 Stephens Hall

 Francesca Coppa; Kristina Busse; Karen Hellekson

 Center for New Media, Townsend Center for the Humanities, D-Lab, Information, School of, Film & Media Studies, Library

CANCELLED DUE TO POWER OUTAGES . Discover how the Organization of Transformative Works built a radical model for non-corporate, user-driven, online participatory cultures. The OTW supports Archive of Our Own, a fan works archive, free from advertising and corporate ownership, and Transformative Works and Cultures, an open access jour

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Butoh Body Workshop: Community Dance Class

Workshop | October 12 | 10-11:30 a.m. | Center for Arts and Religion, Doug Adams Gallery

 2365 LeConte Ave, Berkeley, CA

 Shinichi Iova-Koga, INKBOAT

 Cal Performances, Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies, Graduate Theological Union

Butoh Body Laboratory. Presented in conjunction with the performances of Sankai Juku "Meguri: Teeming Sea, Tranquil Land" at Cal Performances, Movement workshop for all ages and abilities led by Shinichi Iova-Koga of inkBoat, a physical theater and dance company founded in 1998. Participants will explore elements of butoh, a form of Japanese dance theater that encompasses a diverse range of...   More >

Oscillating Time: Environment and Temporality in Sankai Juku's Butoh

Colloquium | October 12 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Center for Arts and Religion, Doug Adams Gallery

 2365 LeConte Ave, Berkeley, CA

 Michelle Summers, Lecturer Dance Studies, Writing & Composition, Theater, Dance and Performance Studies

 Cal Performances, Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies, Graduate Theological Union

A panel discussion on Butoh Dance, presented in conjunction with the performances of Sankai Juku "Meguri: Teeming Sea, Tranquil Land."

Thursday, October 17, 2019

TDPS presents Who Shot La Miguelito? by Sean San José

Performing Arts - Theater | October 17 – 20, 2019 every day |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Sean San José

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

This dynamic performance piece parallels the murder of a young street artist in San Francisco’s Mission District with the death of immigrant, working-class neighborhoods. Mapping the Mission in murals, tags, stickers, stencils, and socio-political protest art, the piece invites the audience to see, hear, and move with refugees, immigrants, first gens—and ghosts.

 $13–20

  Buy tickets online

Mural by Twick ICP | Poster by Ben Dillon

Friday, October 18, 2019

TDPS presents Who Shot La Miguelito? by Sean San José

Performing Arts - Theater | October 17 – 20, 2019 every day |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Sean San José

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

This dynamic performance piece parallels the murder of a young street artist in San Francisco’s Mission District with the death of immigrant, working-class neighborhoods. Mapping the Mission in murals, tags, stickers, stencils, and socio-political protest art, the piece invites the audience to see, hear, and move with refugees, immigrants, first gens—and ghosts.

 $13–20

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

TDPS presents Who Shot La Miguelito? by Sean San José

Performing Arts - Theater | October 17 – 20, 2019 every day |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Sean San José

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

This dynamic performance piece parallels the murder of a young street artist in San Francisco’s Mission District with the death of immigrant, working-class neighborhoods. Mapping the Mission in murals, tags, stickers, stencils, and socio-political protest art, the piece invites the audience 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 La Miguelito? by Sean San José

Performing Arts - Theater | October 17 – 20, 2019 every day |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Sean San José

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

This dynamic performance piece parallels the murder of a young street artist in San Francisco’s Mission District with the death of immigrant, working-class neighborhoods. Mapping the Mission in murals, tags, stickers, stencils, and socio-political protest art, the piece invites the audience to see, hear, and move with refugees, immigrants, first gens—and ghosts.

 $13–20

  Buy tickets online

FLACC Dance Workshop

Workshop | October 20 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In anticipation of the Festival of Latin American Contemporary Choreographers, join FLACC artists and dance makers Liz Boubion and Karla Quintero for a workshop in site-specific performance making. Using sound, movement, expression, and improvisation, participants will map the architecture and conjure the history of the BAMPFA building, activating its creative potential as a performance space....   More >

Exploration of Forms: Afro-Cuban Dance Workshop

Performing Arts - Dance | October 20 | 1-3 p.m. |  Bancroft Studio (2401 Bancroft)

 José Francisco Barroso

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

This free workshop with live drumming focuses on the explosive and subtle sacred expressions of the Orisha (Yoruba deities), as well as the dances of the Dahomey-Arará (Vodu, Gaga), and Congo (Palo, Makuta) regions. Instructor José Francisco Barroso offers students a strong understanding of polyrhythm and the kinesthetic distinctions of Afro-Cuban traditional dances, rhythms, and movements.

 

 Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

TDPS Workshop Performance: PINWHEELS, A Musical Comedy

Performing Arts - Theater | October 23 – 24, 2019 every day | 7-9 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall, Room 170

 Josie O. Basford

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

PINWHEELS is a musical comedy about finding personal truth amid familial dysfunction: every family has an outcast, even a family of clowns.

 

 Free with Reservation. Make reservations online

Photo by RJ Dollen

Thursday, October 24, 2019

TDPS Workshop Performance: PINWHEELS, A Musical Comedy

Performing Arts - Theater | October 23 – 24, 2019 every day | 7-9 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall, Room 170

 Josie O. Basford

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

PINWHEELS is a musical comedy about finding personal truth amid familial dysfunction: every family has an outcast, even a family of clowns.

 

 Free with Reservation. Make reservations online

Monday, October 28, 2019

CANCELED: TDPS Meet and Greet with Spring Directors

Information Session | October 28 | 4:30-6 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall) | Canceled

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Due to the anticipated campus power outage, this event has been canceled. For information regarding spring productions and directors, please check tdps.berkeley.edu over the next few weeks.

Directors Mina Morita and Patrick Russell