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Cal Performances 2018/19 Season Overview
Welcome to our 2018/19 Season! Explore what we have in store for our 113th Season!



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Cal Performances 2018/19 Season Introduction
Matías Tarnopolsky, Cal Performances' executive and artistic director, and Rob Bailis, Cal Performances' associate director introduce highlights of the upcoming 2018/19 season.



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Introducing Women's Work: Cal Performances' Berkeley RADICAL strand 2018/19
Matías Tarnopolsky, Cal Performances' executive and artistic director, and Rob Bailis, Cal Performances' associate director introduce the 2018/19 season's Berkeley RADICAL Women's Work programming strand.



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Introducing Citizenship: Cal Performances' Berkeley RADICAL strand 2018/19
Matías Tarnopolsky, Cal Performances' executive and artistic director, and Rob Bailis, Cal Performances' associate director introduce the 2018/19 season's Berkeley RADICAL Citizenship programming strand.



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Berkeley RADICAL 2017/18 Season: Transcending Borders
We invite you to take an in-depth look at artists, works, and ideas that challenge boundaries of all types—of genre, of time, of convention, and most importantly, of our understanding of ourselves. Watch to learn more about Cal Performances' groundbreaking and dynamic artistic programming philosophy.



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Berkeley RADICAL 2017/18 Season: Joining Generations
Exploring the work of four generations of African-American Choreographers who have expanded the boundaries of contemporary dance. Each speaks profoundly, deliberately, and uniquely to issues of personal identity.

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Reggie Wilson (Joining Generations)


Camille A. Brown (Joining Generations)


Donald Byrd (Joining Generations)


Robert Battle/Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Joining Generations)


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Berkeley RADICAL 2017/18 Season: Blurring Boundaries
These artists are dissolving the very boundaries of their art forms, creating performances that cut across cultures and disciplines, accepted definitions of classical and contemporary, and even time and space.

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Berkeley RADICAL 2017/18 Season: Vaulting Walls
These artists boldly challenge us to expand our understanding of the world around us, to vault past the limitations of conventional thought and break through barriers that confine us.

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Cal Performances 2017/18 Season: The Joffrey Ballet
The Joffrey Ballet heads to Zellerbach Hall in November of our 2017/18 season. Watch this video of Associate Director, Rob Bailis, interview The Joffrey Ballet Artistic Director, Ashley Wheater.





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Cal Performances 2017/18 Season: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Riccardo Muti Interview
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra performs in October of our 2017/18 season. Watch this interview with Conductor Riccardo Muti by Cal Performances Executive and Artistic Director, Matías Tarnopolsky.