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Cal Performances 2017/18 Season Announcement

On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, Cal Performances' board of trustees co-chairs Helen Meyer and Susan L. Graham, and executive and artistic director Matías Tarnopolsky, announced the 2017/18 season, featuring the third year of the organization's Berkeley RADICAL programming initiative, which will explore the artistic, intellectual, and cultural implications of borders and boundaries. Under the banner of Berkeley RADICAL, artists, curators, UC Berkeley faculty, and other noted figures come together to create imaginative, immersive programs that enhance the commissioning, creation, and presentation mission of Cal Performances. One of the initiative's key goals is to increase artistic literacy for the next generation and beyond. The 2017/18 season spans defined and emerging genres of live art and celebrates Cal Performances' deep relationships with world-class performing artists, all featured in uniquely conceived presentations.

Cal Performances 2017/18 Season Announcement Press Release
Cal Performances 2017/18 Season by Genre
Cal Performances 2017/18 Season Calendar
Cal Performances 2017/18 Season Commissions and Premieres

Pictured: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Jacqueline Green and Jamar Roberts perform Tuesday–Sunday, April 10–15, 2018 in Zellerbach Hall.

(credit: Andrew Eccles)

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Pictured: Julia Bullock and John Arida perform Sunday, March 25, 2018 in Hertz Hall.

(credit: Christian Steiner)

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Pictured: Théâtre de la Ville, Paris performs State of Siege Saturday–Sunday, October 21–22, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.

(credit: Christophe Dessaigne)

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Pictured: Mark Morris Dance Group performs The Hard Nut Friday–Sunday, December 15–24, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.

(credit: Julieta Cervantes)

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Pictured: The Joffrey Ballet performs Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Mammatus, Friday–Sunday, November 17–19, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.

(credit: Cheryl Mann)

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Pictured: Riccardo Muti conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Friday–Sunday, October 13–15, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.

(credit: Todd Rosenberg)

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