Why give? Year after year, Cal Performances delivers a vibrant mix of the world’s highest-caliber music, dance, and theater right to your backyard. In concert with remarkable artists, we make inspiration, joy, creativity, understanding, and so much more, happen for all. This is the miracle of great art—it connects us in boundless, extraordinary ways.
Explore what happens when you support [ GREAT ART ] at Cal Performances:
Each season more than 125,000 people experience the best in the performing arts at Cal Performances. With ticket sales only covering 33% of our budget, we rely on donors of all levels to help bridge the gap.
Myelination, composed by Michelle Dorrance; Gregory Richardson and Donovan Dorrance, music
Fling, composed by Ashkan Behzadi, performed by Anssi Karttunen, cello; Nicolas Hodges, piano
Slackline, composed by Pascal Dusapin, performed by Anssi Karttunen, cello; Nicolas Hodges, piano
Joy, created by Alexander Ekman, performed by The Joffrey Ballet
Through Berkeley RADICAL programming, this season we explore themes of Transcending Borders 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.
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