“I decided the world needed more female serial killers,” murderer Josephine De’Ath (Mykaela Barnes) shrugs.

Long distance duet tests how sound travels

 

Saturday’s tribute to legendary film composer and former Boston Pops Orchestra conductor John Williams wouldn’t have been complete without a rendition of the “Main Title” from “Star Wars.” You know the one: the triumphant march that accompanies the scrolling yellow text of every film in the main saga.

With the hotly anticipated release of “Avengers: Infinity War” finally upon us, audiences worldwide are preparing to witness what promises to be Marvel’s most ambitious film yet.

Spring 2018 Student Showcases

Experience the creative accomplishments and original research of Berkeley’s talented students in Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Literature, Film, Media, and Design.

‘4.48 Psychosis’ offers scream of honesty into hollow space at BAMPFA

Often in art and theater, performers and artists reach within themselves to present their audiences with a picture of aestheticized pain.

Dreamer and more: Cal Performances shows off its new season

Cal Performances offered a preview of its upcoming season Tuesday, extending its usual impressive variety of artists, live art forms and venues with an emphasis on themes reverberating across the campus and the country: citizenship/home and equal rights/women.

An Interview with Creative Alum Eric McDougall

We caught up with Eric McDougall in anticipation of his Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA talk on Monday, April 23, 6:30pm to ask him about his creative and diverse experience as a student at UC Berkeley, design, art, and life.

Gotanda’s ‘Dream of Kitamura’ redux

The UC Berkeley Department of Theater, Dance and Performances Studies is staging The Dream of Kitamura, award-winning playwright Philip Kan Gotanda’s early imagining of what theater might resemble for a young Asian American artist.

Alvin Ailey and Cal Performances celebrate 50 years of inclusion, dance

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, or AAADT, was founded in 1958, on the cusp of the Civil Rights Movement. Its mission? To develop a community of creation — performance art that unites people of all races, ages, and backgrounds through African American heritage and that of other cultures.