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Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-9988
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Take BART to Downtown BART Station & short walk to Zellerbach Hall.
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4.4 average rating
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attended Oct 30 2010

Astonishing performances, Beautiful choreography. But ultimately too much sameness and became boring and too long. The last performance was a puzzle to me and everyone with me.

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44 reviews
100 stars
attended Oct 29 2010

I was blown away by the beauty of the moves, in that each was separated by a slight pause enabling you to focus on the sculpture-like poses which is what this group portrays. The dancers study the art displayed at a museaum , and what they absorb...continued

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Ivanerdos
29 events
6 reviews
13 stars
attended Oct 29 2010

An extraordinary performance of extraordinary choreographers. The harmony between dance and music in the first piece was something never experienced before. Anybody who enjoys contemporary ballet should see it.

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Website

http://www.calperfs.berkeley.edu/performances/2010-11/dance/hsdc.php

Quotes & Highlights

“A trio of beautiful, thoughtful works.” —Chicago Tribune

Description

Long known as a home for leading-edge European choreographers, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago returns to Cal Performances with West Coast premieres by two Spanish dance-makers—Nacho Duato’s Arcangelo, and Hubbard Street resident choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo’s Deep Down Dos and Blanco. The program also features Jiří Kylián’s 27’52", a dance in which motion and spoken text move forward and backward in startling combinations. *

Program:*


  • Nacho Duato: Arcangelo, music by Corelli and Scarlatti *

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  • Alejandro Cerrudo: Deep Down Dos, music by Mason Bates *

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  • Alejandro Cerrudo: Blanco, music by Felix Mendelssohn and Charles Valentin Alkan *

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  • Jiří Kylián: 27’52", music by Dirk Haubrich based on Mahler

About the Ticket Supplier: Cal Performances

Cal Performances offers audiences the most comprehensive range of high quality, live performances by the world’s greatest artists, both established and emerging. Located on the UC Berkeley campus, this prestigious performing arts presenter invites audiences to enjoy the entertaining and engaging experience of the performing arts from all disciplines and cultures in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.