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1490 Star Starred
Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
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Parking is a problem right now because of the Sproul Plaza construction on Bancroft. Arrive early to find lots or street partking. Access to Zellerbach Hall has changed: have to go in by Haas Pavilion or from above the plaza.
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The weather was a little cold and chilly.. I wore sweater, coat..
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4.6 average rating
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25 events
14 reviews
5 stars
attended Jan 17 2009

An amazing testament to the ability of the human body to contort and suspend itself in unlikely shapes and heights. The acrobats reminded me of early Cirque du Soleil shows (before they became gimmicky): talented artists showing off the power and...continued

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37 events
13 reviews
7 stars
attended Jan 17 2009

A nice family friendly night of entertainment!

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The National Acrobats of China troupe was founded more than 50 years ago and ranks as one of the most influential acrobatic troupes in the world. The company has taken part in the foremost international acrobatic competitions and festivals, and has enthralled audiences in more than 30 countries. These rigorously trained performers often use objects of daily life—chairs, tables, poles, ladders, bowls, plates, bottles and jars—as props in shows that feature an eye-popping array of acrobatics, contortionism, martial arts, drumming, and dance. Their precise movements and flexible showmanship combine for unforgettable displays of magic and wonder.

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.