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Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
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Unsure of the current parking lot situation, I parked up on Oxford St near Hearst and walked over.
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Ballet Flamenco José Porcel
9 ratings
3.9 average rating
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201 events
42 reviews
74 stars
attended Dec 06 2008

Excellent dancing. The overly amped drum was somewhat of a distraction, however. I think of the dancers' feet as providing the percussion. The drum was an unusual addition and not necessarily a welcome one, as it often drowned out the sound of the...continued

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19 stars
attended Dec 06 2008

This performance may have been a form of flamenco (more modernized, updated) than I was used to. I did not appreciate it as much as the audience, who was enthusiastic and applauded with gusto. But as always, the great thing about Goldstar is you...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 05 2008

it was a great show vibrating with emotions, musicality and beauty.

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Quotes & Highlights

“(Porcel possesses) a stamp that differentiates him from the typical dancer, with his breadth and lean profile, his strong dramatic accent that helps him to command respect on the stage.” —_El Pais _(Spain)


Ballet Flamenco José Porcel performs a seductive blend of traditional and modern flamenco, an evocative art form that probably originated around the 15th century, during the Gypsies’ encounter with the people of southern Spain. A former principal with the National Ballet of Spain, Porcel has performed to wide acclaim and his lavish music and dance spectacles display both abundant creative genius and a desire to challenge convention while honoring tradition. 

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.