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Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-9988
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Drawn from the ancient texts of the Mahabharata, the work explores the last of the four ages in Hindu philosophy and fuse traditional Balinese performance genres such as kecak (interlocking vocal chants) and topeng (masked dances) with modern techniques of video and lighting, set design, and computer-generated ambient sounds. Directed by Ellen Sebastian Chang, with choreography by I Wayan Dibia, poetry by Goenawan Mohamad, music by Wayne Vitale and Made Arnawa, and ten dancers including I Ketut Rina and Tjokorda Istri Putra Padmini.