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Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-9988
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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Returns to Cal Performances
15 ratings
4.4 average rating
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1 events
1 review
1 stars
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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80 events
54 reviews
113 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
36 events
6 reviews
14 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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“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

Choir of Trinity Wall Street: Handel's <em>Messiah</em> Disney's <em>The Lion King</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> <em>Beach Blanket Babylon</em> <em>A Christmas Carol</em> Yoshi's Oakland WinterFest at California's Great America Alex Ramon's <em>IMpossible</em> Oakland Athletics vs. San Francisco Giants: Preseason Baseball <em>Irving Berlin's White Christmas</em> Smuin's <em>The Christmas Ballet</em>