Venue Details

2960 Star Starred
Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
Venue website Get directions
27 events
18 reviews
9 stars
The weather was sunny. I wore t-shirt and jeans.
star this tip starred
17 events
4 reviews
2 stars
View all 374 tips

Reviews & Ratings

National Acrobats of China
44 ratings
4.6 average rating
  • 32
  • 8
  • 3
  • 0
  • 1
27 events
14 reviews
1 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

star this review starred report as inappropriate
36 events
18 reviews
16 stars
41 events
14 reviews
7 stars
attended Jan 17 2009

A nice family friendly night of entertainment!

star this review starred report as inappropriate
View All 31 Reviews
More Information


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.