CARe and Cal Performances Announce Partnership

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Center for the Arts & Religion

CARe and Cal Performances Announce Partnership

Initial collaboration supports events around the March 3 performance of Akram Khan's XENOS

Berkeley, CA - February 12, 2019 - The GTU's Center for the Arts & Religion (CARe) is excited to announce a new partnership with Cal Performances at the University of California, Berkeley. As an initial step in this collaboration, CARe and Cal Performances are offering a limited number of free tickets to the March 3 performance of dancer/choreographer Akram Khan's XENOS to GTU consortial students and CARe members, and providing additional programming in support of the event. The enhanced programming around Khan’s XENOS is a starting point for future collaboration between CARe and Cal Performances, which will allow CARe to offer a rich program of performing arts to the GTU community. 

For the initial campaign surrounding the March 3 performance of XENOS, CARe and Cal Performances have developed a number of events to guide discussion and appreciation of the piece. Join us at the four events, held over the weekend of March 2-4. 

  • Saturday, March 2, Doug Adams Gallery | Exploration of Spirituality and Storytelling in Dance workshop with Carla DeSola (CARe/GTU), David Macaulay (Cal Performances), Charlotte Moraga (Chitresh Das Institute) and Michelle Summers (UCB, CARe/GTU)
  • Sunday, March 3, 3pm, Tilden Room, UC Berkeley | Pre-performance Public Forum discussing various ways of viewing Khan's XENOS
  • Sunday, March 3, 5pm, Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley | XENOS performance
  • Monday, March 4, 10:30am, Doug Adams Gallery | Post-performance celebration

For more information and to RSVP, visit Eventbrite. Please note that registering for the linked event will enroll you as a member of the cohort taking part in the full program of events. Those who receive free tickets to the performance are expected to participate in the related gatherings. In order to ensure your spot, please RSVP no later than Monday, February 25.

Find out more about XENOS on the Cal Performances website. 

For more information about this collaboration, email