UC Berkeley Community

Cal Performances is an integral part of a world class public university, and we believe that our best work lies at the intersection of the worlds of ideas and live performance. As such, Cal Performances is committed to programs that provide students essential access to the performing arts.

Cal Performances Curtain Raiser & Reception

For Our UC Berkeley Faculty, Staff and Student Partners
Learn About Our 2018–19 Season!

Wed, Sept. 12, 4:30–6pm
in Alumni House's Toll Room

We belong to you, and you belong here! At Cal Performances, we believe the arts are an essential human right and a rich part of life at UC Berkeley for students, faculty and staff. We're growing our campus community, and we want you to be part of it. If "powerful and revelatory, "joyous, surprising, moving and "viscerally awe-inspiring experiences are for you, then Cal Performances is your home for the performing arts.

Join us as we raise the curtain on our new season and share opportunities designed to enrich your experience, inspire personal connections to performances, and welcome you into a community of performing arts lovers.

RSVP required.

For more information, contact: Rica Anderson at randerson@calperformances.org / (510) 642-6838.


UC Berkeley Students: Cal Performances provides exclusive activities for UC Berkeley students, with annual dance and orchestra residencies featuring personal interactions with visiting artists including workshops, master classes, and class visits. Additionally, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded us a generous 5-year grant to deepen our academic impact with two courses per semester built around our performances.

Student Musical Activities (SMA) is a thriving center for extra-curricular music on the UC Berkeley campus. SMA, a department within Cal Performances, is home to the University of California Marching Band, UC Jazz Ensembles, and UC Choral Ensembles (UCCE). UCCE includes the UC Men's Octet, California Golden Overtones, Cal Jazz Choir, Perfect Fifth, UC Men's Chorale, UC Women's Chorale, Noteworthy, BareStage Productions, and UC Alumni Chorus.

SAFTA (Student Ambassadors for the Arts), a student-led committee sponsored by Cal Performances, arranges special events and student promotions, including meet and greet events with artists, student night out parties, and more.

UCB Student Flex Pass The best fit for your schedule and your budget: Four performances, $15 each.