Coronavirus / Campus Closure

Due to the recent campus closure to mitigate the spread of coronavirus, TDPS has transitioned to online instruction and has canceled several events in March and April. This page will provide updates about TDPS events and will serve as a resource hub for students.

If you would like to suggest or update a resource, please email tdps@berkeley.edu


Public Health Information

City of Berkeley Public Health Department

UC Berkeley Coronavirus Info Hub

UC Berkeley University Health Services

World Health Organization


Dance Education

Dancing Alone Together  — Dance-based online classes, dance-making prompts and communities, and streamed dance performances

Shawl-Anderson Dance Center  — Bay Area Virtual Movement Classes & Community Resources

UC Berkeley Library Resources for Dance


Theater Education

Howlround Theatre Commons — A Free & Open Web Platform for Theatremakers

Open Library — Free with a library card, contains tons of older works, from Shakespeare to Brecht

New Play Exchange  — For $10.99 a year, explore an online library of scripts by emerging playwrights

The Slate by Backstage —  Stay Active While Isolated With Backstage's Digital Seminars

Theatre Corner — Interviews with Actors & Directors of Color

UC Berkeley Library Resources for Theater


Online Events / Performances

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues — New monologues written, rehearsed, recorded and released on IGTV in 24 hours.

BroadwayHD  — Stream Broadway Shows (7 Day Free Trial)

National Theatre at Home — Join us every Thursday for much-loved National Theatre Live productions, free to stream on YouTube for seven days.

NY Times: Great Theater, Dance and Classical Music to Tune Into While Stuck at Home

SF Chronicle: Bay Area Events You Can Stream During 'Shelter in Place'

Theatre Bay Area: Retaking the Stage — Live Streamed & Recorded Performances in the Bay Area


Financial / Food / Housing Assistance

Berkeley Relief Fund

Performing Arts Worker Relief Fund

UC Berkeley Basic Needs Center: COVID-19 Living Guide

UC Berkeley Financial Aid Updates

UC Berkeley Housing FAQs


Health / Well Being

Greater Good Science Center: Resources for Resilience & Connection 

UC Berkeley Counseling Services for Students

TDPS Event Cancelations

March 29

Kuchipudi Workshop

April 16

New Play Reading Series
A Subtlety: The Sugar Play

April 19

Dunham Technique Workshop

April 23–24

Student Workshop
Do Not Bet on the Englishmen

April 29–30

Student Workshop
Digital Dreams