Our 2020-2021 Season, presented entirely online, is free and open to the public. Please use the links below to find out how to access each show.
Directed by Torange Yeghiazarian
May 10–24, 2021
When one empire falls and another rises, who is caught in between? And how do the decisions made a century ago continue to reverberate through today’s global political dynamics? This geopolitical reframing of Euripides' timeless tragedy parallels the aftermath of the Trojan War—and its devastating effects on women—with the rise of the U.S. as an empire in the 20th century. Learn more about The Trojan Women
Directed by Latanya d. Tigner & Lashon Daley
Premiering May 17, 2021
Created by Latanya d. Tigner in collaboration with Lashon Daley and members of the talented cast, this original dance piece centers young, Black femininity and performance. Traversing experiences of the Civil Rights Movement, popular dance, and athletic competition, the piece explores themes of rage, joy, silence, opposition, and allyship. Learn more about Berkeley Dance Project 2021
By Aaron Posner
Directed by Christopher Herold
April 24 – May 1, 2021
In this hilarious, irreverent adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, an aspiring director rebels against the art of his mother’s generation while a young actor vies with an aging celebrity for the attention of an acclaimed writer. Utilizing multiple performative lenses, the play examines questions of art, love, loss, and the eternal (and elusive) pursuit of happiness. Learn more about Stupid F##king Bird
By Patricia Cotter, Geetha Reddy, and Alejandra Maria Rivas
Directed by Domenique Lozano
Available on-demand through May 14, 2021
Twelve young people navigate a world blindsided by a global pandemic and a reckoning for racial justice. How to go to school, pay the rent, stay alive, attend a protest, go on a date? Can curly fries save the day? Learn more about Curly Fries
Directed by Margo Hall
November 6 – December 18, 2020
Drawing on personal experiences, students created a collection of visceral performance pieces in response to their most pressing concerns: the coronavirus pandemic, racism and national discord, and the turbulent transition to remote learning (and living). Learn more about Unstable Connection
Student workshops are designed as advanced study experiences, providing laboratories for nascent work. They provide opportunities for student writers, directors, and performers to develop ideas and get them on their feet. Workshops focus on language and performance with minimal technical production.
By Eleanor Hammond & Emily Beihold
Directed by Catherine Hill
May 7–8, 2021
This vignette follows three recent college graduates of different backgrounds vying for the same internship at a big New York City newspaper publication. As the highly accomplished candidates converse in the waiting room, they learn more about what truly matters in life than they ever did in college.
Written & Directed by Elysse Green
October 27–28, 2020
After leaving his parents' anniversary party, Michael Wakefield is shot and killed by a police officer during a traffic stop. Now burdened and grieved, the Wakefields must try and put the pieces of their broken family back together. As time goes on, relationships are tested, secrets are revealed, and the need for love is stronger than ever.