The performing arts facility hosts cultural dance classes, performing art workshops, plays, and more. The space features a 350-seat theater, five dance studios, meeting rooms, and rehearsal spaces, which are all available for rental.
Laney College's theater hosts plays, dance performances, and other productions by both students and outside companies.
A beautiful, multitiered auditorium, the 2,000-seat-capacity Zellerbach Hall on the UC Berkeley campus features the finest in high art, including dance, music, and other cultural performances, with a focus on the international. From jazz to chamber music, classical piano recitals to opera, Zellerbach one of the many stages for Cal Performances isnt just a venue for the financially inclined either. Discounted tickets are available to UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and alumni, seniors, non-UC Berkeley students, and members of KQED and the East Bay Arts Card. The only drawback is the lack of parking around Telegraph. There are a few lots, but they fill up fast, so plan to arrive early or wear comfortable walking shoes as the Downtown Berkeley BART station is quite a few blocks away.
Located in a 70-year-old former-vaudeville theater house, Brava (note the feminine ending) is a "professional arts organization" dedicated to "celebrating the intersection of feminism and multiculturalism that ignites social change and builds community." Diverse audiences and national recognition make Brava a paragon of San Francisco culture.
The theatre has kept up such a high standard of excellence on its two stages in recent years that it stands head and shoulders above larger regional rivals.
The intimate, actor-founded repertory theater hosts a variety of performances, from Cat on a Hot Tin Roof to The Lion in Winter, in addition to stand-up comedy nights and acting classes.
High camp, tall wigs, thin plot-lines and dense punnery characterize "Beach Blanket Babylon", the 37-year-old show running at Club Fugazi. Fans of outrageous--in the grin-inducing sense of the word--musical theater should be delighted.