Congrats to our Concert Career Pathways Interns!

  On May 15th The UC Theatre celebrated the graduation of our first round of Concert Career Pathways interns. The past year has been an exciting one, and the first round of the program has definitely been a great success. Last August, fourteen candidates were selected to be the first class of interns at the newly reopened […]

Intern Perspectives: Sofia Duarte

Growing up in Buena Park, California, Sofia knew she had a passion for music after her first concert at the tender age of seven (Bruce Springsteen at the LA Sports Arena). As a student at UC Berkeley currently on the path to a Media Studies degree, Duarte has had a thrilling experience with The UC […]

The UC Theatre’s Venue Food Reigns Supreme

The UC Theatre's Achiote Chicken Tacos.

I’ve already explained how our bathrooms are unparalleled in quality (and cleanliness), but today I’m here to tell you about another thing that makes The UC Theatre so special – our food. The UC Theatre is dedicated to only using locally sourced produce, fish, and meat, and you can definitely taste the difference. Even though […]

A Year of Milestones at The UC Theatre

If we haven’t made it clear enough, this April marks the one year anniversary of The UC Theatre’s re-opening. What exactly does that mean? One year, 365 days, 525,600 minutes, 3.154e+7 seconds (whatever that means) – no matter how you think of it, this first year has been full of exciting milestones. 77 ticketed events. […]

The UC Theatre Day: April 1, 2017

David Mayeri receiving proclamation from Berkeley mayor Jesse Arreguin.

On Saturday, April 1 2017, Tinariwen and Dengue Fever rocked The UC Theatre with a sold-out show to celebrate our one year anniversary. But that’s not the only thing that happened… Berkeley’s mayor Jesse Arreguin presented The UC Theatre with a proclamation, thus declaring April 1, 2017 as “The UC Theatre Day” in the city […]

YAB Voices: Kristina Kamphuis

  When I first joined The UC Theatre, I was soft spoken with very little experience in public speaking. Among my biggest fears as a child and teenager were the dreaded class presentations and piano recitals. I would’ve laughed in your face if you told me that one day I’d find myself on stage in […]

Yes, someone did eat their shoe here

Werner Herzog eats his shoe.

The UC Theatre is a building filled with an immense amount of history, yet while many of you may know that a legendary movie theater once occupied these halls, you may not know about all of the crazy stories that go along with its history – for example, in 1979, Werner Herzog did eat his […]

“What’s Upstairs?”

You may be familiar with the overwhelming feeling people often get as they enter The UC Theatre for the first time – the majestic chandeliers, the aesthetically pleasing art deco walls, the exceptional Meyer Sound system; everything seems beyond perfect. You can always tell who’s a first-timer at The UC Theatre by what they say […]