Celebrating 40 years since its humble beginnings in Berkeley, globally renowned performing arts troupe Gamelan Sekar Jaya brings Bali to the San Francisco Bay’s newest performing arts space this fall. With stunning musical and dance performances as well as exhibits highlighting the group’s history of cultural exchange and education, this event is not to be missed! In this landmark 40th anniversary season, GSJ welcomes back co-founder I Wayan Suweca as Guest Music Director and acclaimed dancer and scholar I Wayan Dibia as Guest Dance Director.
The performance will feature an innovative new dance piece, Topeng Tuan Tepis, by I Wayan Dibia, and new work by I Wayan Suweca, among others. Dibia’s 21st century twist on Bali’s traditional masked dance, tari topeng, Topeng Tuan Tepis features hand carved masks of actual historical figures- a sight bound to enthrall the senses and spark the mind!
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