The University of Iowa

Like many great works of art, the 2020-2021 Hancher season is an ongoing work-in-progress. As new events and opportunities are added, you can find them here.

 

Past Season Events

Free
Step Afrika!, Stono
Online Event | Dance

ONLINE EVENT: Step Afrika!

Stono

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Online Event | Dance

ONLINE EVENT: Step Afrika!

Stono

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
On September 9, 1739, the largest insurrection of enslaved Africans in North America began in South Carolina on the banks of the Stono River. Step Afrika! commemorates this moment in American history and the 281st Anniversary of the Stono Rebellion with the world premiere of Stono.

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Free
Hancher Illuminated (Photo: Justin Torner)
Visual Art | Dance

Hancher Illuminated

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Visual Art | Dance

Hancher Illuminated

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Hancher Auditorium has long been known as “the largest classroom on campus.” We asked our friends from Quixotic, the amazing organization that helped us open the auditorium in 2016, to design a magical array of spots outside Hancher where UI student performers could be highlighted.

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis: The Sounds of Democracy
Online Event | Music

ONLINE EVENT: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis

The Sound of Democracy

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Online Event | Music

ONLINE EVENT: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis

The Sound of Democracy

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Led by trumpeter/composer Wynton Marsalis, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet's performance of The Sound of Democracy aims to entertain, inspire, and uplift audiences with the full vigor, vision, and depth of America’s music.

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Zoom with Santa
Online Event

Zoom with Santa

Saturday–Sunday, December 12–13, 2020
Online Event

Zoom with Santa

Saturday–Sunday, December 12–13, 2020
The man in the big red suit is headed to Hancher again this year, but he knows the importance of social distancing! So, Santa will visit with children via Zoom on Saturday and Sunday, December 12 and 13.

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