The University of Iowa
A solo dancer is photographed in mid-leap
Alex Bush

Dance Gala 2022

Presented by
Department of Dance
Friday, November 11, 2022, 8:00 pm
Saturday, November 12, 2022, 8:00 pm

Dance Gala 2022 celebrates its return to the Hancher stage with groundbreaking choreography created by the University of Iowa Department of Dance faculty and the premiere of new work by FLOCK. With an emphasis on FLOCK’s unique partnering style, Alice Klock and Florian Lochner will work with students to build an energetic piece in which the strength and story of each dancer are highlighted within the context of community. This year’s Dance Gala promises to engage audiences of all ages and we invite you to take a leap and join us in this celebration.

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On Sunday, Nov. 13, at 8:00 pm, the performance will be available for online viewing at


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Dance Gala 2022
Iowa Now - Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Students and faculty in the University of Iowa Department of Dance choreographed and performed for Dance Gala 2022 as the annual event made its return to the Hancher stage for the first time in two years.

Hancher Auditorium
The Daily Iowan - Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Dance Gala 2022, ‘In Motion,’ is returning to Hancher Auditorium for the first time since 2019 due to the ongoing pandemic. The performance focuses on themes of mental health and contains five choreographed pieces by the University of Iowa Department of Dance and guest artist FLOCK.

Dance Gala 2022
CLAS News - Tuesday, November 1, 2022

The University of Iowa Dance Gala will perform at Hancher Auditorium for the first time in two years — and will include a poignant performance inspired by mental illness.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Hancher in advance at (319) 335-1160.