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Tour Hancher Auditorium
Public Tours

Public Tours of Hancher Auditorium

Presented by
Hancher Guild
Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 11:00 am
Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 12:30 pm
Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 11:00 am
Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 12:30 pm
Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 11:00 am
Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 12:30 pm
Wednesday, December 13, 2023, 11:00 am
Wednesday, December 13, 2023, 12:30 pm

The Hancher Guild offers tours of Hancher Auditorium occasionally on Wednesdays, starting at 11 a.m. and at 12:30 p.m. The 2023 tour schedule is listed above.

Meet in the lobby prior to the starting time, and your tour guides will greet and guide you or your small group through Hancher's facilities. A tour takes approximately one hour and includes Smith Lobby, Strauss Rehearsal Hall, backstage, Hadley Stage and Hancher Auditorium, and Stanley Café.

  • Hancher's tours are free, and reservations are not required.
  • It would be helpful to send an email to the Guild in advance if a group of 10 or more people is planning to take a public tour.
  • The minimum age recommended to enjoy our tours is 8 years old.
  • Hancher was designed to be fully accessible to all members of the community.
  • Permit parking in Lot 55 is enforced 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Public meter and mobile payment parking is available in the northeast corner of Lot 55, just south of the Levitt Center.
  • The Hancher Showcase will be open, too, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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 Paris Sissel in advance at (319) 467-4849 or at