The University of Iowa

Reaching out beyond the edge of the stage

The 2019-2020 season will feature a number of engagement events on campus, in the local community, and at Hancher. Resident artists will include Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Amal Kassir, Amir Safi, Compagnia TPO, CONTRA-TIEMPO, Dreamers' Circus, ETHEL, Kiera Duffy, Las Cafeteras, Miro Quartet, Negin Farsad, Robert Mirabal, Rosanne Cash, RUBBERBANDance Group, SITI Company, Slingsby Theatre Company, Syed Umar Warsi, Tomeka Reid Quartet, and Urban Bush Women.

K-12 (Photo: Las Cafeteras at Grand Wood Elementary School)
On campus (Photo: Marc Bamuthi Joseph in a UI classroom)
Statewide (Photo: Maquoketa students with "We All Perform," which they contributed to)
Step Afrika! masterclass with UI dance students
Above: A Step Afrika! masterclass with University of Iowa dance students (Photo: Miriam Alarcón Avila)


Hancher's education program is generously supported by:

  • The Herbert A. and Janice A. Wilson Arts Education Fund
  • The Mary K. Calkin Arts Education Fund
  • The Sara and Sherwood Wolfson Arts Education Fund
  • The Wallace Foundation
  • Hancher Partners
  • Contributors to the Hancher Circle Fund
  • The Hancher Guild Showcase