The University of Iowa
Some sites may require subscription
Hancher Auditorium
Press Citizen - Thursday, August 12, 2021

The 2021-2022 season at Hancher Auditorium reflects the auditorium's mission to build community and enrich lives in Iowa City through the performing arts, even as the venue enters a transition phase.

Abbey Marrison and Kiely Groenewegen strike a pose onstage at Chicago’s Millennium Park. Courtesy Marrison
Pointe Magazine - Wednesday, July 28, 2021

The Hancher Auditorium is a very impressive theater, and our stage was set up just outside of it. I spontaneously taught a short Intro to Ballet class onstage, filling in for one of my colleagues. Lots of children and several adults joined me as I led them through some basic movements.

Hancher Auditorium in Iowa City
Daily Iowan - Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Hancher is making an unrestricted return with a new lineup of performers after having its 2020-21 season cut short because of the pandemic. The new season kicked off with a Fourth of July performance from the American Ballet Theatre (ABT).

Hancher Auditorium
The Gazette - Monday, July 5, 2021

Big-ticket shows reap big benefits for Hancher Auditorium audiences, but they come with a price that’s not always covered by ticket sales alone --- challenging Hancher staff to raise the funds needed to stage world-class arts experiences inside and outside its Iowa City walls.

American Ballet Theatre performs at Hancher Auditorium
Press Citizen - Sunday, July 4, 2021

The American Ballet Theatre performs during its ABT Across America tour on Independence Day, Sunday, July 4, 2021, at Hancher Auditorium on the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City, Iowa.

American Ballet Theatre performs at Hancher Auditorium
The Gazette - Thursday, July 1, 2021

When American Ballet Theatre wants to come to your city, you roll out the Hancher Green carpet. Or perhaps a red, white and blue carpet, since the show will be outdoors on the Fourth of July

Wellspring fish sculpture outside of Hancher Auditorium
The Gazette - Saturday, June 12, 2021

Last winter, while walking the Hancher Auditorium grounds, I noticed a striking addition to the handsome landscape design — 30 granite fish sculptures standing strong and resolute, yet also with a flair toward frolic.

  Author Jennifer Black Reinhardt has created a host of characters for her children’s books. “I do it because picture books are an art form in themselves,” she said. Courtesy photo
Altoona Mirror - Monday, June 7, 2021

For former Hollidaysburg resident Jennifer Black Reinhardt, the first months of 2021 have been momentous with the publication of her ninth and 10th children’s books. “I feel really, really lucky to be doing exactly what I wanted to do,” she said. “I’m the poster child for perseverance.

Press Citizen - Tuesday, May 11, 2021

It is a rare happening in a city the size of Iowa City to have two jewels in its crown. The University of Iowa Hancher Auditorium and the Center for Human Rights are these rare entities that have for decades had significant impact on Iowa City, statewide, nationally and globally.

Daily Iowan - Saturday, May 8, 2021

Psychologist Carl Jung developed 12 different brand archetypes that represent common forms or images in myths and legends from across the world.