Françoise Martinet teaching at the University of Iowa, 1979

Remembering Françoise Martinet

Thursday, November 18, 2021
Dancer in red peaking between the curtains

Dance Gala Celebrates 40 Years of Student Experiences

Thursday, September 30, 2021
The University of Iowa Department of Dance celebrates 40 years of Dance Gala this season, with more than 40 students performing on the Strauss Recital Hall stage.
Two dancers performing on the floor

UI students to present dances of multiple styles at Dance End of Semester Event

Friday, May 7, 2021
This weekend, undergraduate and graduate students will present a series of works in a virtual End of Semester Event hosted by the Department of Dance.
Dancers in cropped photo tiles

UI Dance Company to showcase diverse range of works in virtual performance

Thursday, April 1, 2021
The dance company’s home performance will virtually premiere Saturday at 8 p.m. The performance will showcase five works, with styles of Brazilian frevo, house dance and hip-hop, contemporary postmodern, and more.
Juliet Remmers kneeling in front of an open door

Eyes Closed Eyes Open to bring International Writing Program and Department of Dance together

Thursday, February 25, 2021
The International Writing Program and Department of Dance collaborated to present visual interpretations of written works and look into the future with their Eyes Closed Eyes Open multidisciplinary event, which premieres on Feb. 25 at 5:30 p.m.
Dance Gala 2020 photo

University of Iowa's Dance Gala 2020 challenges choreographers to go digital

Friday, November 13, 2020
The final solution for how best to hold Dance Gala ended up being the fifth contingency plan put in place to adapt to a post-COVID world.
Dance Gala rehearsal photo

Dance Gala stays in motion on virtual stage

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has halted many longtime traditions this year. But the University of Iowa Department of Dance was not going to let it stop the 39th edition of Dance Gala.