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Dancer Camille A. Brown to hold lecture, debut her Hancher-commissioned performance ‘ink’

Dancer and choreographer Camille A. Brown, a 2016 Guggenheim fellow, has had work commissioned by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Urban Bush Women and more. This Saturday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m., she presents ink, an original Hancher commission. The piece is the third in a trilogy about identity. The first two parts, Mr. TOL E. RAncE and BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play, likewise explored black culture and identity.
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Electronic music meets post modern dance head on at the Yacht Club

Tonight at the Yacht Club, two unlikely concepts will intertwine. Choreographer Angelia Mahaney (you may have seen her work as the grad student coordinator on Mission Creek Festival’s SciFi CoLab) has brought together a slate of electronic musicians and a team of dancers from the University of Iowa for an evening of performance. […]

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Tonight at Hancher: ‘Soil’ is as real as it gets

Soil Strauss Hall, Hancher — Thursday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. Hancher hosts a world premiere this week: the multimedia dance theatre production Soil, directed by University of Iowa Assistant Professor of Dance Michael Sakamoto. The final performance is tonight, Feb. 9 at 7:30 pm in Strauss Hall, an intimate space that is making its […]

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Photo Preview: Abraham.In.Motion explores social issues with dance

Dancer and choreographer Kyle Abraham brings his company Abraham.In.Motion to Hancher Auditorium tonight at 7:30. The performance will include three of his recent works including “The Quiet Dance,” “The Gettin’” and “Absent Matter,” which explores the Black Lives Matter movement. These photos were captured at today’s dress rehearsal. Tickets are $25-$35 for adults, $10-$17 for youth and $10-$31 for college […]

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