2013.04.12 | By Tim Schoon and Christopher Clair | 07:21 AM
Dancers in Company, the University of Iowa Department of Dance's resident touring company, is traveling throughout Iowa and the Midwest this spring, performing live concerts and lecture demonstrations for audiences of all ages. 'Iowa Now' traveled with the troupe to Indian Hills Community College to document the dancers' well-rounded experience. Story
UI professor Armando Duarte, a choreographer at the UI since 1993, was inspired to create a three-week study abroad program in his native Brazil to share the culture of Carnival with UI students. He is currently in Brazil with 20 UI students so they can study the unique culture firsthand.
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UI Department of Dance faculty member Rebekah Kowal was honored for her book, "How to Do Things With Dance: Performing Change in Postwar America," in which she takes a fresh view of modern dance in the 1950s, portraying dance as an agent of social change in the Cold War era. Kowal discusses her research with Iowa Now. Story
Legendary modern-dance choreographer/director Jennifer Muller will be in residence at the University of Iowa Department of Dance this week, preparing UI dancers to perform her classic work "SPEEDS" in the upcoming Dance Gala. Story
A mini-Carnaval at 4:30 p.m., Friday, June 8, outside the University of Iowa Theatre Building will feature music, dance, masks, and puppets, along with stilt-walkers from Canada's Swizzlestick Theatre. Story