Programs


Presented by The Englert Theatre and Little Village Magazine,¬†Witching Hour is a festival dedicated to exploring the unknown, creative process, and new work. 2015 marked a successful first year, with … Continue reading Witching Hour


The Englert has demonstrated a commitment to supporting local artists by commissioning projects such as the “Iowa City Song Project,” ‘An Illustrated Century,” “The Englert at 100,” and poetry by Dora Malech.

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From putting art within arm’s reach to bringing international talent close to home, The Englert Theatre is redefining what it means to be a community performing arts center by creating immersive new experiences for audiences. Read more about our special programming below!


Located on the second floor of The Englert Theatre, the gallery space houses art exhibits by local artists and is available to rent for special events and receptions.

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The Englert believes in supporting emerging and working artists and has created an Artist-in-Residence Program to allow artists time to work on their projects while experiencing and engaging with the Iowa Creative Corridor.

Greg Brown performing benefit concert for the Dream Center 2014

In addition to providing top-notch cultural programming, The Englert Theatre is committed to fostering a strong community. Through partnerships with local service organizations and performers, we help connect area nonprofits with customized rental packages to create the best outcome for each organization.


Mission Creek Festival takes place in Iowa City every spring for six days. The festival embraces live performance, the literary arts, and radical community happenings. Nestled in the heart of … Continue reading Mission Creek Festival

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