A Non-Profit Iowa Dance Organization Dedicated to Dance Outreach

Tandem Theatre and Dance Company promotes the arts through education, performance and outreach across Iowa.

Determined to be continuously creative and adventurous, we seek opportunities to connect dance with the community. The mission of Tandem Theatre and Dance is DANCE OUTREACH.


Upcoming events:

August Dance Festival

Find our upcoming dance events listed on our Calendar

We have family-friendly events planned for the last three Sundays in August:

Family Day

Sunday, August 12

Gather with other dance families and enjoy some social time

10:00 a.m. Bike ride around Blue Heron Lake at the Raccoon River Park in West Des Moines

11:00 a.m. Dance-themed family games

12:00 p.m. Potluck  Sign Up! 


Modern Dance Concert

Sunday, August 19 at 2 p.m.

Featuring choreography by internationally recognized choreographer Michael Foley (Professor, University of South Florida), Co’Motion Dance Theatre, Fellow Travelers, and Hurley & Dancers

Viking Theatre, Grand View University

$20 Adult/$10 Child

Tap Masterclass with Rod Howell

Sunday, August 26 10:00 A.M.–1:00 P.M.

Classes will be held at Des Moines DanzArts Studio 2150 Delavan Drive, Suite 8 West Des Moines

To pre-register, email Benjamin at Info@tandemtheatreanddance.org




Hurley & Dancers

A Professional Modern Dance Company

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Mentoring students in dance creation through in-studio workshops and performances

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Community Outreach

Providing opportunities to explore the arts during farmers markets and community festivals

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Contact us / Donation

Are you looking for dancers to perform at your next event?