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A headshot of Camie Gunderson wearing a blue striped shirt and brown glasses.
"I love attending any live performance. Fifteen minutes into a show and I am already in awe by everyone’s true...
Carl wears a seaform green shirt and smiles standing in the empty lobby hall.
"There's nothing more fulfilling than ushering a Kaleidoscope show and seeing young children walk into the lobby...
Black and white image of the open hall with white text that reads Local Legends Live from Gallagher Bluedorn
What started as a way to find the light in the middle of a pandemic has since turned into a lasting concert...
Kelli stands in the crowded lobby of the Gallagher Bluedorn
"We’re so used to seeing patrons, volunteers and students with smiles on their faces, happy and enjoying shows....
A Space to Shine - Student Success Stories
Anna Baughman, originally from Denison, Iowa, graduated from UNI in 2018 with a degree in leisure youth and...
Four pairs of eyes of students featured in the blog.
The events of 2020 shook many of us to our core.   A deadly pandemic, repeated instances of racial injustice,...,
Actors dressed as barn animals pose in a barn scene.
Ready to get back to fun? We sure are!  ...
Steve Carignan wearing a rust colored sweater with a purple and white background.
The human brain loves binary thinking. The stove is hot or it is cold. You are a republican or...
Child clapping in the Great Hall
The last school year is one that no one could have predicted, that’s for sure. We’ve all adjusted and adapted in...
A Space to Shine - Student Success Stories
In addition to putting on shows, the Gallagher Bluedorn team has a huge impact on student development, teaching...
A Space to Shine - Student Success Stories
James Dewit, a 2014 UNI graduate, joined the Gallagher Bluedorn backstage team on an internship for his music...
A Space to Shine - Student Success Stories
Even as early as elementary school, Jake Barnwell, a 2018 UNI graduate, knew that arts and theatre production...
A Space to Shine - Student Success Stories
The longer a student is gone from college, the more they appreciate the experiences that helped kick start their...
A Space to Shine - Student Success Stories
What makes something good? What makes something great? For Brittany Conrad, that’s the question at the heart of...
A Space to Shine - Student Success Stories
From working backstage at the Gallagher Bluedorn, to managing stages around the country – UNI grad Beth Hicks is...
A Space to Shine - Student Success Stories
For Ashley Snyder, a 2015 UNI graduate, there’s nothing quite like seeing an event come to life. Lucky for her...
The Wait is Over
It’s been over a year since we’ve had the privilege of entertaining a house full of patrons – and we’ve missed...
Party on the Mezz
Bring friends and family to Gallagher Bluedorn’s LIVE and In-Person Local Legends shows with Party on the Mezz....
A Kids Play About Racism
Gallagher Bluedorn is proud to provide resources for educators that bring arts in to the classroom and help...
Executive Director Steve
We're excited to bring LIVE & IN PERSON shows back to the Gallagher Bluedorn! BUT, in order to do this and...
Hillbenders
More safe, socially distanced entertainment is coming to the Gallagher Bluedorn. In addition to Comedy Night...
Hillbenders
More safe, socially distanced entertainment is coming to the Gallagher Bluedorn. In addition to Comedy Night...
Hillbenders
More safe, socially distanced entertainment is coming to the Gallagher Bluedorn. In addition to Comedy Night...
Jabari Dreams Interview with Kelly
New to the Kaleidoscope Series, Chicago-based playwright Nabmi Kelley has developed a play that brings the civil...
Steve's Mid-Winter Update
Executive Director Steve Carignan provides a mid-winter update about Gallagher Bluedorn during COVID-19 times....
Block Party
Article originally posted to...
Harriet Tubman Virtual Residency
Episode Focus Questions: How do theatre artists tell stories that capture our attention? Where...
Harriet Tubman Virtual Residency
Video Length: 15 minutes Episode Focus Questions: How do symbols help us tell...
Harriet Tubman Virtual Residency
Join Christina Farrell in this virtual residency accompanying the performance of Harriet Tubman and the...