Gateway Dance Theatre 40th Anniversary Celebration Invitation

Hello from Gateway Dance Theatre,

We are so excited about our 40th year of “moving to the rhythms of the world”.

On April 6th we will celebrate!  The gala will begin with a reception, followed by a concert that includes a welcome with the rhythmic beat of African and Japanese Taiko drums, a revival of Gateway’s signature pieces, excerpts from recent dance suites, and a surprise celebratory conclusion.

And the celebration wouldn’t be complete without your presence to share the evening with us. So we hope you will join us.  For more details see the attached flyer or visit us at  You can also contact us at or call 515-283-8383.

Tickets will be available at the Des Moines Performing Arts Center and its ticket outlets beginning March 15th.

 $60 VIP (Reserved Seating at Concert and Reception Admittance)

$40 Patron (General Seating at Concert and Reception Admittance)

$25 General Admission Concert Only

$15 Student General Admission Concert Only

(GDT Members receive a $5 discount on all tickets except student tickets).

Members will be given a password to get the member discount. 

All student tickets must be purchased at the Box Office with valid student ID. 


We look forward to seeing you on April 6th!

Gateway Dance Theatre

315 East 5th, Ste 12
Des Moines, IA 50309

Mission: Provide education, training and arts outreach programs to promote intercultural awareness and an appreciation of diversity through professionally directed quality experiences.

“Using the arts to ignite the mind” Arthur Mitchell

“Everything lives, Everything dances, Everything sings”  African Proverb

“The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie.” Agnes de Mille

“Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit.” J. Nehru

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