Events & Workshops

Since 1972, Gateway Dance Theatre (GDT) has been moving to the rhythms of the world, fusing African-American, Caribbean, Asian and Indian music and movement into a multimedia experience for people of all ages and backgrounds.

Diwali Garba Party!!


Join us for Garba classes, $10 /class, Wed., Oct 2 & 9 from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m...


And get ready for our Diwali Garba Party, Sunday Oct. 13,

1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

An enjoyable and entertaining afternoon Sunday October 13--with crafts, delicious food, henna, and more!

Learn more here

East Village Holiday Promenade coming soon!


Gateway Dance Theatre will be sharing delicious treats and an interactive community experience again this year at the East Village Holiday Promenade.

Date to be announced soon.

World Food and Music Festival 2019 success!


Gateway Dance Theatre at World Food & Music Festival Sept 21, 2019. We shared Samba-Afro Brazilian, Riddims- percussion, Soca-Fit DM, GDT World on the small stage.

We also had an interactive booth on Sunday--making fans, Mexican flowers, and dressing up.


Visit our Facebook page to see more photos from our performance & kids and families having fun at the GDT tent!

Photos from this event on our Facebook page

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Gateway Theatre - 315 East 5th. St. Suite 12 Des Moines, IA 50309 - (515) 283-8383