Best LEAP Day Ever at Heritage Center

Jan 21, 2020

DUBUQUE, Iowa – University of Dubuque Heritage Center continues its seventh annual Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with the Golden Dragon Acrobats at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, in John and Alice Butler Hall.

WHAT:            The Golden Dragon Acrobats, Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series

WHEN:            7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29

WHERE:          John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center, University of Dubuque

TICKETS:        UD Students: First ticket free, additional tickets $5 in advance, $9 day of show; UD Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Parents of Current UD Students, Military, and Veterans: $19-$34 in advance, $24-$39 day of show; General Public: $25-$39 in advance, $30-$44 day of show; Non-UD Students and Children: $15 in advance, $20 day of show

* Free UD student admission made possible by UD Student Government Association, Asian Student Union, and the Office of International Student Services.

The Golden Dragon Acrobats combine award-winning acrobats, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music, and theatrical techniques to present a breathtaking show that will thrill audiences of all ages. Directed by founder Danny Chang, the group represents the best of a time-honored tradition that began more than 25 centuries ago. The company’s reputation is rooted in a commitment to the highest of production values and an attention to artistic details that is unparalleled.

Performing feats on chairs stacked 10 stories high, the 25-member troupe has traveled to all 50 states and more than 65 countries on five continents. The Golden Dragon Acrobats has received two prestigious New York Drama Desk Award nominations for its Broadway performances.

A free CyberCafé Knapp Stage Pre-Show Concert featuring ­­­­the UD Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Nolan Hauta precedes the Golden Dragon Acrobats from 6 to 7 p.m. in Heritage Center.

A Family 4-pack is available, which admits two adults and two children to the performance for $49.

Tickets for the Golden Dragon Acrobats can be purchased from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Farber Box Office, Heritage Center, University of Dubuque, 2255 Bennett Street; by phone at 563.585.SHOW; or online at

Celebrate the Golden Dragon Acrobats before the show with “Page to Stage” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Dubuque County Library, Peosta branch. Children of all ages will be able to decorate their own Chinese lantern, make a fire-breathing dragon craft, and try Chinese New Year snacks like lotus seeds and tang yuan. Participants will also receive one free children’s admission for the Golden Dragon Acrobats. Preregister for “Page to Stage” at or 563.582.0008.