Darryl Van Leer to Join Live(stream) with Heritage Center

Nov 6, 2020 | University Relations staff

DUBUQUE, Iowa – University of Dubuque Heritage Center will continue its Live(stream) with Heritage Center series this month with Darryl Van Leer, an accomplished actor, singer, and musician, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at @UDBQMedia on YouTube.

Held this fall, Live(stream) with Heritage Center is an opportunity for viewers to meet the artists behind the music through Heritage Center’s social media. The series features interviews by Heritage Center staff with special guest artists and live music presentations. Each episode is approximately 45 minutes.

Van Leer has been captivating audiences for more than 20 years with his one-man dramatizations that he writes, directs, and produces. In addition, he has shared the screen with such actors as James Earl Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Gregory Harrison, Rue McClanahan, and Beau Bridges. In 2012, Van Leer co-starred in the feature film Deadline. He has performed at over 300 universities in the United States and has been honored with awards from the National Association for Campus Activities and Campus Activities Today.

Van Leer’s stirring performance of The Norm of Greatness: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., based on the writings of Dr. King, was postponed in March 2020. While his live performance is pending, he will join Heritage Center staff to preview The Norm of Greatness and other shows. Van Leer will also share some insights about himself as well as the art and tributes he creates.

Live(stream) with Heritage Center can be viewed at @UDBQMedia on YouTube. While the series is free, donations are welcome through the Friends of Heritage Center at https://www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/BecomeaFriendofHeritageCenter/.

To request a direct link to a Live(stream) with Heritage Center episode, please call 563.589.3432.