UPCOMING EVENTS

Luminarium - Albesila

September 28 - October 7, 2018 Get Tickets

BLACK VIOLIN

October 11, 2018 Get Tickets

The Lovestruck Balladeers

October 12, 2018 Get Tickets

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Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour

October 14, 2018 Get Tickets

A Paranormal Evening With Alice Cooper

October 23, 2018 Get Tickets

The Music of Cream

November 7, 2018 Get Tickets

TRIPLE ESPRESSO

November 16, 2018 - January 13, 2019 Get Tickets
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Each year, the Applause Series delivers 60 performances for students from preschool to high school.

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Recent News

79 SCHOOLS ACROSS THE STATE TO PARTICIPATE IN IOWA HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATER AWARDS!

DES MOINES, IA ― Des Moines Performing Arts is pleased to announce that 79 schools will participate in the 2018–2019 Iowa High School Musical Awards. Presented by EMC Insurance Companies, the I…

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THE CHOIR OF MAN STORMS NORTH AMERICA IN FIRST U.S. TOUR!

DES MOINES, IA ― Des Moines Performing Arts will present THE CHOIR OF MAN at the Des Moines Civic Center on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. as part of their North American tour! This worldwide s…

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