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WHAT DO YOU DO WITH AN IDEA

April 18 - 19, 2024 Des Moines Civic Center

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Grades K-5

Based on the New York Times bestselling book by Kobi Yamada, this is the story of one brilliant idea and the child who helps to bring it into the world.  At first, the child is nervous - what if no one likes the idea or they think the idea is terrible? But as the child’s confidence grows, so does the idea itself. And then, one day, something amazing happens! 

Told through movement, music, and narration, an ensemble of dancers creates a magical world where ideas grow and take flight. It is a story for anyone, at any age, who’s ever had an idea that seemed a little too big, too odd, or too difficult.  

Curriculum Connections

Literacy, Science, 21st Century Skills, Theater, Dance 

Teacher Resources

Teachers will be granted access to supplemental materials to help students prepare for and to reflect on their experience at the theater. Materials are generally available four-six weeks before the performance. 

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Questions

Contact education@dmpa.org or 515-246-2355 with questions about content or the reservation process.

Show Date Time   Availability
Thursday, April 18, 2024 10:00 AM    WAIT LIST
Thursday, April 18, 2024 12:00 PM    
Friday, April 19, 2024 10:00 AM    WAIT LIST
Friday, April 19, 2024 12:00 PM    

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