Discounted student rush tickets are available for select performances on the day of the show. Student rush tickets are available in person at the Civic Center Ticket Office and now available online, too.

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Use Promo Code: STUDENT17

IT'S AS EASY AS 1-2-3!

1. Stop in at the Civic Center Ticket Office

Show your student ID to qualify you for student rush purchases online and at the ticket office.

2. Log in To Purchase 

After visiting the ticket office to verify your student ID, simply login to your DMPA account and use promo code STUDENT17.

3. Complete Your Transaction

Your tickets will show the full price until you reach the final shopping cart screen. At that time, the student rush discount will be applied.


Purchases are limited to two tickets per student ID.

Student rush discounts are valid only on select price levels. Generally, student rush discounts for Broadway productions will be available in the A price level, and student rush tickets for Temple Comedy productions will be available in the B price level.

Student rush discounts are available on the day of the show only.

Online purchases are subject to a 12% per ticket service fee. You may avoid the service fee by purchasing in person at the Civic Center Ticket Office.

View a list of shows offering discounted student rush tickets below.


(515) 246-2300

In Person
Des Moines Civic Center Ticket Office
221 Walnut St.
Des Moines, IA 50309
Open M-F, 9 am – 5 pm

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Available Student Rush Productions


February 20 - 25, 2018 Get Tickets


March 9 - 11, 2018 Get Tickets


April 3 - 8, 2018 Get Tickets

Les Misérables

April 17 - 22, 2018 Get Tickets
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