Legacy Circle

We invite you to join the Legacy Circle, a recognition society for our donors who have included Des Moines Performing Arts in their will or estate plan. Your gift will help ensure the future of live, professional theater and theater-based education for generations to come.

To join the Legacy Circle, complete the Legacy Circle form (PDF) or contact Cherian Koshy, Director of Development at (515) 246-2351 or CherianK@desmoinesperformingarts.org.


  • Recognition in Des Moines Performing Arts publications' Legacy Circle listings (if desired)
  • Invitation to exclusive Legacy Circle events
  • Access to the Patron Circle Lounge at the Civic Center during all events presented by Des Moines Performing Arts
  • Legacy Circle Gift

Qualifying Gifts (many other gifts may qualify as well)

  • A bequest to Des Moines Performing Arts in a will or trust
  • Naming Des Moines Performing Arts as a Charitable Gift Annuity or Charitable Remainder Trust, that will ultimately benefit Des Moines Performing Arts
  • Naming Des Moines Performing Arts as a beneficiary of an IRA or other retirement plan.

Read stories of donors who made lasting gifts to Des Moines Performing Arts. To learn more about planned giving, please contact Cherian Koshy, Director of Development at (515) 246-2351 or CherianK@desmoinesperformingarts.org, or visit Leave A Legacy IOWA.

Des Moines Performing Arts
aspires to be a national leader in presenting the performing arts by engaging the Midwest in world-class entertainment, education, and cultural activities.
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Des Moines Performing Arts is a private 501 (C) (3) not-for-profit corporation presenting the performing arts to Iowa and the surrounding states. It is the presenter of major Broadway and educational touring companies, performers and groups, and is the performing home of many local and regional groups, including the Des Moines Symphony. Events, dates, times, performers and prices subject to change without notice.
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