Des Moines Performing Arts' Education and Community Engagement programs began in 1996, with the introduction of the Applause Series for school audiences. Since that time, more than 335,000 Iowans have been impacted through a variety of program offerings, such as:
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 and StageWest. Events, dates, times, performers and prices subject to change without notice.