Support Education

Double Your Gift, Double Your Impact!
You can make the Des Moines Performing Arts experience possible for more than 56,000 preK-12 students this year! Thanks to the Willis Lexus Drive for Kids, every dollar you donate to support our education programs will be matched by Willis Lexus.

With your crucial support, we’re able to admit all students to Applause Series performances for just $1 each, when the actual per-student cost is more than $6. Plus, Broadway workshops, master classes, residency programs, school partnerships and more also benefit from your support and help introduce young people to Des Moines Performing Arts experience, providing a unique extension of classroom learning unlike any other.

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.
  • Des Moines Performing
    Arts Partnerships:
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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