The APPLAUSE SERIES brings world-class performing artists and diverse art forms to Des Moines Performing Arts' stages for one-hour matinee performances for school audiences. Each performance connects to in-class curriculum, providing the perfect opportunity to learn about and through the arts.
UPDATED TICKETING PROCESS We're pleased to announce that we are now able to offer real-time ticketing to the Applause Series! Educators will now be able to create an online account which can be used to manage your reservations and to immediately confirm your reservations once your order has been placed. Watch this tutorial video on how to use the new ticketing process:
STUDY GUIDES Study guide materials are available to all schools attending Applause Series performances. These materials provide information about the performance, company, and art form, and provide curriculum-related activities and discussion questions.
PHOTOGRAPHY DISCLAIMER Photos and/or video taken of attendees during Applause Series events may be used for documentation and future promotional and fundraising purposes.
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.