Study Guides / Resources



Des Moines Performing Arts provides a professionally written curriculum guide for each performance appearing on the Applause Series. In addition to information about the performance, the guides contain curriculum-related activities and discussion questions developed to enhance your students’ understanding of the show.

Study Guides for upcoming Applause Series performances:



Archived Study Guides / Resources
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.