Blog: Education Highlights

Check out Des Moines Performing Arts' education blog, highlighting past events and projects. Recent updates include:

29 Schools Announced to Participate in the 2014-2015 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards

Friday, October, 24, 2014

Des Moines Performing Arts is pleased to announce that 29 Iowa high schools representing an estimated 2,000 students will participate in the third annual Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards. The Awards celebrate and honor the outstanding achievements of young musical theater artists from high...

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The Phantom of the Opera Vocal Audition Master Class

Friday, September, 26, 2014

Last week, Kathryn McCreary (Wild Woman, u/s Carlotta Guidicelli) from The Phantom of the Opera North American tour led a vocal audition master class for area high school and college students. The students came prepared and ready to learn, and Kathryn was a great resource to able provide them with...

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Treasure Island Theater Camp - Day 5

Friday, August, 8, 2014

What a fantastic week at Treasure Island Theater Camp! Check out a recap of the last day of camp below:Morning Rehearsal (All Ages)Students began the day with a run through of the entire show! During this run through, Missoula Children's Theatre guest Actor/Directors Alex a Jesse had the kids...

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Treasure Island Theater Camp - Day 4

Thursday, August, 7, 2014

Time flies when you're having fun! We can't believe the performance of Treasure Island is tomorrow. We had another thrilling day at camp filled with theater, art, and bursts of creativity.Assistant directors Melanie and Shane give cues from off-stage during rehearsal.MORNING WORKSHOPSArt Workshop...

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Treasure Island Theater Camp - Day 3

Wednesday, August, 6, 2014

Shiver me timbers! It was a full day of fun here at Des Moines Performing Arts. Read on for highlights from today's workshops, classes, and rehearsals!MCT actor/director Jesse Hinton high-fives our Seagulls for a job well done in rehearsal.MORNING WORKSHOPSArt Workshop (Ages 6-7)In a workshop led by...

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