Blog: Education Highlights

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

Broadway Summer Intensive for Teens

Tuesday, July, 19, 2016

From July 11-15, 2016 forty-two teens took part in a musical theater intensive led by three guest Broadway artists: Chip Abbott, Nick Adams, and Kyle Taylor Parker. Throughout the week, the students took part in a series of workshops and audition technique classes in singing, dancing, and acting...

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To Build a Home: A Project Engaging Immigrant Women Around THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY

Wednesday, November, 25, 2015

In the fictional story THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, the character of Francesca is an Italian war bride living in Winterset, Iowa. In her eighteen years in the United States, she has established a family and done her best to assimilate into the small Iowa community that she now calls home. Using...

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Aladdin Theater Camp: Day 5

Monday, August, 3, 2015

It is the final day of Aladdin Theater Camp! It was a terrific ending to an amazing week! Read highlights from today's camp activities:MORNING REHEARSALAlmost immediately upon arrival this morning, all of our actors headed into the theater to rehearse with Daniel and Terry of Missoula Children's...

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Aladdin Theater Camp: Day Four

Thursday, July, 30, 2015

Time flies when you're having fun! We can't believe the performance of Aladdin is tomorrow. Read highlights from today's camp activities:MORNING WORKSHOPSArt Workshop (Grades 1-2)Our penguins were busy in the art room today making penguin costumes with Lizzy Feilmeier, Des Moines Performing Arts...

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Aladdin Theater Camp: Day 3

Wednesday, July, 29, 2015

Wow! It is hard to believe that we are now half-way through the week of our Aladdin camp. The day was filled with many arts-filled activities and rehearsals as we prepare for the show on Friday.Read on for today's highlights.MORNING WORKSHOPSArt Workshop (Grades 1-2)In their ongoing work with by...

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