Des Moines Performing Arts is home to three stages. The Civic Center features continental seating with a capacity of over 2,700 - all with a perfect line of sight to the stage. The Stoner Theater is a 200-seat blackbox theater. Our off-site theater, the Temple Theater, is located in the newly-renovated Temple for Performing Arts and provides the perfect setting for an intimate theater experience.
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.