The Iowa State Center will be closed the following periods over Christmas and New Year Time period. Thursday December 24 – Sunday, December 28 Thursday, Januray 1 – Sunday, January 4 The Center will be open during regular times on December 29-31. Everyone at the Iowa State Center wishes you a safe and happy… Read more »
Tuesday night (Dec. 16, 2014) the Irish group Danú performed at Stephens Auditorium. They performed some Celtic classics along with some Christmas favorites. Before the show ticket goers got to enjoy live music from the local band the Barn Owl Band. After the show donors had the chance to meet the band members and dancers…. Read more »
The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in the Iowa District is on January 10, 2015 at noon. The performance will be taking place at the Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall on the Iowa State University Campus. Imagine the road a performer takes to the Metropolitan Opera in New York. For some young singers, his/her entree… Read more »
The Iowa State Center’s presentation of The Nutcracker Ballet is now in its 34th year. This Annual production is the longest running Nutcracker in Iowa and showcases sensational talent on stage at Stephens Auditorium, December 13-14. A cast of over 200 skilled dancers from many area and central Iowa communities will take your breath away… Read more »
Elf: The Broadway Musical brought holiday cheer to Stephens over the weekend. There was a special pre-show event where the kids got the chance to create some holiday crafts and take photos with Buddy the elf. After the show fans got the chance to meet some of the wonderful cast.
What: Metropolitan Opera National Councils Auditions – Iowa District When: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at NOON – 5 p.m. Where: Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building, ISU Campus in Ames Admission: Free and open to the public, reception following The next great Metropolitan Opera star could be singing in Ames on January 10! On January… Read more »
Photos from the evening with the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra and special speakers, Des Moines Symphony Conductor and Director Joseph Guinta, and ISU Professor Emeritus Jeffrey Prater. After the show the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra and our donors enjoyed drinks and snacks to end the evening.
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Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood bring laughter and their world class improv to Stephens Auditorium. Before the show, Josh Chamberlin the founder of Last Laugh Comedy club spoke about the practice of improv and how we use it everyday. Photos taken on Oct. 26, 2014 by Jordan Julson/Iowa State Center