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Blank Performing Arts Center

Named for Dr. and Mrs. A. H. Blank, this building was completed in 1971 to house the Theatre Arts Department. In 2011 an addition was added to Blank that included an elevator, expanded and accessible restrooms and increased handicapped seating to the facility to allow everyone to enjoy the performances held at Blank. The expansion created faculty space, teaching classrooms and labs and double the size of the lobby. Located in Blank are the 125-seat Barnum Studio Theatre and the 500-seat Pote Theatre, where the Des Moines Metro Opera performs its summer season. Guest artists and senior art students can display their work in the Barborka Gallery. Blank also contains a workshop and costume shop, as well as offices and classrooms

41.3653657,-93.5684698

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Phone

515-961-1647

Upcoming Events

The Enchanted Pig: A Musical Tale

The Book of Fate announces Princess Flora must wed a Pig from the North. Drawing on Romanian and Norwegian folk tales with their origins in the myth of Cupid...

10/23 7:30pm
The Enchanted Pig: A Musical Tale

The Book of Fate announces Princess Flora must wed a Pig from the North. Drawing on Romanian and Norwegian folk tales with their origins in the myth of Cupid...

10/24 2pm
Simpson College Community Orchestra

Led by Dr. Mike Eckerty, join Simpson College's premier orchestral ensemble in their fall concert, featuring both students and professional musicians in the...

12/5 7pm
Symphonic Band

Simpson College's Symphonic Band performs in their fall concert, led by Dr. Mike Eckerty at the podium.

12/9 7pm

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Blank Performing Arts Center

Blank Performing Arts Center posted a photo 3/29/2012