Des Moines Ballet Tickets

2024/2025 Season

Explore all upcoming Des Moines ballet and dance performances in the 2024/2025 season. This season is set to showcase an impressive array of performances, blending the elegance of classical ballet with the dynamic energy of modern dance. Whether you’re a connoisseur of the classics or a fan of avant-garde movements, Des Moines’s forthcoming season offers a rich tapestry of artistic expression. Secure your spot at the forefront of dance by purchasing authentic ballet tickets to this season’s most anticipated ballet and dance events.

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Ballet & Dance in Des Moines

Performances 2024/2025

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Events: 8
  • Ballet Des Moines: A Midsummer Night's Dream
    Apr
    26
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Fri
    Hoyt Sherman Place Theater | Capacity: 1252
    50309, 1501 Woodland, Des Moines, IA, US
    Prices from $47
    Avg. price ~ $109
    Available Tickets: 596
    Tickets
  • Ballet Des Moines: A Midsummer Night's Dream
    Apr
    27
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Sat
    Hoyt Sherman Place Theater | Capacity: 1252
    50309, 1501 Woodland, Des Moines, IA, US
    Prices from $47
    Avg. price ~ $111
    Available Tickets: 544
    Tickets
  • Ballet Des Moines: A Midsummer Night's Dream
    Apr
    28
    2024
    2:00 PM
    Sun
    Hoyt Sherman Place Theater | Capacity: 1252
    50309, 1501 Woodland, Des Moines, IA, US
    Prices from $47
    Avg. price ~ $112
    Available Tickets: 620
    Tickets
  • Ballet and Dance Tickets
    May
    11
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Sat
    Des Moines Civic Center | Capacity: 2700
    50309, 221 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA, US
    Prices from $36
    Avg. price ~ $142
    Available Tickets: 93
    Tickets
  • Ballet and Dance Tickets
    May
    12
    2024
    2:30 PM
    Sun
    Des Moines Civic Center | Capacity: 2700
    50309, 221 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA, US
    Prices from $52
    Avg. price ~ $144
    Available Tickets: 85
    Tickets
  • Ballet and Dance Tickets
    Jun
    08
    2024
    10:00 AM
    Sat
    Hoyt Sherman Place Theater | Capacity: 1252
    50309, 1501 Woodland, Des Moines, IA, US
    Prices from $18
    Avg. price ~ $70
    Available Tickets: 208
    Tickets
  • Ballet and Dance Tickets
    Jun
    08
    2024
    2:00 PM
    Sat
    Hoyt Sherman Place Theater | Capacity: 1252
    50309, 1501 Woodland, Des Moines, IA, US
    Prices from $18
    Avg. price ~ $70
    Available Tickets: 206
    Tickets
  • Ballet and Dance Tickets
    Jun
    08
    2024
    6:00 PM
    Sat
    Hoyt Sherman Place Theater | Capacity: 1252
    50309, 1501 Woodland, Des Moines, IA, US
    Prices from $18
    Avg. price ~ $71
    Available Tickets: 194
    Tickets

List Of All Performances

What Do You Do With An Idea?
What Do You Do With An Idea?
Performances: 2
Des Moines Civic Center
Apr 20, 2024 11:00 AM
Shen Yun Performing Arts
Shen Yun Performing Arts
Performances: 2
Des Moines Civic Center
Apr 21, 2024 2:00 PM
A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Performances: 3
Hoyt Sherman Place Theater
Apr 26, 2024 7:00 PM
Squirrel Girl Goes To College and Hammered: A Thor & Loki Play
Squirrel Girl Goes To College and Hammered: A Thor & Loki Play
Performances: 10
Stoner Studio Theater - Des Moines Performing Arts
Apr 26, 2024 7:00 PM
Ballet Des Moines
Ballet Des Moines
Performances: 6
Hoyt Sherman Place Theater
Apr 26, 2024 7:00 PM
MJ - The Musical
MJ - The Musical
Performances: 8
Des Moines Civic Center
Apr 30, 2024 7:30 PM
Peking Acrobats
Peking Acrobats
Performances: 1
Des Moines Civic Center
May 18, 2024 11:00 AM
Melancholy Play
Melancholy Play
Performances: 9
Stoner Studio Theater - Des Moines Performing Arts
Jun 7, 2024 7:30 PM
Motivate Dance Recital
Motivate Dance Recital
Performances: 6
Hoyt Sherman Place Theater
Jun 8, 2024 10:00 AM
Stomp
Stomp
Performances: 10
Des Moines Civic Center
Jun 20, 2024 7:30 PM
The Prom
The Prom
Performances: 10
Stoner Studio Theater - Des Moines Performing Arts
Jul 19, 2024 7:00 PM
Moulin Rouge - The Musical
Moulin Rouge - The Musical
Performances: 16
Des Moines Civic Center
Aug 20, 2024 7:30 PM
Chicago - The Musical
Chicago - The Musical
Performances: 5
Des Moines Civic Center
Dec 6, 2024 7:30 PM
A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
Performances: 9
North Shore Music Theatre
Dec 13, 2024 7:30 PM
Shucked
Shucked
Performances: 8
Des Moines Civic Center
Jan 28, 2025 7:30 PM
Life of Pi
Life of Pi
Performances: 8
Des Moines Civic Center
Feb 25, 2025 7:30 PM
Some Like It Hot
Some Like It Hot
Performances: 8
Des Moines Civic Center
Mar 18, 2025 7:30 PM
Hadestown
Hadestown
Performances: 5
Des Moines Civic Center
Apr 11, 2025 7:30 PM
& Juliet - Musical
& Juliet - Musical
Performances: 8
Des Moines Civic Center
May 6, 2025 7:30 PM
Hamilton
Hamilton
Performances: 16
Des Moines Civic Center
Jun 3, 2025 7:30 PM
Parade
Parade
Performances: 8
Des Moines Civic Center
Jul 29, 2025 7:30 PM

Most Popular Ballets

The term “best” can be subjective, especially in the arts, but there are certainly ballets that have stood the test of time and are revered for their choreography, music, and impact on the ballet world. Here are some of the most celebrated ballets:


  • The Nutcracker by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is a holiday classic known for enchanting music and festive storyline. It’s particularly famous for pieces like “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” and “Waltz of the Flowers.”
  • Swan Lakeby Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is known for its demanding lead roles, iconic music, and the tragic love story between Prince Siegfried and Odette, a princess turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer’s curse.
  • Giselle by Adolphe Adam – A romantic ballet in two acts, “Giselle” tells the story of a peasant girl who dies of a broken heart after discovering her lover is betrothed to another. The ballet is particularly noted for the “Wilis,” a group of supernatural women who dance men to death.
  • Cinderella is an enchanting story for all ages with a beautiful dose of humor, the majesty of classical ballet, and the promise of “happily ever after.”
  • Sleeping Beauty by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – Another masterpiece known for its exquisite production, fairy tale charm, and challenging lead roles. The “Rose Adagio” is one of ballet’s most famous sequences.
  • Romeo and Juliet by Sergei Prokofiev – Based on Shakespeare’s tragic play, this ballet is celebrated for its dramatic score and the emotional depth of its lead roles. It’s a staple in the repertoire of many companies.
  • Coppélia” by Léo Delibes is a comedic ballet about a doll, Coppélia, who is so lifelike that a village youth, Franz, becomes infatuated with her, causing jealousy in his true love, Swanilda.
  • Don Quixote by Ludwig Minkus – Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ classic novel, this ballet is noted for its Spanish flair, technical bravado, and the spirited character of Kitri.
  • Serenade by George Balanchine to music by Tchaikovsky is a milestone in American ballet. It is Balanchine’s first ballet created in America and is notable for its beauty, innovation, and use of an ensemble in neoclassical ballet.
  • Dracula Ballet – In the Shadow of Evil. Enter the terrifying domain of the legendary vampire whose insatiable bloodlust wrecks horror and destruction on his unwitting victims.

These ballets are performed by companies worldwide and continue to draw audiences for their incredible choreography, music, and the emotional depth of their storytelling.