7 Reasons to Check Out the Wellmark Family Series

This article is sponsored by Des Moines Performing Arts.

wellmark family series Des Moines MomThe Wellmark Family Series returns to the Des Moines Civic Center for another amazing season featuring four all-new productions. Each one-hour performance is designed to bring young minds on incredible adventures, while educating audiences of all ages and making memories that last a lifetime.

If you find yourself looking for a new, fun family-friendly activity, here are 7 reasons you and your family need to add Des Moines Performing Arts’ Wellmark Family Series to your to-do list:

1. Memories that last a lifetime

This is a unique chance to get the entire family together and experience live theater. Watch, laugh and be amazed at all of the wonders that these shows bring to the stage.

2. All shows on Saturdays

We know your schedule is busy, busy, busy! These performances all take place on Saturday afternoon so that you can still enjoy the show without missing out on other activities.

3. One-Hour Performances

Each show is just one hour long! This means non-stop fun from start to finish and then you get to carry that unforgettable experience into your next adventure for the day.

4. Professional productions for young kids

If you are looking for the perfect way to introduce the magic of live theater to the young people in your life, then look no further! These family-friendly performances feature professional actors, professionals sets and professional choreography.

5. Discovery Parties

The fun doesn’t have to wait until the curtain opens! Join us one-hour before each performance at the Civic Center for a FREE DISCOVERY PARTY! This pre-show event is filled with art-making activities, demonstrations, music and other fun experiences!

6. Experience theater through the eyes of a child

There’s nothing like experiencing the wonder and magic as you watch a child’s eyes light up as the curtain opens and the actors take the stage.

7. FUN for everyone

Live theater is FUN! Don’t believe us? Check it out for yourself. These unique shows transform the air we breathe, change how we experience sound and will even have you up dancing and singing. Everyone in the family will leave the show with their own favorite, memorable moment.

Wellmark Family Series shows

November 5 Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical, tickets starting at $25. 

January 21 Collision of Rhythm, tickets starting at $12. 

March 4 123 Andres, tickets starting at $12. 

April 29 Air Play, tickets starting at $12. 

Season ticket packages start at $47 and single show tickets start at $12. Both are on-sale now! For more information, or to purchase your tickets, visit DMPA.org.


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