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The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts is now open for select events! See the schedule below for information about both live and virtual performances.

Lobby and auditorium rentals are now available for public and private events, and we would be happy to make your event a success. Your safety is our first priority and we’ll work with you to determine if your event can safely be presented, and what mitigation strategies are needed. Please contact Managing Director Evan Hilsabeck at 319.248.9370 or with any questions or rental requests. 

The CCPA Box Office is open to phone orders from Noon–4pm, Wednesday through Friday at 319.248.9370, .


Upcoming Performances & Events 2021
Young Footliters Virtual Workshop Virtual Workshop: Rock Your Auditions!
Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre
Grades 4-12

Prepare to rock auditions for school shows, summer camps, and colleges. This camp will focus on monologues, performance skills, cold-reading techniques, song selection, and so much more! We’ll be dividing students by age group to focus on their audition challenges. Perfect your auditions to get the part! 

Date
: January 11, 18, & 25, 2020 at 6:00-7:30 PM

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Young Footliters Virtual Workshop Virtual Workshop: Exploding Stories!
Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre
Grades 2-3

Explore the magic of story with our youngest actors! These sessions introduce kids to great stories, far off lands, and interesting characters as some of our favorite stories come to life all around us. Campers will learn about teamwork, simple reading and storytelling, and some of the most interesting stories hidden all around us. 

Date
: February 8, 15, & 22 at 6:00-7:30 PM

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Debut Dance logo Debut Dance

You must have a promotion code to reserve seats for these private recitals featuring students from Debut Dance.

Date
: February 13-14. 2021

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First Date logo First Date
Presented by City Circle Theatre Company

When they are set up on a blind date by their well-meaning friends, Casey and Aaron will have to sing and dance their way through the pitfalls and perils of the dreaded first date in this musical comedy fresh from Broadway!

This virtual performance is professionally filmed and streamed right into your home! Buy your tickets now, and watch the show at a time of your choice February 26-28.

Date
: February 26-28, 2021


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Young Footliters Virtual Workshop Virtual Workshop: Face-to-Face with Broadway!
Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre
Grades 6-10

Behind every Broadway show there are hundreds of professionals.  In this special workshop, older students will meet Broadway pros who make the show go on: vocal coaches, directors, theatrical agents, producers, designers, and more. Learn about making a career in the theatre, and what it takes to be on Broadway. 

Date
: March 2, 9, 23, & 30, 2020 at 6:00-7:30 PM

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Stortelling A Pandemic Play logo Storytelling: A Pandemic Play
Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre

Kept apart by the pandemic, Chloe and her grandfather communicate only by Zoom, learning a little bit more about each other and the value of stories when we’re living in separate worlds.

This is a Zoom play written by Matt Falduto. There will be three live, scheduled performances. Suggested donation: $10.

Date
: March 12-14, 2021


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Young Footliters Virtual Workshop Virtual Workshop: Improv Games!
Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre
Grades 7-12

Through a wild array of theatre games, campers will learn how to improvise, develop characters, and tell a compelling story on stage. This fun and welcoming exploration of the world of acting offers opportunities for new and experienced actors to develop their skills. 

Date
: April 5, 12, & 19, 2020 at 6:00-7:30 PM

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City Circle Theatre Company Acting Out While Staying In: An Evening of Virtual Comedy
Presented by City Circle Theatre Company


Laugh with us from the safety and comfort of your own home as we present three short plays by local talents 
Christopher Okiishi, Brian Tanner, and co-writers Janet Schlapkohl and Paul David Story. Three unique half hour productions with one unifying theme—the living room. Tickets go on sale January 27.

Date
: April 9-11, 2021


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Elvis Postponed Joseph Hall: ELVIS Rock N Remember
***NEW DATE***


ELVIS IS IN THE BUILDING! Joseph Hall returns to the CCPA with a masterfully produced show that includes a mixture of Elvis hits from rock n roll, country, pop, and gospel. He's even got the teddy bears and scarves to woo the ladies. A must-see for all ages!

Date
: NEW DATE: April 23, 2021 at 7:00 PM


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Beatles Vs Stones Beatles vs. Stones - A Musical Showdown

Two of the greatest bands of all time face off in a high-energy, adrenaline-pumping musical showdown. The Fab Four, represented by tribute band Abbey Road, will engage in a barrage of hits against premier Rolling Stones tribute band Satisfaction. It’s a face-off you won’t want to miss!

Date
: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 7:30 PM


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Young Footliters Virtual Workshop Virtual Workshop: Ready! Set! Action!
Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre
Grades 4-6

Learn everything you need to know to join the theatre in this camp! We’ll focus on skills such as speaking on stage, collaborating with others, creating characters, and playing scenes from a script. A great introduction to the stage in a welcoming environment! 

Date
: May 3, 10, & 17, 2020 at 6:00-7:30 PM

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You must have a promotion code to reserve seats to these private recitals.