The Central DeWitt Performing Arts Center is a community based non-profit auditorium whose mission is to enrich, educate and entertain by providing exposure to quality cultural experiences.
The Central DeWitt Performing Arts Center is a state-of-the-art venue for plays, musicals, concerts, recitals, comedians, dancers, speakers, business meetings, and other events in an auditorium-type setting.
The Performing Arts Center is part of a $28 million addition to Central DeWitt Community High School in DeWitt, Iowa. It opened to the public July 31, 2011, and offers comfortable seating for 799 patrons plus technically advanced lighting and sound systems, including a concert grand piano that has the capability to record and play even the most difficult musical scores.
Dedicated to Serving the Community
The Central DeWitt Performing Arts Center is a joint venture of the Central DeWitt Community School District and the City of DeWitt. It is operated by an Event Coordinator and a committee made up of representatives of the communities that comprise the school district. It is available for public events in addition to school performances.
The center is available for events in addition to school performances. This includes:
- Full scale performances of musicals and plays
- Lectures, presentations and panel discussions
- Chamber ensembles and solo recitals
- Productions by professional dancers and local dance academies
- Public and private events