Since 1996, StageWest Theatre Company has been bringing bold, cutting-edge, contemporary theater to the Des Moines, IA community. We aspire to continually pursue artistic excellence by creating engaging, intimate experiences for our audience. Telling unique and original stories with honesty, integrity and passion allows our artists to cultivate their talents, while providing our audiences with a memorable performance.

StageWest Theatre Company performances take place from October – June in the Kum & Go Theater, located within the Des Moines Social Club (SW 9th St and Mulberry St). While based in Central Iowa, our audiences travel from across the Midwest. StageWest is known for quality productions for mature audiences that address a variety of topics including social, humour and yes, even the risqué!

StageWest Theatre Company is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Organization supported by generous donors, corporate sponsors and community members that love the arts. All contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

We invite you to explore our website and attend an upcoming performance to discover what StageWest is all about.