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Stephens Auditorium at Iowa State Center

Stephens Auditorium, managed by VenuWorks, is the premier performing arts venue for Iowa State University, the City of Ames, and Central Iowa. Stephens Auditorium is a full-service public assembly complex providing in-house stagehands, ushers, peer security, custodial, ticket offices, concessions, and conversion staff, and ensures top-notch services for all tenants, clients, and guests.

Square Footage: 128,224

Largest Meeting Room Capacity: 2,602

Number of Breakout Spaces: 9

Catering: Onsite – Full Service

Parking: Complimentary

Host to:

  • Popular concerts
  • Stage plays
  • Symphonies
  • Dance performances
  • Broadway Musicals
  • Family shows



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