Ballantyne Auditorium

Ballantyne Auditorium

Ballantyne Auditorium is Kirkwood’s 364-seat Performing Arts facility and home to the talented students involved in Music and Theatre.

Ballantyne Auditorium is located at 6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW in Cedar Rapids. Use the south campus entrance and follow the signs to Ballantyne Auditorium. An accessible elevator is available to the left of the staircase that leads down to the auditorium.

Visual and Performing Arts Events

The faculty and staff of the Arts & Humanities department at Kirkwood Community College welcome you to the 2023 season of Visual and Performing Arts events. We have an exciting slate of music and theatre events you won't want to miss.

All performances will take place in Ballantyne Auditorium unless otherwise noted.

Fall Musical: Chicago*
Thursday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m.

Fall Musical: Chicago*
Sunday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m.

Lunch & Listen
Thursday, Nov 9, at 11:15 a.m. 
2082 Cedar Hall
Jazz Ensembles*
Saturday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m.
Lunch & Listen
Thursday, Nov. 16, at 11:15 a.m.
2082 Cedar Hall
Lunch & Listen
Thursday, Nov. 30, at 11:15 a.m.
Iowa Hall Stage

* = ticketed event. Get ticket information here

Jazz Express, Jazz Transit, and Concert Choir*
Friday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 p.m.
Concert Band*
Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m.
Cedar Rapids Community Orchestra at Kirkwood Community College*
Sunday, Dec. 10, at 3 p.m.

* = ticketed event. Get ticket information here


For more information on Kirkwood Visual and Performing Arts, contact us at:

Arts & Humanities
2092 Cedar Hall