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 through the Mansfield Center. 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 2022 season of Visual and Performing Arts events. We have an exciting slate of music and theatre events you won't want to miss.

* = ticketed event. Get ticket information here

December 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Kirkwood Concert Choir with Jazz Transit and Jazz Ensemble

Ballantyne Auditorium

December 4 at 3 p.m.

Cedar Rapids Community Orchestra at Kirkwood

Ballantyne Theatre

December 6 at 11:15 a.m. 

Chamber Winds Ensemble

Ballantyne Theatre

December 10 at 7:30 p.m. 

Kirkwood Concert Band

Ballantyne Theatre

Visual Arts

In celebration of the International Year of Glass, Christopher Gray will be hosting hot glass demonstrations throughout this semester to help everyone understand the intricacies and beauty of hot glass. Sign-up is required due to limited space in the workshop: Kirkwood Community College: Hot Glass Demonstrations.

Tuesdays and Thursdays

12:30-2:30 PM

Art and Theatre Annex

Art Exhibit November 14 through December 12

Christopher Gray: Glass (showcase)

Maggie McDonald: Architectural Design (gallery)

Reception: November 15, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.


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

Arts & Humanities
2092 Cedar Hall