Tour & Rental Information
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The Orpheum Theater Center welcomes the public to take docent-lead tours and to learn about our history while exploring backstage and behind-the-scenes areas. You’ll experience architectural splendor and technological wonders first hand. Tours give you a real ‘insiders’ look into the world of theater and film. They’re ideal for both locals and visitors to Marshall County. An excellent outing for your club, alumni group, or business associates. Please call our office at 641-844-5921 to arrange a tour for your group.
Theater and Space Rental Information
The Orpheum Theater Center is one of Marshalltown’s cultural hubs. Situated in the historic district of downtown Marshalltown, the Center is centrally located and near restaurants, shops and historic sightseeing sites. The Orpheum Theater Centers primary venues include a movie house and a black box (arena) theater. In addition to these main venues, the Center comprises of inviting lobby spaces, learning studio spaces for break-out sessions, readings and seminars or rehearsals. Also available is the outdoor patio and amphitheater for patio parties in the summer season.
For more information and rates, please call 641-844-5920 or email Lindsey van Wyk, Orpheum Event Coordinator, at Lindsey.Vanwyk@iavalley.edu .
Among the organizations who have rented the Orpheum Theater Center's spaces are:
Not In Our Town Committee, Iowa State University—Dr. Ebers, 20th Century Club, Iowa Valley of Fear—Sherlock Holmes Club, Marshalltown Central Business District, Marshalltown Community College Students, Fisher Controls—Emerson Process Management, Iowa Valley Leadership Classes, Marshalltown Development Foundation, Marshalltown Community College Student Ambassadors, Mid Iowa Community Action, TRIO Students, Marshalltown Medical Surgical Center Trauma Conference, Marshalltown Community College Residence Life Training, Marshalltown High School—Class of 1957, Marshalltown Community College Registrars Retreat, Marshalltown High School—Class of 1952, Marshalltown Community College Admissions Retreat, Child Abuse Prevention Services, Marshalltown Community College Provost Meetings, Building Healthy Families, Marshalltown Community College Admissions Retreat, Senior Center of Urbandale, Marshalltown First Responders, Marshalltown PM Kiwanis, Martha Ellen Tye Foundation Board, Ryan Electrical Services, Bickford Cottage Residents, Region 6 Planning Committee, Marshalltown High School—Class of 1962, University Women, Pine Grove Saving Bank, Red Hat Ladies, Iowa Public Transit Association, Sister Cities, Emerson Interns, Rogers University, Marshalltown Evening Lions, Mechdyne Corporation, How-Gan Security, Altoona Methodist Church, Marshalltown Young Professionals, Marshalltown Community Theater Board, Health Occupations, Marshalltown Chamber of Commerce, Marshall County Arts & Cultural Alliance—Culture Club, Edward Jones Investments, Main Street of Iowa, Fortnight Club, American Association of Retired Persons, New Earth Book Club