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Fisher Theater

Located on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames, IA, Fisher Theater is the home for Iowa State University’s Theatre Department. The venue features a loading dock, freight elevator, truck parking, two dressing rooms and access for mobility-impaired audience members.
The venue is part of the Iowa State Center which also includes the 2,729 seat Stephens Auditorium as well as the 43,000 sq. foot Scheman Building. All of these venue sit by one another and share on-site parking and staff. VenuWorks assumed management of the Iowa State Center on August 1, 2015.
  • Iowa State University Theatre Department
PHYSICAL ADDRESS:
Fisher Theater
(corner for Beach Ave and Lincoln Way)
Ames, IA 50011
MAILING ADDRESS:
Iowa State Center
Scheman Building, Suite 102
Ames, IA 50011

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Tammy Koolbeck
(515) 294-8809

MARKET INFORMATION

MSA DEMOGRAPHICS
TOTAL POPULATION 89,542
MEDIAN AGE 26.7
20-24 YEARS 21.05%
25-34 YEARS 14.26%
35-44 YEARS 9.31%
45-54 YEARS 10.43%
55-64 YEARS 9.20%
TELEVISION & RADIO

TELEVISION

ABC (WOI-5)
NBC (WHO-13)
CBS (KCCI-8)
FOX (KDSM-17)
CW (KCWI-23)
Independents (WBXF-4 and KRPG-43), local affiliates.
Cable provider: Mediacom

RADIO

KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
K269EJ (101.7 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
KJMC (89.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: MINORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
K288DX (105.5 FM; DES MOINES, ETC., IA; Owner: POWER DU PREE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
KDFR (91.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
KVJZ (106.3 FM; ANKENY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
KDPS (88.1 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES INDEP. COM.SCHOOL DIST.)
KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
KWDM (88.7 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: W. DES MOINES COMM. SCHOOL DISTRICT)
KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
KZZQ (99.5 FM; WINTERSET, IA; Owner: POSITIVE IMPACT MEDIA, INC.)
MARKETING RESOURCES

Venue Marketing Resources

  • Outdoor Marquee
  • Advertisement on signage at ISU basketball and football games
  • Emails to ISU Students
  • Flyer Distribution
  • Advertising around ISU campus
  • Mail distribution to Broadway subscribers
EMPLOYERS, COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

MAJOR EMPLOYERS

Iowa State University: 15,211 employees
Mary Greeley Medical Center: 1,376 employees
City of Ames: 1,161 employees
Iowa Department of Transportation: 962 employees
McFarland Clinic: 925 employees

LOCAL COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY: 34,732 students

TICKETED EVENTS CAPACITY
TOTAL SEATING 450
TICKETING SYSTEM TICKETMASTER
CITY DISTANCE
DES MOINES, IA 35 MILES
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA 108 MILES
OMAHA, NE 170 MILES
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 215 MILES
KANSAS CITY, MO 225 MILES
CHICAGO, IL 360 MILES
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