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New Change Leaders

  Thirteen Individuals Set Out to Lead Change in their Utah Communities SALT LAKE CITY –  On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016, the Utah Division of Arts & Museums recognized 13 certified graduates of the Change Leader Institute, an innovative leadership development program for people interested in advancing their communities through culture and the arts. The certified […]

Once Upon a Mattress Cast List

Below is the Once Upon a Mattress cast list. Thank you to all who auditioned. Minstrel – Hutch Jorgensen Queen Aggravain – Liz Kershisnik-Gwynn King Sextimus the Silent – Kevin Gwynn Wizard – Kory Koontz Jester – Matthew Maag Princess Winnifred – Alyssa Koontz Prince Dauntless – Tanner Tate Lady Larken – Allison Klippel Sir […]

New Partner

#NewPartner The Midvale Arts Council is excited to announce that we have partnered with Quick Wits Comedy Improv Team. They will be making the Midvale Performing Arts Center their new home. Do you love improv? Do you know what improv is?! Have you ever seen “Whose Line is it Anyway”? Check out Quick Wits if […]

Call for Volunteers

If you like the arts in any way (watching OR performing) come play with us!! Email suzanne@midvalearts.com for more info. You can be involved as much or as little as you like. Some of the committees you can help with are: Productions, Concert, Visual/Literary Arts, Concessions, Volunteers, and more. What skills do you need? NONE!! […]

Thank You Larry H. Miller Charities

A BIG thank you to Larry H. Miller Charities for their generous donation to help support Missoula Children’s Theatre this spring in our elementary schools. Thanks to their donation along with the generous support of Sorenson Legacy Foundation, Missoula Children’s Theatre will spend a week in each Midvale Elementary school conducting workshops, assemblies, auditioning and […]

Thank You Sorenson Legacy Foundation

A big thank you to the Sorenson Legacy Foundation! They have once again given the Midvale Arts Council a generous grant to send Missoula Children’s Theatre into each of our elementary schools this spring! Art and culture help to educate and influence our youth at a critical time in their lives, thus sparking creativity and […]

Into the Woods Cast List

Narrator/Mysterious Man               Levi Manley Cinderella                                                  Rivkah Wright Jack                                                              Curtis Klippel Jack’s Mother                                          Janzell Tutor Baker                                                           Ames Bell Baker’s Wife                                            Melissa Alston Cinderella’s Stepmother                    Emily Seaton Florinda                                                     DeeDee Palmer Lucinda                                                      Karrlen Johnson Little Red Riding Hood                       Ashley Bates Witch                                                           Casey Matern Cinderella’s Mother/Granny            Katelyn Johnson Cinderella’s Prince/Wolf                   Jeremiah Wing Rapunzel                                                    Natalie Easter Rapunzel’s Prince                                  Craig Clifford […]

New Seating

It is hard to remember back to the good old days  when you’d go in to see a show at the Midvale Performing Arts Center and sit down in those beautiful orange chairs. It was always a crap-shoot whether you’d get a good seat, a seat with a spring poking  your behind, seating with holes […]

What does it mean to be in a production team?

Theater productions usually have an army of workers behind the scenes to pull of what is seen on stage.  Twelve Angry Jurors had a much much smaller crew than normal. This production team, or pro team, consisted of 5 individuals: Producer Stephanie Johnson, Director Melody Chapman, Assistant Director (Production Assistant) DeeDee Palmer, Stage Manager/Tech Jacob […]

Juror Spotlight 5 & 11

These two men are our gentle giants! Ethan – Juror 5 has played this part previously for another theater. We took what he already did and built some goth into it as well. Ethan is an amazingly gentle soul and plays the Juror from the streets. He “grew up on the wrong side of the […]