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Schedule* and Map

Annual Showcase & Conference

*Schedule is subject to change

Color code key:

For presenters - these events are either exclusively for presenters or they are not important for artists to attend

For artists/agents - artists and agents are strongly encouraged to attend these events in order to get the most out of this conference!

For all attendees - important for all attendees!

Friday, October 13

3:00 PM - Registration and check-in, 2nd floor hallway

4:00 PM - Opening reception / silent auction starts, Missouri Room

Sponsored by Northeastern Arts Network and Warren Miller Performing Arts Center

4:30 PM - Artist opening meeting / orientation, Missouri or Rainbow Room Room

4:30 PM - Workshop: WESTAF and TourWest , Gibson Room

5:15 PM - Workshop/discussion: Presenter Tips, Gibson Room

6:00 PM - "Five for five": artist and agent 5-minute pitch sessions, Missouri Room

6:30 PM - Turn The Tables, Missouri Room

7:15 PM - Dinner (advanced purchase required for dinner), Missouri/Gibson Room

8:15 PM - Montana Arts Council update and Presenter roll-call, Gibson Room

Saturday, October 14

8:00 AM - Registration and check-in, 2nd floor hallway

8:00 AM - Morning Hospitality, Missouri Room

Sponsored by Chouteau County Performing Arts and Kootenai Heritage Council/Rocky Mountain Talent Services

Coffee donated by Luna Coffee Bar

9:00 AM - Showcase I, Mansfield Theater

10:45 AM - Resource Room, Missouri Room

11:45 AM - Lunch, Gibson Room

12:30 PM - Showcase II, Mansfield Theater

2:15 PM - Resource Room, Missouri Room

3:30 PM - Showcase III, Mansfield Theater

Sponsored by TDS Fiber

5:00 PM - Resource Room, Missouri Room

6:15 PM - Strike Resource Room, Missouri Room

6:30 PM - Dinner, Gibson Room

7:30 PM - Block-booking meeting I, Gibson Room 

7:30 PM - Artist closing meeting, Missouri Room

9:00 PM - Jam Session, Kellergeist Pub

Sunday, October 15

All Sunday events take place at the Dark Horse Hall & Wine Snug (Hotel Arvon)

8:15 AM - Early morning coffee

9:00 AM - Block-booking meeting II / Member meeting

Sunday meeting space donated by the Dark Horse Hall & Wine Snug

10:30 AM - Joint closing session: peanut gallery (pokes & strokes), badge raffle

11:15 AM - MPAC board meeting

Venue Information

Mansfield Center for the Performing Arts

2 Park Dr S, Great Falls, MT 59401


Showcase Performances

Mansfield Theater

2 Park Dr S, Great Falls


Resource Room & Conference Events (Friday/Saturday)

Missouri Room (2nd Floor of the Mansfield CPA)

2 Park Dr S, Great Falls


Jam Session

Kellergeist Pub

300 1st Ave S, Great Falls

Sunday Meetings

Dark Horse Lounge (Hotel Arvon)

118 1st Ave S, Great Falls

The Montana Performing Arts Consortium annual artist showcase and conference relies on grant support from Montana’s Cultural Trust, the Montana Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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