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Bob’s Discount Furniture’s Schooltime Performance Series

The Schooltime Performance Series presents shows by some of the nation’s finest education-based touring theater and dance companies. The Series brings thousands of students in grades K-12 to the Garde for curriculum-based professional theater and arts performances during the school day. The Schooltime Performance Series is a part of The Garde Arts Center’s comprehensive arts education programming for children and students.


Summer on Stage with the Missoula Children’s Theatre

Calling all future actors, singers, dancers, stagehands, and directors! Summer on Stage is an unforgettable summer theater experience through the Missoula Children’s Theater and Chicago’s Compass Creative Dramatics. Your child will take classes in acting, movement, stagecraft makeup, and will participate in an original large-cast musical on the Garde stage.

Class & Rehearsals: Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Performances: Friday at 7:00 pm | Saturday at 11:00 am

The Secret Garden Summer on Stage Education Performance at The Garde Arts CenterWeek One: The Secret Garden: July 16-21, 2018

The Secret Garden, an original Missoula Children’s Theatre rendition, is a joyful retelling of a story of hope and celebration and all good things in life.

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The Snow Queen Summer on Stage Education Performance at The Garde Arts CenterWeek Two: The Snow Queen: July 23-28, 2018

Although set in a “land of colored ice,” this classic tale will warm your heart in its illustrative retelling from Missoula Children’s The by a group of fun-loving, imaginative hobgoblins.

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The Wizard of Oz Summer on Stage Education Performance at The Garde Arts CenterWeek Three: The Wizard of Oz: July 30- August 4, 2018

After a terrible twister roars across the dusty fields of her beloved Kansas, accidental traveler Dorothy Gale finds herself immersed in an unlikely tangle of friends and foes on her way to meet the mysterious Wizard in the Emerald City.

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Guest Presenters

At the Garde Arts Center, we are honored to have a number of artists, performers, and musical organizations that regularly call the Garde Mainstage home.


Partner Organizations

The Garde partners with a number of local, state and national organizations to continue to bring premier events and performers to the stage. Thank you to all our partners! If you are interested in becoming a partner, please email us or call us!