Performing Arts Organizations, we need your active participation in this dynamic statewide PR campaign to promote amazing Minnesota Performing Arts. Pick one, or all of the items below to help all Minnesota theaters, and boost your own new audience development.

Explore Minnesota, the Minnesota Theater Alliance, and Twin Cities Public Television have joined together to create a new partnership, Explore MN Theater, to create awareness of the vibrant Minnesota theater experience for new audiences, and to help increase ticket sales and attendance for theaters throughout the state.

This round, we are holding two drawings for participating theaters to win an enhanced Explore Minnesota profile. TWO WAYS TO WIN! You can enter for TWO chances to win an enhanced Explore MN profile by doing these two things:

  • Put the Explore MN Theater logo on your theater’s website and fill out the form linked to the form icon above by 4:00pm on November 1, 2018. One winner will be chosen at random from all entries.
  • Put information about Explore MN Theater in your theater’s email newsletter and forward it to us at by 4:00pm November 30, 2018. One winner will be chosen at random from all entries.

More Ways to Get Involved

  • Fill out this survey! You don’t need to fill out the survey to participate, but it helps us know what you are interested in doing, and when to remind you of ways to get involved.
  • Send Production Photos or photos of your classes or audiences to us to promote your theater to our Dropbox account here!
  • Contribute tickets for our Sweepstakes. Deadline for the next round: October 1, 2018. Bonus Points if you can reach out to businesses in your community to create a tickets+dinner/hotel/other experience package! Fill out this survey so we know what you are sending, and mail your contributions to us at:
    • Minnesota Theater Alliance
      308 Prince Street, Suite 270
      St. Paul, MN 55101
  • Create profile for your theater on and get your shows on their Events Calendar! Here are some resources to get you started.
  • Start adding the Explore MN Theater to your website, program, and brochures. It is up to you which ways you would like to do this, but we appreciate any ways that you can share Explore MN Theater with your audiences/community, including the logo on your website, banner ads on your website, an ad in your program, a post on social media.