Co-presented by the Minnesota Theater Alliance, Minnesota Presenters Network,
and Minnesota Association of Community Theatres

March 27, 2014 at the Minnesota History Center

A panel discussion about touring and presenting shows in Minnesota. An experienced panel, made up of presenting venues and touring artists, tackle these topics from both sides of the booking partnership.


Why you would want to tour or present
What to expect when you tour or present
The Edge Center
How to do it well (and how not to do it)
Historic Holmes Theatre
Reif Center
Sheldon Theatre
Touring Companies
Commonweal Theatre
Non-traditional venues and funders
Illusion Theatre
How to get started
Mixed Blood Theatre
Partnership with others
Patrick Dewane (solo performer)
Your questions
Stuart Pimsler Dance Theatre
Your suggestions
Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
History Theatre
MN State Arts Board
Bonnie Schock




Resource Links


Company Attendee
20% Theatre company Claire Avitabile
A Center for the Arts Michael Burgraff
Ananya Dance Theatre Gary Peterson
Applause Community Theatre Wiliam P Muchow
Arts Midwest Christy Dickinson
Chatfield Center for the Arts Megan Kleven
Collide Theatrical Dance Company Regina Peluso
Commonweal Theatre Hal Cropp
Dances on High Theatre Dmitri Gerasimenko
Dances on High Theatre Ryan Koch
Dances on High Theatre Daphne Siegert
G.L. Berg Entertainment Ryan Meints
Green T Productions Richard Coleman
Historic Holmes Theatre Amy Stearns
History Theatre Karen Mueller
History Theatre Jen Rand
Homeward Bound Theatre Bruce Kirkpatrick
Illusion Theater Michael Robins
In the Heart of the Beast Lynette LaRue
In the Heart of the Beast Loren Niemi
Mad King Thomas Theresa Madaus
Merlin Players Julianna Skluzacek
Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company Sarah Rae Helms
Minnesota Music Coalition Ellen Stanley
Minnesota State Arts Board Bonnie Schock
Mixed Blood Theatre Charile Moore
Mixed Precipitation Scotty Reynolds
National Theatre for Children Leslie Vincent
Northland Words David Driscoll
Northland Words Zachary Novinger
Northland Words Laura Seifert
Open Eye Theatre Laura Abend
Open Eye Theatre Susan Haas
Open Eye Theatre Liz Schachterle
Open Eye Theatre Carolyn Van Nelson
Paradise Center for the Arts Ryan Heinritz
Park Square Theatre Michael-jon Pease
Sheldon Theatre Sean Dowse
Sheldon Theatre Russell Johnson
Stuart Pimsler Dance Theatre Stuart Pimsler
Sunset Gun Productions Candy Simmons
Table Salt Productions Dennis Curley
Table Salt Productions Jim Robinson
Teatro del Pueblo Kathleen Connoy
The Edge Center for Performing Arts Patty Field
The Reif Center David Marty
Theatre Latte Da Jeff Bieganek
Theatre Latte Da Dylan Wright
Tiger Lion Arts Ykatirina Cardenas
Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus Jeff Heine
Z Puppets Rosenschnoz Shari Aronson
Z Puppets Rosenschnoz Elena Giannetti
Z Puppets Rosenschnoz Chris Griffith
Z Puppets Rosenschnoz Morgan Holmes