Live Theatre

Livingston Montana Community TheatreWith two outstanding community theatre groups staging year-round productions, Livingston is home to some of the best live performances in Montana.

Blue Slipper Theatre

The Blue Slipper Theatre continues its tradition of offering the best in community theatre for over 50 years. The Blue Slipper, located in the heart of Livingston’s historic downtown district, produces four or five full-length productions each season, with a variety of comedic and dramatic selections included in the annual lineup. The Blue Slipper hosts touring productions, music, and comedy throughout the year and offers a holiday variety program to the public free of charge.

113 East Callender Street

The Shane Lalani Center for the Arts

Located in the heart of Livingston, the Shane Lalani Center for the Arts (the Shane Center) is dedicated to fostering creativity and building community through various arts programming, classes and events. The Shane Center is home to a thriving theatre company — mounting top-notch community theatre productions, classes, educational outreach programming for area schools, and intense Young Actors’ Workshops. In addition, the Shane Center offers access to a variety of short and long-term rental spaces available for a wide range of artistic endeavors and community events.

415 East Lewis Street


Other Cultural Venues

Elk River Arts and Lectures

Headquartered at Elk River Books, Elk River Arts and Lectures is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing great writers, artists, and lecturers to Livingston. They seek to provide educational, entertaining, and edifying opportunities for the people of southwest Montana. Elk River is a center for Livingston literary life, hosting two events each month, including readings, signings, lectures, music, and other performance arts.

115 East Callender Street

Yellowstone Ballet Company

Incorporated in 1990, Yellowstone Ballet Company is one of the first Montana ballet companies.  YBC began with an original production of Cinderella, including guest dancers from Bozeman and Missoula and professionals from the Stuttgart Ballet and Joffrey Ballet. The following year they started annual The Nutcracker productions with tours to Bozeman, Great Falls and Lewistown. They gradually added classics such as Giselle, La Fille Mal Gardee, and Swan Lake to their repertoire.

109 South B. Street