Supporting the Arts in the Big Horn Basin

We hold a variety of activities, from musicians to plays, movies to Zumba. We'd like to see you at the BCAC!

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Friday, May 13, 2016

Dance in Unlikely Places

Dance in Unlikely Places is a small touring group of dancers who perform in “unlikely places” – unusual sites or spaces in which dance is typically not presented. This year the tour runs May 16 – May 19 at 16 different locations across Wyoming, including Basin at the Basin City Art Center on May 18th. The workshop will be held at 5:30pm with a show followed at 6:30pm. Both are free to the public. The Dance in Unlikely Places group is based in Laramie, Wyoming and consists of five dance majors from the University of Wyoming’s Department of Theatre & Dance. The mission of “Dance in Unlikely Places” is to expose various locations throughout Wyoming to collegiate level concert dance. “Dance in Unlikely Places” seeks to expose its viewers to the beauty of Wyoming by inviting local community members to our performances and by documenting performances. The show will run approximately 30 minutes and includes various genres of dance such as Ballet, Modern Dance, Jazz and Musical Theatre. The workshops will run approximately 45-60 minutes and will include Jazz and Creative Movement - the workshops are open to all ages and skill levels. Dance in Unlikely Places funded by The University of Wyoming’s Cultural Outreach Program

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Basin City Arts Center Chili supper 5:30 p.m. 

2nd Annual Ignite the Basin 7:00 p.m.April 1, 2016

Please join us for a fun and entertaining evening!Last year’s Ignite program will be shown in the theater from 5:50 to 6:50 p.m.Come support the Basin City Arts Center so we can continue to enjoy great programs! Admission to Ignite the Basin is Free!  Donations always accepted!

IGNITE events are happening in over 100 cities worldwide organized by volunteers. Ignite presenters share their personal and professional passions using a specific format. The Ignite event holds the motto: “ Enlighten us, but make it quick!”  Anyone can throw an Ignite event.  The presentations are meant to “ ignite” the audience on a subject  whereby awareness, thought, and action are generated on the subjects presented.  At an Ignite event, each speaker has a time limit of five minutes, and must use 20 slides with each slide advancing automatically after 15 seconds. This forces speakers to maintain a rapid pace. At a just-comprehensible clip of 160 words a minute, Ignite speakers can utter about 40 words per slide, making a total of 800 words for the complete talk.

Chili Dinner with drinks and dessert: Adults: $5.00   Family: $20.00  children 5 and under free

Friday, January 22, 2016

Missoula Children's Theater

February 1-6

The audition for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Sleeping Beauty” will be Monday, February 1 from 4-6 p.m. at the Basin City Arts Center.

There are roles for students from Big Horn County School District No. 4 and No. 1 in grades kindergarten through 12th.  This is a group audition and no advance preparation is necessary.  Rehearsals will be conducted every day throughout the week.  The performances will be on Friday and Saturday.  All those in the cast must be available for all scheduled rehearsals and performances.

Friday, Feb. 5 @ 7:00 P.M.
Saturday: Feb. 6 @ 2:00 P.M.

The Missoula Children’s Theatre is a non-profit organization based in Missoula, Montana.  The residency is make possible by the Basin City Arts Center with generous donations from local businesses.

The Basin City Arts Center located at 117 S. 4th Street is a nonprofit organization supporting and developing the arts in the Big Horn Basin.

Friday, January 8, 2016

Talent Show
Sunday, January 17, 2016
beginning at 3:00 P.M.

The Basin City Arts Center proudly presents a wonderful selection of local talent.  This event is a fundraiser for our Missoula Children's Theater which will be held From February 1 - 6.  So far the performers are as follows:

Don Weeks/David Todd & Carole Blakeman
Carole Blakeman
Drew King
Olivia Frost
Jennisen Lucas
Cynthia Triplett
Caroline Schlattmann
Mark Cheshire

Talent show: donation
After the show, a potato bar and dessert dinner will be held in the upstairs ballroom.
Dinner prices: $5:00; children 5 and under free;  Family (immediate) of 4 or more $20.00

Come to the talent show or the dinner or both.  The dinner will begin around 4:15. 

Thursday, August 27, 2015

 Davis and Mavrick Concert

                                                             September 18, 2015                                                                     Show 7 PM

Davis and Maverick, a duo from Laramie, team up to play light rock, country and standards from the 50s 60s and 70s. They are well known for their harmony. Because you'll want to dance when you hear them perform, the concert will be held in the ballroom on the second floor of the theater. Although dancing is optional, there will be a lot of toe tapping going on - so don't miss out on this great concert. 
This concert is sponsored in part by the Wyoming Arts Council and the National Endowment of the Arts.
Tickets: Adults: $10, Children 6-18: $5, and children 5 and under free

Monday, August 17, 2015

The High Country Cowboys at BCAC Fri., August 21 
Free Admission - Sponsored by Security State Bank
Wine & Cheese Reception @ 6p.m.
Show @ 7 p.m.

The High Country Cowboys were born and raised in Montana where the cowboy spirit is still alive. Three brothers, John, Joe, and Marty realized a desire to bring back the good old western music from the days of Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, and the silver screen cowboys. For eight years they’ve been working on their harmony trying to simulate the sound and appearance of the Western Music groups of that time. They played for the first time for a public audience in 2013, and have since been playing regularly at the Pollard Hotel in Red Lodge. With two guitars, an upright bass, and three part western harmony, their traditional sound has been compared to The Sons of the Pioneers and Marty Robbins. They are now currently members of the Western Music Association. 

The High Country Cowboys are sponsored by Security State Bank with a wine & cheese reception starting at 6 p.m. in the BCAC Ballroom.  Show starts at 7 p.m.  Admission is free.  The Basin City Arts Center is a nonprofit organization developing and supporting the arts in the Big Horn Basin.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Dan Garnett in Concert

Country Western Guitarist Dan Garnett at Basin City Arts Center Friday, July 17 @ 7 p.m.  Enjoy some good ole country/gospel music by a hometown country boy from Worland!  Donations at the door.  For more info. Jennifer @ 568-9346