The Imperial Sovereign Court of the State of Montana presents ‘Leather & Lace’ Drag Show

Saturday, June 25 // Doors at 7 PM // Show at 8 PM // $10 // Ages 18+ The Imperial Sovereign Court of the State of Montana (ISCSM) works to educate and advocate for the LGBTQIA+ community, while promoting social tolerance through the production and enactment of drag performance. The ISCSM works to eliminate the historical oppression of LGBTQIA+ individuals through expansion of the boundaries of sex, gender, and sexual orientation. We create a safe and welcoming environment through the production of events which explore multiple gender expressions in a fun and educational atmosphere. This June ISCSM presents a Leather and Lace drag show at the ZACC Show Room. Showing off the soft yet tough sides of drag. Join your local kings, queens, and in betweens for a night for show stopping performances – all in the name of fundraising for local charities! For further information, accessibility, and inquiries please visit https://www.zootownarts.org/meet-the-zacc/about/.

Gay Terror >> MIDSUMMER DELIRIUM >> Queer Dance Party

Friday, June 3 // Doors at 8 PM // Dance Party starts at 8:30 PM // $10 Suggested Donation 《 I T ‘ S  T O O  D R E A M Y … 》 ≫ Summer is in the air, and flowers aren’t the only thing in bloom. Lose yourself in a fine frenzy, a sweet-scented haze, as you frolic with Missoula’s most tender buds and blossoms… ≫ GAY TERROR is a dance party for the queer and questioning, along with friends they choose to bring. ≫ cover charge: $10 suggested donation, pay what you can, no one will be barred for not having the fees —- no charge for BIPOC  《FEATURING》 ≫ Auntie E and ≫ Belly Scruggs. 《POSTER》 ≫ @eight_coins 《END TRANSMISSION》 For further information, accessibility, and inquiries please visit https://www.zootownarts.org/meet-the-zacc/about/.

Pride Revival Comedy Night

Thursday, June 2 // Doors at 7 PM // Show at 7:30 PM // $10 Suggested Donation Join the funniest queer stand-up comedians from around Missoula and across Montana for a night of jokes and laughter. Hosted by Charley Macorn. Donations for tickets support the comedians and the Western Montana LGBTQ Center. To learn more about Missoula Pride 2022 events visit https://www.missoula-pride.com/. For further information, accessibility, and inquiries please visit https://www.zootownarts.org/meet-the-zacc/about/. 

Help Yourself / A Live Variety Sketch Comedy Show

Created by Casey Chapman & Shelly Howls Thursday, Friday, & Saturday // June 16, 17, & 18 // Doors at 7 PM // Show at 7:30 PM // $15 Help Yourself is a live variety comedy show featuring sketch comedy, standup, and improvisation around the ways we help ourselves and others… and all the ways it can go wrong. If you’ve ever had a therapy session go off the rails, gotten lost in the world of online dating, or decided that your 9-to-5 is soul-crushing, this is the show for you. Help Yourself at your own risk… or don’t. Each performance is partially improvised, so every night is a once-in-a-lifetime show. This show will feature adult humor, crude language, simulated drug use, and more sexual references than you probably want. Buy your ticket, then go ahead and schedule your next therapy session.  Help Yourself is created by Casey Chapman and Shelly Howls, and produced by Cat in the Wall Productions and the Zootown Arts Community Center. Featuring standup comedy by Andy Nemec and Thomas McClure, and performances from Aaron Juhl, Blake Powell, John Howard, and Jordan Demander. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Food Allergy Research and Education, and Missoula’s own Open Aid Alliance. For further information, accessibility, and inquiries please visit https://www.zootownarts.org/meet-the-zacc/about/. 

Help Yourself / A Live Variety Sketch Comedy Show

Created by Casey Chapman & Shelly Howls Thursday, Friday, & Saturday // June 16, 17, & 18 // Doors at 7 PM // Show at 7:30 PM // $15 Help Yourself is a live variety comedy show featuring sketch comedy, standup, and improvisation around the ways we help ourselves and others… and all the ways it can go wrong. If you’ve ever had a therapy session go off the rails, gotten lost in the world of online dating, or decided that your 9-to-5 is soul-crushing, this is the show for you. Help Yourself at your own risk… or don’t. Each performance is partially improvised, so every night is a once-in-a-lifetime show. This show will feature adult humor, crude language, simulated drug use, and more sexual references than you probably want. Buy your ticket, then go ahead and schedule your next therapy session.  Help Yourself is created by Casey Chapman and Shelly Howls, and produced by Cat in the Wall Productions and the Zootown Arts Community Center. Featuring standup comedy by Andy Nemec and Thomas McClure, and performances from Aaron Juhl, Blake Powell, John Howard, and Jordan Demander. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Food Allergy Research and Education, and Missoula’s own Open Aid Alliance. For further information, accessibility, and inquiries please visit https://www.zootownarts.org/meet-the-zacc/about/. 

Help Yourself / A Live Variety Sketch Comedy Show

Created by Casey Chapman & Shelly Howls Thursday, Friday, & Saturday // June 16, 17, & 18 // Doors at 7 PM // Show at 7:30 PM // $15 Help Yourself is a live variety comedy show featuring sketch comedy, standup, and improvisation around the ways we help ourselves and others… and all the ways it can go wrong. If you’ve ever had a therapy session go off the rails, gotten lost in the world of online dating, or decided that your 9-to-5 is soul-crushing, this is the show for you. Help Yourself at your own risk… or don’t. Each performance is partially improvised, so every night is a once-in-a-lifetime show. This show will feature adult humor, crude language, simulated drug use, and more sexual references than you probably want. Buy your ticket, then go ahead and schedule your next therapy session.  Help Yourself is created by Casey Chapman and Shelly Howls, and produced by Cat in the Wall Productions and the Zootown Arts Community Center. Featuring standup comedy by Andy Nemec and Thomas McClure, and performances from Aaron Juhl, Blake Powell, John Howard, and Jordan Demander. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Food Allergy Research and Education, and Missoula’s own Open Aid Alliance. For further information, accessibility, and inquiries please visit https://www.zootownarts.org/meet-the-zacc/about/. 

Revival Comedy Night (& Art Sale!)

Saturday, May 21 // Doors at 7:30 PM // 8 PM // $10 Did you know that a good number of Missoula’s comedians also make art? This May 21 at the ZACC, we’re showcasing all of our artsy stand-ups and giving the audience an opportunity to buy their art, both before and after the show. Get ready to see a diversity of voices and of art — with comedians selling everything from paintings and jewelry to zines, drawings, leatherwork, prints, poetry, cookies, and stuffed animals. With comedy AND art from Reneé LeMie, Sarah Medeiros, Charley Macorn, Mars Sandoval, Sarah Aswell, Sarah Sandoval, Nathan St. Onge, and more. For further information, accessibility, and inquiries please visit https://www.zootownarts.org/meet-the-zacc/about/. 

ZACC & RMBT present ‘A Breath of Fresh Air’ w/ Kasperthesaint, artwork by Eporu, & DJ s_nya

Saturday, May 28 // Doors at 6 PM // DJ s_nya starts at 6:30 PM // Dance Performance at 7:30 PM // $15 // $20 Artist Supporter Ticket Kasperthesaint invites Missoula to enjoy an immersive night of art, music, and dance at the ZACC. Experience Kasperthesaint’s latest work post-graduation from the University of Montana, and celebrate his professional move to Italy! ‘A Breath of Fresh Air’ is a night of live performances with a pre-show exhibit of visual art from Eporu, accompanied by s_nya DJing at 6:30 PM. The dance performance will begin at 7:30 PM, followed by a sampling of songs from Kasperthesaint’s latest release. For further information, accessibility, and inquiries please visit https://www.zootownarts.org/meet-the-zacc/about/.

UM Opera Theater ‘Sings Into Spring’!

Sunday, May 15 // Doors at 5:30 PM // Show at 6 PM // $15 Let the wonderful singers from the UM Opera Theater entertain you with a program of scenes and solos, fit for spring! Featuring scenes by Verdi, Mozart, Donizetti, and Gilbert & Sullivan. UM Opera Theater (UMOT) is a dynamic and exciting ensemble, committed to the most collaborative of all art forms, opera and musical theater. UMOT has gained national accolades for its dynamic productions of opera and musical theater. With the UM Opera Theater, students may participate in classic works, new works, and original works over the course of their studies. For further information, accessibility, and inquiries please visit https://www.zootownarts.org/meet-the-zacc/about/.

The Imperial Sovereign Court of the State of Montana presents ‘Welcome Back Bash: Performers Choice Drag Show’

Saturday, May 14 // Doors at 7 PM // Show at 8 PM // $10 // Ages 18+ The Imperial Sovereign Court of the State of Montana (ISCSM) works to educate and advocate for the LGBTQIA+ community, while promoting social tolerance through the production and enactment of drag performance. The ISCSM works to eliminate the historical oppression of LGBTQIA+ individuals through expansion of the boundaries of sex, gender, and sexual orientation. We create a safe and welcoming environment through the production of events which explore multiple gender expressions in a fun and educational atmosphere. The ISCSM Welcome Back Drag Show is the reintroduction of the drag performances in Missoula since the COVID-19 lockdown, and we’re excited to be back! Join these talented drag artists as they return to the spotlight and perform to raise funds for various non-profits in Montana. We welcome everyone 18+ to celebrate the return of drag. For further information, accessibility, and inquiries please visit https://www.zootownarts.org/meet-the-zacc/about/.