Summer Parks Tour
Founded in 1973 on the firm belief that Shakespeare belongs to everyone, our accomplished company of performers and staff work tirelessly to connect people, communities, and the arts, as we spread messages of unity and understanding. Ushering Shakespeare’s immortal stories of life, love, and tragedy into a modern era, Montana Shakespeare in the Parks is dedicated to preserving the cultural traditions of theatre and literature. Through artistic expression, we aim to provide lively entertainment that evokes smiles and laughter, alongside tears of joy and sorrow, to all people.
Our 51st Season
Born from aspirations to bring the timeless tales of William Shakespeare directly to rural and under-served communities, Montana Shakespeare in the Parks has been enriching the lives of people in Montana, and beyond, for 51 seasons.
This summer, Montana Shakespeare in the Parks is pleased to announce that our summer parks tour performances of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure and Alexandre Dumas’ The Three Musketeers will be coming to a community near you!
“The beginning of a new season is always a fun and exciting time around here. Our team and crew have been working hard to put together performances that not only honor Shakespeare’s immortal stories, but also bring about new relevance and understanding in today’s world. We can’t wait to see these stories come alive on stage!”
– Kevin Asselin, Executive Artistic Director
This summer, 11 actors will embark on 2 classic tales; William Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure and Alexandre Dumas’ The Three Musketeers.Measure for Measure, listed as a comedy in Shakespeare’s canon, has both dramatic and thematic elements relevant to the 21st century for all audiences.The Three Musketeers is a swashbuckling adventure story designed to engage all ages, especially our young people.
“All for one and one for all, united we stand divided we fall.”― Alexandre Dumas, The Three Musketeers
We are funded in part by coal severance taxes paid based upon coal mined in Montana and deposited in Montana’s cultural and aesthetic projects trust fund.”
Executive Artistic Director / Director – The Three Musketeers
Director – Measure for Measure
Costume Designer – The Three Musketeers
Costume Designer – Measure for Measure
Scenic Designer – The Three Musketeers
Scenic Designer – Measure for Measure / Co-Technical Director
Pornchanok “Nok” Kanchanabanca
Sound Designer – The Three Musketeers
Sound Designer – Measure for Measure
Lighting Designer (Bozeman performances)
Fight Director / Assistant Director & Intimacy Coach – The Three Musketeers
Intimacy Coach – Measure for Measure
Stage Manager – The Three Musketeers
Stage Manager – Measure for Measure
Assistant Director – Measure for Measure / Assistant Stage Manager – The Three Musketeers
Costume Shop Manager & Stitcher
Costume Design Assistant
Costume Shop Apprentice
Carpenter / Co-Technical Director
Master Electrician / Assistant Lighting Designer
Sound System Technician