Montana TheatreWorks, which owns and operates The Ellen Theatre, is a non-profit organization dedicated to presenting to the Gallatin Valley the very best in the performing arts, with the goal to entertain, educate and inspire the audience, while celebrating the human experience, providing cultural and social enrichment for all.
The Guiding Principles of
The Ellen Theatre
Present the very best in the performing arts, education and entertainment;
Bring professionals actors, dancers, singers, comedians, musicians, etc. to the community;
Maintain and protect the integrity and continue the renovation of one of the most architecturally historic and significant buildings in Bozeman;
Provide opportunities for the community to participate in the performing arts;
Educate young people about the different aspects of the performing arts.
One of the earliest nationally-syndicated popular radio shows, Cecil and Sally (played by Johnny Patrick and Helen Troy) had over 15 million fans by 1930. They performed live at The Ellen, November 22, 1933.