Linda Grinde For the last four years Linda Grinde, MFA, has served as theater consultant and director for a plan to create an indigenous theater festival on the Flathead Indian Reservation. As a result of that collaboration, she helped to create, a one-woman show, BELIEF, with Salish writers Julie Cajune and Jennifer Finley, which premiered in 2012 at the Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts. BELIEF was performed and in Salamanca, Spain at the WILD10 land conference in October 2013 and in Missoula at the University of Montana's Dennison Theater, January 11, 2014.

Linda directed the premiere production for the festival, MOON OVER MISSION DAM by Victor Charlo and Zan Agzigian in 2011 and received a Montana Art's Council Strategic Artist's Grant for that project. Last summer she directed THE MUSIC MAN for Fort Peck Summer Theater, BECKY'S NEW CAR and THE FOREIGNER for Whitefish Theater Company, and KIMBERLY AKIMBO for Stumptown Players.