The festival, directed by professor Anthony Johnson, includes eight student directors, directing eight different plays and is scheduled to run through Oct. 13.
The 10-Minute Play Festival and four other upcoming productions are a part of The Bank of Commerce Performing Arts Series during the 2015-16 season.
Season tickets for all five productions are available for $40 for adults by calling 406-683-7101.
Upcoming productions include “Growing Up in Wonderland,” “The Merchant of Venice,” “The Diary of Anne Frank” and “Rabbit Hole.”
Individual performance tickets are $8. Montana Western students are able to attend free of charge.
All performances are in the small auditorium on the third floor of main hall on the University of Montana Western campus.