The Nuart, which opened in 1930, was built by Paul Demordaunt, who went on to form a small Idaho theater chain with his partner, Hugh Drennen. They also operated the local Idaho Theatre, a second-run house, and shared first-run films with a competitor, the Roxy.
The Nuart is now owned by Blackfoot Community Players who stage live performances and make the theater available to the community for rental. Live Theater creating an opportunity for folks in the area to develop talents, enjoy a hobby, and experience the arts. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978 with Walter Demordaunt listed as its architect.