Le Papillon: Celebrating Floyd Sonnier’s Acadiana


Nov 2 2017 - 6:30pm
Nov 3 2017 - 6:30pm

Acadiana Center for the Arts

Ticket Price: 
$22 Adults, $15 Kids (under 14)

Presenting Sponsor:

The Moody Company Foundation
Kiwannis Lafayette
Atmos Energy
Tides Medical

  • RJ Fonseca & Katie Bernhardt
  • Rotary Club of Lafayette
  • Benny & Donna DiChiara
  • Mary Neiheisel

Ballet Acadiana presents Le Papillon: Celebrating Floyd Sonnier's Acadiana: Original performance featuring a marvelous melange of art, folk ballet, ballet, original and live music provided by The Has Beans, bilingual narration by adult and child actors, with a technical component in projecting iconic drawings of Floyd Sonnier onto stage where they come to life with the collaboration. This unique cultural product is a salute to Acadian culture and life in Acadiana, providing a glimpse of the 1930-50 era remembered and sketched in Sonnier’s authentic style. Don’t miss this important authentic expression of a unique cultural identity, which absolutely needs to be expressed in multiple art forms!