Tina Trahan

Artist Tina Trahan loves being creative! She began drawing and painting at a young age. This love of art has always been a strong part of her life even to this day. She still LOVES to experiment with color and composition. As a self taught artist Tina continues to educate herself through books, workshops, online […]

Theresa Singleton

Theresa Singleton has been an educator for over 30 years. As a retired librarian, she enjoys using her creative talents to foster the love of reading and the Arts in young minds. The author of four children’s books, Theresa has penned stories rich with Louisiana themes and important educational lessons which include songs and dances. […]

Sasha Nick

  Sasha Nick has been a Teaching Artist in the PACE program for over 15 years and continues to find the experience rewarding. My teaching skills and style are attributed to the training and support received through the PACE program and the Montessori Method. I bring a high level of enthusiasm and creativity to all […]

Sam Wróbel

Sam Wróbel is a papercutting artist based in SW Louisiana, specializing in the Polish folk art of wycinanki. Sam grew up in the Chicago area, where they learned wycinanki from artist Doris Sikorsky. Together they received two Master/Apprentice grants in Ethnic Art from the Illinois Arts Council. As an adult, Sam spent 10 years as […]

Roz Fisher

Roz Fisher has been a PACE Teaching Artist for the past 17 years in Lafayette Parish Schools and have been on the Teaching Artist roster for most of those years. I also teach PACE in Vermillion parish as well for the past 4 years. I have presented several Workshops for Teachers on integrating the arts […]

Madison Graves

Madison is from Shreveport, LA where she studied for 13 years at Shreveport Dance Academy under the Royal Academy of Dance Syllabus, competed at the Youth America Grand Prix, and performed biannually with the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet. Continuing her passion for movement, Madison went on to major in dance at UL Lafayette, receiving a BFA […]

Lillian Marcus

My name is Lillian Marcus, and I’m a dancer and dance teacher from Tallahassee, Florida. In 2019, I graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a BFA in Performing Arts-Dance and a minor in Psychology. My professional work as a performer includes Gina Aswell’s site specific performance “Everyplace We Ever Lived” which premiered […]

Kabuki Dancers

Kabuki Dancers are a group of performing artists from the Acadiana area of Louisiana. As a group, we have performed and competed at various festivals, stage shows and competitions throughout the nation. Highlights include: The Apollo Theater NYC, local media appearances, as well as being a part of Festival International de Louisiane. Locally, we work […]

Joli Noel

Joli Noel graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a bachelor’s degree of fine arts in Choreographic Design. Over the last 22 years she has gained experience in teaching various forms of art–mainly visual art & creative movement to all ages. She has taught with the Teaching Artist Program, PACE (Primary Academic and […]

Jeremy Benoit

Smooth jazz saxophonist, Jeremy Benoit, better known as “JB Saax” is a lifelong resident of Lafayette, LA.  He graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette earning his bachelor of the arts degree in communications. He has performed all over the state of Louisiana as well as other regional areas. He has opened up for […]