The Acadiana Center for the Arts (AcA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Samuel Oliver as the organization’s Executive Director. AcA is a non-profit community arts organization working toward the mission of fostering art and culture in Acadiana. “The AcA has a truly inspirational history,” Oliver
Issue #1 is an adaptation of comic book themes and designs to a live performance with the use of technological elements. The projects mixes dance, theatre, and live action stunts to create the thrill and fantasy that arises when reading comics. The performance will challenge how the audience interprets life
Dr. Gerd Wuestemann Leaves AcA for New Position in Arizona AcA’s executive director Gerd Wuestemann, D.M.A. has been appointed as the new President & CEO of Scottsdale Arts in Scottsdale, Arizona. AcA announced today that Wuestemann will be departing in March. “This was a very difficult decision”, Wuestemann said, “I
Opening March 25th, a co-production between Wanderlust Theater Company and The Tea Sippers’ Theater Company, Peter and the Starcatcher. Originally written by written by Rick Elice, based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, with music by Wayne Barker. Even in the midst of producing a stage
Days away from Still, Life: Women of the Bold New Old with Tales to Tell and the actors are giving us a behind the scenes, honest look at the hard work and vulnerability that went into bringing creator Patricia Sidman’s words to life. Still, Life: Women of the Bold New
Acadiana Center for the Arts is home to a 9ft Yamaha CFX. A grand concert piano, valued at $180,000, it is a character that requires delicate attention on a consistent basis. Sam Whitmire, a local piano guru and technician, partnered with Ace Ugai, a top technician from Yamaha Artist Services
David was many things: a fabulous songwriter and lyricist, an incredible pianist and, with his rumbling, low, baritone voice, an inspiring singer. He was a dedicated father and husband and a passionate anti-smoking advocate. He was a powerful, life-long presence in the South Louisiana music community.