Project LOLA

Recently, AcA received a grant from the Mozilla Gigabit Community Fund to launch an experimental project using Low Latency (LoLa) Audio Video Streaming. In partnership with other agencies including LUS Fiber, the Al Berard Memorial Music Fund, Chattanooga Public Library, Louisiana Folk Roots, Old Fiddlers’ Association, and University of Louisiana

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All Hands on Deck

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

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Dramatic, Funny, Poignant and Real

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

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Thank You BODYTRAFFIC

It’s been our mission to find work that is undeniably beautiful and that allows people to find passion, belief, and escape through artistic forms. Through the BODYTRAFFIC Residency at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, expectations were far exceeded.

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For a Few Moments, There was No Talk of Illness or Chemotherapy

Choreographic works of Barak Marshall, Victor Quijada, and Richard Siegal have instilled inspiration, passion, and undeniable emotion in the professional dancers of BODYTRAFFIC. This week, throughout BODYTRAFFIC’s residency in Lafayette, the unique energy and spirit of this organization was felt through multiple outreach projects.  BODYTRAFFIC hosted three master classes for aspiring dancers and visited a PACE 2nd grade classroom of students at

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BODYTRAFFIC Education & Outreach Schedule

BODYTRAFFIC is known for dynamic theatricality and refreshing abandon. Based in Los Angeles and founded by Lillian Barbeito and Tina Finkelman Berkett in 2007, BODYTRAFFIC has surged to the forefront of the concert dance world and was named one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” in 2013 and the “company of the future”

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ArtBox Artist Profile: Dirk Guidry

ArtBox artist, Dirk Guidry, is working on a new commissioned mural for the recently remodeled Lafayette, Wyndham Garden Hotel on Pinhook. Painting directly on the walls of the hotel’s restaurant, Guidry visually describes a quintessential Louisiana bayou scene in his unique style. We got a chance to sit down with

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Experience Season 5

Here on Vermilion Street we’ve unveiled our 5th season and we couldn’t be more thrilled! A season filled with fantastic musicians, composers, dancers, visual artists, acrobats and much more showcases  the many dimensions of creativity in Acadiana. We can’t wait  for you to experience it. Incredible AllStar artists will take our

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PLAYing with Geometry

People usually ask what came first when creating a performance? Was it the choreography, music, costumes, set? Well in this interview, we know the Star Tetrahedron that James Wise designed for the set of PLAY came before the project PLAY! Not sure how they finally found one another, but that

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Great Opportunities for Artists and Organizations

The mission of Acadiana Center for the Arts is to foster arts and culture in the community. In keeping with that mission, we have fantastic opportunities for local artists and organizations alike. With public art projects like ArtBox, ArtSpark artist stipends, and grant programs like DAF FY 2016, AcA provides a

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