Introducing Alex McBride
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Introducing Alex McBride

Alex McBride is originally from Lafayette, Louisiana. He received his BFA in Dance from The University of Arizona in Tucson and his MFA in Dance from Hollins University. Alex has danced and trained with San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, 10 Hairy Legs (NYC), The Limón Dance Company (NYC), and Basin Dance Collective (Lafayette). Alex is...

Introducing Megan Constantin
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Introducing Megan Constantin

Meet Megan Brown Constantin, a regional roots singer/musician and cultural activist living in Lafayette, LA, originally from Tepetate, a small community between Eunice and Basile.  Megan grew up to the sound of Cajun music at her grandparent’s Cajun restaurant. Singing all her life, she took to Cajun music and with it the French language at the...

Introducing Johanna Divine
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Introducing Johanna Divine

Based in Lafayette, musician-songwriter Johanna Divine has written three original albums and co-wrote the celebrated musical Dream of the Marionettes, selected for the 2010 NYC International Fringe Festival. She has shared the stage with Louisiana greats David Egan, Sonny Landreth and Tommy McClain and had the privilege of working with international stars Joan Baez, Luther...

Introducing Paula Calderon
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Introducing Paula Calderon

Visionary and creative artist born in Colombia, South America. Her bachelor’s degree in industrial design and over 20 years of experience as a professional ballet dancer have given her the tools to become an entrepreneur in costume and stage design and production, with notable recognition in the performing arts industry in her hometown Medellin. Her...

Introducing Hillary
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Introducing Hillary

Hillary is a musician of versatile influence with fluidity in songwriting, performing, and music production. Her focus begins with writing illuminating lyrics that serve as a pathway for her sonic landscape—balancing the vibrations of sound with the resonance of language. Her approach to music involves a search for whimsy and quirk. Although a longtime resident of...

Introducing James Wilson
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Introducing James Wilson

James Wilson is a native of Lafayette, Louisiana, who discovered his passion for photography shortly after graduating from high school. Well known for his vibrant, yet classic portraiture, he excels in forging connections with his clients, enabling them to embrace the moment of being transformed into works of art.. Growing up in a church environment,...

Introducing Ciel Dafford
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Introducing Ciel Dafford

Ciel Dafford is a Wiccan Priestess, Licensed Massage Therapist, and Reiki Master-Teacher, boasting over 20 years of spiritual guidance and 12 years of healing touch expertise. Her influence extends across diverse faith communities in Chicago, the UK, and France, promoting unity and understanding. Ciel’s massage therapy practice reflects her profound understanding of the mind-body-spirit connection,...

Introducing Callie Istre
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Introducing Callie Istre

Callie Istre is an artist and jewelry maker from Lafayette, La. Her main focus is in creating paintings that can also be classified as sculptures.  Callie is a graduate of Louisiana State University and has recently begun her delve into the professional art community. Her art centers around the woman experience and aims to connect...

Introducing Brian Schneider
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Introducing Brian Schneider

Brian Schneider is a lighting designer and licensed electrician based in Lafayette,Louisiana. A New York City native, Brian now integrates Louisiana culture and point of viewinto his designs. He collaborates with groups such as Opera Louisiane, Basin Dance Collective, Turner Fischer Center for Opera at LSU, and Haymarket Opera in Chicago. When away from the...

Introducing Roz LeCompte
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Introducing Roz LeCompte

Roz LeCompte is a self-taught artist from South Louisiana. She has cycled through many mediums and styles since her public visual art debut in the late 1990’s. She feels most comfortable in the abstract space relentlessly exploring the idea of how chaos and order contrast one another using colors and shapes. This sometimes boundary-less dance...