Fall Dance Class Schedule 2019!

Fall Dance Class Schedule 2019!

Check out the NEW FALL DANCE CLASS SCHEDULE at Basin Arts! We offer a wide variety of weekly dance classes taught by some of the areas most qualified dance and movement artists. Our classes are drop-in style, open to adults and teens ages 16+. There are no performance commitments, just dancing! You are sure to leave class feeling joyful, motivated, and inspired. Our students are all ages, all levels and come from all corners of the world. Whether you’re looking to stay in shape, try something new or deepen your professional dance training, Basin Arts, is everyone’s dance home. Check...

Basin Arts presents T.E.A.M.

Basin Arts presents T.E.A.M.

The Emerging Artist Mentorship Program aka T.E.A.M. In June 2019, Basin Arts will present the T.E.A.M. exhibition featuring a select group of emerging artists who have recently graduated or will soon graduate from a university arts degree program. It is Basin Arts’ intention to use this opportunity to mentor a small group of artists in the behind-the-scenes workings of contemporary art curation and exhibition practices. Selected artists will attend a series of T.E.A.M. meetings through which they will be mentored in areas of installation, documentation, writing of artist statements, CV crafting, marketing practices, curatorial selection and collaboration.   Meet our...

Mindfulness & Movement at Myrtle Place Elementary

Elementary Embodiment The idea of bringing Mindfulness into classrooms has been gaining recent popularity across the country and in Lafayette, it’s no exception. Last year Madame Catherine Bricelj, principal of Myrtle Place Elementary School, contacted Basin Arts to ask us to put together a Mindfulness Program.  This would include developing and implementing a regularing occurring program curriculum for grades Pre-K through 5. What an opportunity! We of course said “Yes!” Planning began amidst much reading and research last summer, and in the fall we were given the opportunity to present our intentions to the teachers as well as parents. We enthusiastically...

Acadiana Dance Month Official Line Dance

MARCH 1st – 31st, 2019 Want to win our giveaway basket? Learn the “Official” Acadiana Dance Month Line Dance! Film yourself performing it with your friends, family, colleagues, fellow dancers, anyone really! Post it with the #acadianadancemonth on facebook and CHALLENGE someone else to do it too! The grand prize is a basket full of local health and wellness products perfect for the dancers and movers in our community. What is Acadiana Dance Month? This month-long celebration aims to increase awareness and advocacy for the art of dance in our Acadiana Region. With nearly 100 local dance schools, cultural groups, professional companies,...

Acadiana Dance Month

Acadiana Dance Month

Get involved with ACADIANA DANCE MONTH! MARCH 1-31st, 2019 ABOUT ACADIANA DANCE MONTH: Acadiana Center for the Arts, Basin Arts and Upstage Live join forces to present Acadiana Dance Month. This month-long celebration aims to increase awareness and advocacy for the art of dance in our Acadiana Region. With nearly 100 local dance schools, cultural groups, professional companies, student organizations, a university program and dance service providers, Acadiana is a region rich with culture and people with a love for dance. Throughout March, we want to engage as many dance people in our community as possible! Wouldn’t it be awesome...