Field Trips to Basin Arts
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Field Trips to Basin Arts

Over the past few weeks Basin Arts has had the pleasure of hosting a few field trips, and they starting to become something of a high demand among the elementary grade schools! Ben Koch, one of our artists in residence, shares his experience of the first ever Basin Arts field trip and gives a brief...

“Acadiana Dance Month: Share a Dance Memory”
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“Acadiana Dance Month: Share a Dance Memory”

“Acadiana Dance Month: Share a Dance Memory” Acadiana Dance Month has well been under-way, and as we bask in the 2nd-half glow of this happy month, we would like to share with you a few of the people who have contributed their thoughts, ideas, and reflections about dance with us and the community. Let’s begin...

The History of PARADE!!
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The History of PARADE!!

Basin Dance Collective and Acadiana Symphony Orchestra present PARADE (pronounced PUH-ROD… it’s French!) An original dance theater work, at the Heymann Performing Arts Center on March 16, 2017, 7 pm. The contemporary dance is a reinterpretation of a historical work that is over 100 years old. In 1917, Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes premiered Parade in Paris with...

A Plea for Intimacy Through Cajun and Zydeco Dancing
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A Plea for Intimacy Through Cajun and Zydeco Dancing

Enjoy this guest blog post from Caroline Helm. Caroline will be leading a Zydeco Dancing Crash Course at Basin Arts on Saturday February 24th, 10:30-12:30pm. More details here. by Caroline Helm “Wow, Caroline, you sure do care a lot about dancing!” You are darn right I do! Cajun dancing saved my Dad from a life...

Introducing Basin Dance Collective
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Introducing Basin Dance Collective

From Basin Arts Director, Clare Cook… Times are changing! Clare Cook Dance Theater is taking a bow to make way for Basin Dance Collective! In 2010, I began Clare Cook Dance Theater as a vehicle to create and produce original, collaborative dance theater productions in NYC. Through CCDT, I had the most fortunate and thrilling...

NACHMO Dancers Everywhere!
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NACHMO Dancers Everywhere!

Our #nachmolafayette superhero interviewed this week was Sarah Kate Roblow, a sophomore in dance at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Sarah’s been generating some buzz since moving here from Shreveport not only because of her beautiful technique, but because of her unadulterated passion and dedication to dance. Seriously! This girl has NOT SKIPPED A...

Jazz Factory…it’s all in the making!
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Jazz Factory…it’s all in the making!

Are you bored with the same ole’ things to do for a night out in Lafayette? On February 1st, join Basin Arts in support of the United Way of Acadiana for a one-of-a-kind, JAZZ FACTORY. Think Jazz Club meets Dance Performance meets Art Party! Expect live a live jazz music concert by UL Lafayette’s Combo...

Meet More NACHMO Dancers!
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Meet More NACHMO Dancers!

Paige Barnett here again, in my pursuit of finding individuals who would be super into something like NACHMO, I decided to text Basin Dance Collective peer, Nicole Curtis. Nicole just got her BFA in dance from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. She is hip. She is “with-it” and knows all of the current dance students. So,...

Meet the NACHMO Dancers!
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Meet the NACHMO Dancers!

(My name is Paige Barnett, I’m a Basin Arts Collective company dancer, and today’s message is brought to you by yours truly.) I remember the day well…we had just finished a modern dance class and retreated to that iconic, big blue couch where conversations about dance, life, and how to make dance our lives usually...

Holiday Dance Deal and More!!
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Holiday Dance Deal and More!!

IT’S TIME FOR A DANCE DEAL! Treat yourself to a super sweet special, Five Classes for $50! or Purchase the Holiday Dance Deal as a GIFT CERTIFICATE!  Select the “holiday dance deal” pricing option when you schedule your classes via MindBody or just come in and we’ll get you taken care of. Email [email protected] for assistance with Gift Certificates. ...

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