City will register for arts, dance program

Registration for the Bayou Beaux Arts and Dance Program, an initiative open to youth ages 7 to 18, starts March 5 in the Office of Community Development on the second floor of City Hall in Franklin.

There will be wait-list spots. A class will be considered closed when the open and the wait-list spots are filled. Those on the waiting list will be contacted if there is a change in a class’s enrollment.

Jazz, tap and Broadway dance classes for beginner, beginner/intermediate, intermediate and advanced students ages 7 to 18 will be held at the Broussard-Harris Recreation Center. Classes will be taught by LaDaisha Bowles on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning June 8 and ending Aug. 3. A maximum of 15 students will be allowed in each class level.

Fine arts classes will be held at the Franklin Recreation Center for young people ages 13 to 18. Jon Eenigenburg’s drawing class will take place July 14, 21 and 28 from 9 a.m. to noon. Catherine Siracusa will teach encaustics from 9 a.m. to noon July 14, 21 and 28. Acrylics will be taught by Laura Zuniga from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. July 26-27 and from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. July 28. A maximum of seven students will be allowed in each fine arts class.

The Bayou Beaux Arts and Dance Program will host its dance performance and art show on Aug. 4 at 5 p.m. at the Broussard-Harris Recreation Center.

For more information, contact Arlana Shields at 828-6345 or by e-mail at

The Bayou Beaux Arts and Dance Program is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Acadiana Center for the Arts.

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