You are here


Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts

In the Beginning               Plans for the Teche Theatre were executed by the firm of Favrot & Reed, with Fred Nehrbass, associate architect. W. J. Quick & Hudson East of Lake Charles, La. contracted to build the theater. The St. Mary Iron Works of Franklin furnished the steel necessary in the construction of the building. Built entirely along modernistic designs of its day, the Teche Theatre presented a very attractive picture.

The National WW2 Museum's Stage Door Canteen

Bette Davis served the desserts. Marlene Dietrich and Lauren Bacall danced the night away. Red Skelton told the jokes and Bing Crosby crooned. The place was the Stage Door Canteen and the guests were the steady stream of GIs headed off to war.

The Octavians

The Octavians are a youth theater organization producing theater for all ages. All shows are based on fairy tales, folk tales, and classic literature. Since we began in 2007, we have staged 11 main stage productions and performed at local fairs, festivals, expos and libraries.Director Anna Pfeil takes time to teach performance and backstage skills during weekly workshops, preparing young thespians for the stage.

theatre louisiana college

theatre louisiana college

UpStage Theatre Company

A Message From The Director: UpStage Theatre Company…the Small theatre with a BIG heart!We’re celebrating our 10th Anniversary… We dedicate this season to you, our loyal patrons.  You spoke, and we listened to your request for the top five of your favorite shows from the previous nine seasons.  Once again, this season will define and celebrate the spirit and dignity of our culture.  UpStage Theatre Company continues to keep alive the spirit of African-American theatre through thought-provoking, and entertaining  productions for the entire family to enjoy an evening at the theatre.

Wanderlust Theatre Company

Our HistoryWhat began as a twelve year creative partnership has become a company known for commitment to community and innovative, quality work.  Wanderlust is lucky to have collected a diverse Board of Advisors with a broad range of skills, life experiences and interests to assist in guiding the direction of the company.  Favorite recent projects have included being featured two consecutive years at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, being awarded grants to bring puppetry to underserved communities, and serving as panelists for Creative Time's Democracy in Ameri


Theme by Danetsoft and Danang Probo Sayekti inspired by Maksimer