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Numerous groups and organizations provide a variety of musical, dance and theatrical performance. Samplings of these are listed below:

Shreveport Symphony:
A truly outstanding professional symphonic orchestra that offers concerts throughout the year, often featuring national and international artists.

Strand Theater: This ornate theater is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and offers year-round theater, including touring groups from Broadway.

Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet: Three-full length performances of classical ballet.

Shreveport Metropolitan Concert Band: Free concerts throughout the year.

Shreveport Opera: Opera music, and theatre featuring local and touring national performers.

Theater of Performing Arts: African-American theatre.

The Laugh Shoppe Comedy Troupe: Local group of comics who perform at various venues.

Louisiana Dance Foundation: Summer dance festival.

Marjorie Lyons Playhouse: Theatre at Centenary College.

Intercity Row Modern Dance Company: Modern dance offering African, classical, ballet and jazz themes.

Ark-La-Tex Roundup: Country to Gospel music.

East Bank Theater: A variety of community theater is offered.

Fair Park Cultural Series: Professional productions featuring minority artists.

Gas Light Players: Summer theater at the Fairgrounds.

Gilbert and Sullivan Society: Operetta at its finest.

Hurley School of Music: Musical selections offered as a series.

La JAZDANZ: Louisiana's only professional Jazz dance company that presents exhilarating dance programs.

Performing Arts Center: Theatre and music offered at First United Methodist Church.

Peter Pan Players: Children's theatre.

Port Players: Theatre of various types.

Shreveport Little Theatre: Theatre of various types.


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