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Baton Rouge Nutcracker (1994)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1994-12-14

Duration: 00:07:28

Subjects: Arts | Christmas | Nutcracker (Choreographic work) | Dance


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Dodd, Renee Chatelain Interviewee
  • Jones, Pat Interviewee
  • Bankston, Cecil LeMoine Interviewee


This segment from the December 16, 1994, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s report on the Leo S. Butler Community Center’s production of the Nutcracker in Baton Rouge. Chapa reports that the production was sponsored by the Mid-City Dance Project. She interviews: Renee Chatelain Dodd, dance teacher; Pat Jones, community center director; and Cecile Lemoine Bankston, dance teacher. Host: Robert Collins