The culture of Northwest Louisiana thrives due in large part to its arts and music professionals. These incredibly talented individuals give their all to entertain the region’s visitors and to help the community flourish. Numerous attractions in the Shreveport-Bossier City area provide residents and visitors alike with various forms of entertainment, from classical operas, dramas and ballets to more modern media such as film. These wonderful performances and entertainment sites aim to entertain and educate as well. Blending education, enrichment and entertainment, the Robinson Film Center provides visitors with a variety of daily programming that give insight into the history of film and media literacy.
Those interested in the raw power and emotion that only a live stage performance can deliver will not be disappointed. The region proudly presents dramatic performances at the River City Repertory Theatre on a regular basis, which often star internationally-acclaimed performers, designers and directors. Shreveport is also home to Shreveport Opera, one of the oldest opera companies in the nation. Founded in 1949, this opera house hosts world-renowned performers and singers that deliver stunning operatic performances time and time again.