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Shreveport-Bossier City residents enjoy a wealth of artistic possibilities, from theaters to music to dance and more.

East Bank Theatre

630 Barksdale Blvd.
Bossier City, LA 71111

The East Bank Theatre in downtown Bossier City showcases a variety of shows and live performances for more than 10,000 audience members each year.

Emmett Hook Center

550 Common St.
Shreveport, LA 71101

A project of the First United Methodist Church in Shreveport, the Emmett Hook Performing Arts Center can seat more than 300 guests and is designed for concerts, theatrical productions, lectures and seminars, and contemporary worship.

Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet

1324 N. Hearne Ave., Suite 202
Shreveport, LA 71107

One of the oldest arts organizations in Shreveport-Bossier City, the company presents classical ballet performances featuring its roster of local dancers and professional guest artists.

Shreveport Opera

212 Texas St., Suite 101
Shreveport, LA 71101

Started in 1949, the Shreveport Opera regularly hosts amazing performers and offers a variety of programs throughout the season.

Strand Theatre

619 Louisiana Ave.
Shreveport, LA 71101

The official state theater of Louisiana and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Strand Theatre presents touring Broadway productions, concerts and comedy shows.

Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium

705 Elvis Presley Ave.
Shreveport, LA 71101

A National Historic Landmark, this hall is still used regularly for shows and musical performances, sporting events, graduations and even debutante balls. Visitors can also enjoy historic tours and “haunted” tours of the venue.

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