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Yvonne’s Directions in Dance announces 2021 Cover Girl & Court

THIBODAUX — Yvonne’s Directions In Dance will be celebrating their 34th annual dance recital, “Lights, Camera, Action!” on Saturday, May 1 and Sunday, May 2 at the Warren Harang Auditorium in Thibodaux.

Yvonne Thomas, owner/director stated, because Louisiana is still in phase 3 and the auditorium has mandatory capacity guidelines, the recital will be broken into three performances and limited to two guests per family. All performances will be professionally recorded and live streamed for family and friends who are not able to attend. If by chance at the time of the recital more people are allowed in the auditorium the studio will make an announcement regarding additional ticket sales.

At 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, the classical ballet students will be presenting their full-length rendition of Alice In Wonderland.

On Sunday, May 2 there will be two shows showcasing the students’ tap, jazz, lyrical and gymnastic numbers. The first show, “Take One,” starts at 1 p.m. The second show, “Take Two,” starts at 4 p.m.

The Royal Court parade will take place on Sunday at the start of the 4 p.m. show.

YDID’S 2021 Cover Girl Madelyn Martin is the daughter of Chris and Jennifer Martin of Paulina; Second Place Ad Winners are Mikayla Forsythe and Ella Forsythe, daughters of Brett and Monica Forsythe of Paulina; Third Place Ad Winners are Emma Guzman and Eden Guzman, daughters of Bill and Erika Guzman of Paulina; Fourth Place Ad winner is Tenley Pilgram, daughter of Neil and Brandy Pilgram of Paulina; Fifth Place Ad Winner is Alva Millet, daughter of Ryan and Jessica Millet of Paulina; Sixth place ad winner is Bryleigh Cantillo, daughter of Joey and Brandi Credidio of Paulina;

Seventh Place Ad Winner is Cadence Vaughn, daughter of Cedric Vaughn and Charis Carey of Vacherie; Eighth Place Ad Winner is Carli Bourgeois, daughter of Stan and Lori Bourgeois of Paulina; Ninth Place Ad Winner is Baylor Waguespack, daughter of Britt and Hallie Waguespack of Paulina; 10th place ad winners (tie) Adalynn Downing daughter of Arthur and Amanda Downing of St. Amant, and Brylie Castille and Brooklyn Castille, daughters of Ryan and Blayn Castille of St. Amant.

Court Members are McKenzie Hayes, Taila Carr, Parker Byrd, Rhylee Retif, Paige Scioneaux, Korryn LeBlanc, Faith Madere, Brinley Roccaforte, Halle Lee, Alexis & Allie Forsythe and Layla Veron.

Madelyn Martin, 2021 Cover Girl, will perform her musical theater solo “Big Time” in both shows.

All students will be presented with their yearly awards at the conclusion of each show.

The students and faculty are beyond thrilled to have this opportunity to present an end of the season recital!

Open house and registration for the 2021-2022 season will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 11. For more information, please email us at ydidinfo@gmail.com or call 225-869-8012.