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Ballgowns, Ballet and Bubbly

By Melanie Moffett
In Bayou Scene
Oct 28th, 2015

On Saturday, October 3rd, Bayou DeSiard Country Club played host to an extraordinary one-of-a-kind event in Monroe – Ballgowns, Ballet and Bubbly:  An Evening with Twin City Ballet Company and Suzanne Perron. Gorgeous Mardi Gras, wedding and debutante gowns created by New Orleans-based couturier, West Monroe native and Twin City Ballet Company alumna Suzanne Perron St. Paul were modeled in an extravagant runway fashion show narrated by the designer. Guests were to heavy hors d’oeuvres and champagne to celebrate forty-five years of incredible Twin City Ballet Company memories. Maré Brennan, Lori French and the Twin City Ballet board outdid theirselves with this spectacular show featuring international model and Monroe native Nell Rebowe, Debbie Herrington, Linda Lou Bourland, Michelle Harvey, Melissa Holton, Maurie Hooton,  Janet Haedicke and daughter Jordan Peltier, Dr. Janine Hopkins and many other gorgeous women.

Following the runway show, “flowers,” a modern ballet choreographed by Lisa Harold and exquisitely costumed by Caroline Perron was performed on the lawn by Twin City Ballet Company dancers.