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Mission Statement

The Octavian Foundation For The Arts is a non-profit performing arts academy that offers music and theatre education and community theatre.  We strive to serve our community through providing excellence in the arts and supporting our fellow thespians.  It is our plan to produce live stage productions of high quality entertainment but implementing education in the performing arts to our students and/or actors.


To our Junior Theatre Team, Acting Upon Faith Productions, for their great success this past weekend at the iTheatrics Junior Theatre Festival in Atlanta!


The group received “Outstanding Production” and All Festival Performance by an Individual


- Zachary Van Zandt and Kamryn Hecker received the All-Stars Award.

- Hannah Diaz made it to the second round of callbacks for the Choreography DVD and will hear soon if she moves on in the process.

- Niccolo Bonura, Travis Settoon and Lauren vanMullem were interviewed by BroadwayWorld.

- Lucy Donegan, Travis Settoon, and Emily Songy got to meet Broadway’s current Anna and Hans from Frozen.

- Julia Ernst was named All-Festival Individual Performance Winner.

- The group got to perform on the big stage for the entire 6500-person Junior Theater Festival. Only one of nine teams to win Outstanding Production!

Want to be a part of our competition team for JTF 2021? Watch here for audition details to be released in the coming months.



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Feel free to reach out with any questions, inquiries, or to get started with your first lesson in our theatre and music school. We are your local community theatre in Hammond.

We offer opportunities for patrons and thespians of community theatre in Amite City. 

Mailing Address:

PO BOX 2555 Hammond, La 70404

The Octavian Foundation For The Arts

1905 W Thomas Suite K Hammond, La 70401

(337) 764-7434


 Sunday - Saturday: By Appointment

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The Octavian Foundation for the Arts adheres to the equal opportunity provisions of federal and civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability.


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The Octavian Foundation For The Arts is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization supported in part by private donations and by our patrons.