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12:00 pm







Guest Speakers

Join us to hear about how Cheri Ausberry took risks to pursue dreams and realize success in her life.

Cheri Ausberry

Honorary Chair

Jeff Rome

    Spread the Love... 

Of Moving Colors Productions is pleased to invite you to the fourth annual Byrde's Dancers Scholarship Luncheon, an effort that brings life-changing arts opportunities to children.


Each year, OMC presents Kick It Out, a community outreach project that involves 75-100 children from around the city. The project is a large one, encompassing four months of dance classes, learning under professional dancers, and performing alongside them around the community.  Around half of these children are only able to participate in Kick It Out through the assistance of scholarships.


OMC is thrilled this year to announce a very special edition of Kick It Out that will continue to give children of all backgrounds the opportunity to experience the joy of dancing and performing and extend the reach of this program further than ever before.  We hope you will join us in cultivating the Byrde’s Dancers Scholarship Fund, as we endeavor to bring this incredible opportunity to as many families as possible in 2021.

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    Your Virtual Adventure Awaits... 

Online guests will be gifted a Byrde's Basket in preparation for their virtual event. This basket will hold prizes, games, snacks, drinks, and much more for use during the event. The virtual event will host games, raffles, and contests exclusive to the online experience. 

OMC understands this is a difficult time for you. Making the choice to stay inside instead of potentially exposing yourself to coronavirus is an important but difficult choice to make. Of Moving Colors wants to do everything we can to ensure that you will have fun no matter which venue you choose. 

Still unsure of which venue is best for you? Take our quick online quiz to help you make your decision.

    Two Ways to Participate... 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OMC wants to make sure our Byrde's Dancers Scholarship supporters are comfortable and excited about the upcoming luncheon. This year, Byrde's Dancers Scholarship Luncheon will host both a virtual and in-person venue experience. There is no change in ticket prices, speakers, or overall message of either event. However, exciting bonus prizes will be available to those guests who go the virtual route

Luncheon Committee

Cheri Ausberry

Rosalind Auzenne

Kelly Hurtado

Jessica Keasler

Kathy Norris

Heather Sewell Day

Chancelier "Xero" Skidmore

Jenn Tormo

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Susan Lipsey

Founding Benefactor


Presenting Sponsor

Ann Connelly Fine Art

Schexnayder / Auzenne Family Fund

Michael D. Robinson & Donald J. Boutté

David Coner, Rugged Image

Kelly Hurtado

Billy Wilson

Supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, as administered by the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, Inc. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works

Meet some of Byrde's Dancers!


Jaylynn Netter

is13 years old and in the 8th grade, she attends Caneview K-8. Jaylynn favorite things are fall, fashion, fitness, dancing, and reading. She wants to be a fashion designer and a professional dancer when she older. This was Jaylynn's 7th year dancing with Kick It Out Productions. This year, Jaylynn was a part of Kick It Out's Protégé class!


Solei Linton

is 9 years old and is in the 4th grade at Trinity Episcopal Day School.  Solei also loves playing with her friends & games such as Robux, Pokémon, and collecting all types of LOL dolls & Shopkins. Solei loves her community & giving back which is why her Girl Scout membership is so important to her. This year she crossed over from Brownies to Juniors. Solei was proud to be participating in Kick It Out for the second year this season.


Lauriel Tolbert

is a thirteen-year-old seventh-grader who attends Sherwood Middle Academic Magnet School. Lauriel has performed in BRBT’s Nutcracker and the EBR Fine Arts’ Benefit Concert: “A Night of Broadway with special guest, Jennifer Holliday”. Not only does she have a passion for dance and theatre, but she also loves family, friends, and fashion. This was her second year performing with Kick It Out. This year, Lauriel was a part of Kick It Out's Protégé class. 


King Vessel

is a very fun & outgoing 7-year-old second-grader at Wildwood Elementary. He has a 1-year-old brother whom he loves to play with. He also enjoys drawing, singing, and dancing. He is currently in the talented theatre program and recently finished a semester of beginners ballet at Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre. This was King's first year participating in Kick It Out.