Brooklyn Woods is the founder and publisher of Acadiana Artiste which promotes Acadiana's performing arts via physical newsletter, website, & mobile app. Brooklyn is a mother of 5: Vegas, Phoenix, Billi Jo, Journey, & Bravery. She was accepted to AMDA in New York when she was 17, but chose to study Musical Theatre at UL Lafayette in her hometown. Fun fact: She was one of Shawn Roy's first 4 musical theatre students! She has performed with many local companies portraying many different roles. The role she is most proud of is Diana in Next to Normal.