My Favorite Things: Leonard Augustus

Education program consultant with Louisiana Department of Education as well as a regional performer and choreographer

Way to get yourself moving in the morning
Doing leg and arm choreography in my bed

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Concert you ever attended
Tina Turner’s farewell tour, 2000

Way to spend $20
At the Dollar Store

Guilty pleasure
Dancing around my living room with champagne

Most treasured possession
My deceased mother’s driver’s license

Item in your wardrobe
I own a king’s crown and 
am not afraid to wear it.

Out-of-town destination
In state: New Orleans; 
out of state: any of the Western national parks; 
abroad: Cape Town, South Africa

Place for lunch
The Little Village, downtown

Baton Rouge experience or attraction
Choreographing and dancing in the first official Baton Rouge flash mob

Class in high school
Marching and concert band

Song on iPod
“River Deep—Mountain High” 
by Ike & Tina Turner

Way to unwind
Prayer and “Mimosa Sundays”

Way to feed a sweet tooth
Parrain’s pecan pie ŕ la mode

TV show
Dancing with the Stars

Idea of perfect happiness
Living without fear