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NOBA Kicks Off New Community Dance Program with Screening of Capturing Grace

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Sarah Chambless Federer
Gambel Communications
985-373-5271
sarahc@gambelpr.com

NOBA Kicks Off New Community Dance Program with Screening of Capturing Grace

WHAT: The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA), in partnership with the New Orleans JCC kicks off its newest community dance program -Dance for Parkinson's sponsored by the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust.

The kick off features a screening of Capturing Grace - the award-winning documentary by director Dave Iverson, which follows the story of acclaimed dancers from Brooklyn's world-renowned Mark Morris Dance Group working with people with Parkinson's disease to develop the Mark Morris Dance Group's Dance for PD® program. Following the film, attendees will have an opportunity to take a sample dance class.

WHEN: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM - Registration
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM - Program Kick Off
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM - Screening of Capturing Grace
11:45 AM - 12 PM - Sample Class

WHERE: JCC - Uptown
5342 St. Charles Avenue
w Orleans, LA 70115

HOW: Registration is required, and there is no cost to attend. Light refreshments will be served. Click here to register or contact Millette White at mwhite@nobadance.com or 504-522-0996 ext. 213.

WHY: The only program of its kind in Louisiana, the Dance for Parkinson's Program is presented by the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust, through a community health partnership between the New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) and the New Orleans JCC. Modeled after the Mark Morris Dance Group's Dance for PD® program, this program is designed to empower people with Parkinson's disease to explore movement and music in ways that are stimulating and creative, all in a safe and welcoming environment for participants and their friends, family and caregivers

EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the sensitive nature of the programming, filming and photography is not permitted during the Dance for Parkinson's sample dance class. B-roll and still imagery of Dance for Parkinson classes is available by request by contacting Sarah Chambless Federer at sarahc@gambelpr.com.

About the New Orleans Ballet Association
NOBA is the Central Gulf region's premier presenting and service organization dedicated solely to the art of dance. NOBA's dynamic Main Stage season annually features a diverse array of world-class companies and artists. Each year NOBA provides concerts, classes, workshops and lectures to more than 30,000 area dance enthusiasts of all ages. In addition, NOBA's nationally recognized, award-winning education programs provide the youth of our community access to quality arts programs with over 5,500 free dance classes and workshops annually at ten sites throughout the Greater New Orleans area.

NOBA is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA); 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, and the NEA, a Federal agency; a Community Arts Grant made possible by the City of New Orleans and administered by the Arts Council New Orleans (ACNO); and 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 through ACNO.

About the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust
Oscar Judah Tolmas, a lifelong resident of New Orleans was a Veteran of WWII, attorney and real estate developer, but horses and horse racing were his passions. In his last will and testament, he formed the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust to support charitable organizations with their mission of helping others. His legacy and generosity will live on in the hearts of many.

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