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Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 16 - 16, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 16 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 16 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 16 - 30, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

New Orleans Fringe…

Sep 16 - Oct 15, 2014
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Standing in the…

Sep 16 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (no more)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

Standing in the…

Sep 16 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (No More)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 16 - Nov 19, 2014
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 16, 2014 - Jun 24, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

Trinity Artist Series…

Sep 16 - Oct 7, 2014
Join us for "Organ & Labyrinth" and candlelight with Albinas… more

True Colors Exhibition

Sep 16 - 18, 2014
This exhibition aims to represent people of all sexualities, genders, races and… more

Dillard University to…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
MC Lyte will spend an evening discussing her new release "Dear John"… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 17 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 17 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 17 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Lakefront Arena…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
Demi Lovato's World Tour makes a stop at the Lakefront Arena - this will be one… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 17 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

Pat O'Brien's Halfway…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
The Leprechauns will make a mid-year appearance this year when Pat O'Brien's… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

Tom Gibbs presents…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
Historian Tom Gibbs will examine the Battle of Peleliu and the toll it took on… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 16 - 16, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Free Summer Dance Classes For Any Child in Orleans Parish!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Jessica Brown
Communications Manager
New Orleans Ballet Association | NOBA
504.522.0996 x204
jbrown@nobadance.com
www.nobadance.com
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Free Summer Dance Classes For Any Child in Orleans Parish!
NORDC/NOBA Center for Dance Announces Summer 2011 Registration Dates

New Orleans, LA | The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) and the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) are pleased to announce the Summer 2011 dates for free dance classes at the award-winning NORDC/NOBA Center For Dance. Any child in Orleans Parish is eligible. Since 1992, the NORDC/NOBA Center For Dance has been providing free dance classes to school-age children as well as field trips, mentors, and the opportunity to work with visiting artists. Classes begin June 13 and end July 22. Recognized nationally by the President’s Committee on Arts and the Humanities and other national agencies for excellence, the NORDC/NOBA Center For Dance offers over 3,000 free classes and activities annually to more than 350 children. All information below is also available at www.nobadance.com. For further information, please call (504) 522-0996 x207.

Summer Registration Dates
All classes are free. Ages six and up. Classes are first come, first served.

MONDAY, JUNE 6, 5-7PM
CUT OFF CENTER (Ballet/Tap); 6600 Belgrade Street (Westbank);
Classes are Monday and Wednesday between 5-8pm.

TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 5-7 PM
BEHRMAN CENTER (Ballet); 2529 General Meyer Avenue (Algiers);
Classes are Tuesday and Thursday between 4:30–8:30pm.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 5-7PM
ST. BERNARD CENTER (Ballet/Tap); 1500 Lafreniere Street (Gentilly);
Classes are Monday and Wednesday between 5-8 pm.

TRINITY CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY
(Tap/Ballet); Cypress Grove 3611 Cambronne (Hollygrove);
Classes are Wednesday and Thursday between 4:30-7:30pm.

THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 5-7PM
ANNUNCIATION CENTER
(Ballet); 800 Race Street (Lower Garden District);
Classes are Tuesday and Thursday between 4:15-7:15 pm

WILSON CHARTER SCHOOL (Ballet); 3617 General Pershing (Broadmoor);
Classes are Thursday between 5-7pm

 
NORDC/NOBA Center For Dance
The NORDC/NOBA Center For Dance is a cultural community partnership between the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) and the New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA). Founded in 1992, The Center was born out of a need to make dance accessible to all school-age children. A program that began with just 30 students now has an enrollment of more than 350 children per semester at 7 locations citywide. With a core curriculum of ballet, classes are open to any child in Orleans Parish with a demonstrated interest in dance. Through a professional faculty, master classes by NOBA Main Stage artists and other visiting artists, a mentor program and field trips, the Center works with each child to cultivate dreams and strengthen futures. The Center is the recipient of many awards and honors for excellence, including the 2002 Coming Up Taller Award, nominated for the Big Easy Classical Arts Award for best dance performance, national grants through the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Guild of Community Schools for the Arts, among others.

This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA); 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 New Orleans (ACNO); a Community Arts Grant made possible through the City of New Orleans as administered by ACNO; a grant from the Louisiana State Arts Council through the Louisiana Division of the Arts and the NEA.

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