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Artist Spotlight…

Mar 30 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 30 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Mar 30 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

George Porter Jr. Trio

Mar 30 - 30, 2015
Join us for live entertainment  at the Maple Leaf Bar featuring George… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 30 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 30 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Preservation Jazz…

Mar 30 - 30, 2015
Live New Orleans Jazz Nightly! more

Tennessee Williams:…

Mar 30 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 30 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

Voices Not Forgotten…

Mar 30 - 31, 2015
Many of us have heard our elders talking about the great music and fancy dances… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Mar 31 - Apr 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Mar 31 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Apr 1 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Opera on Tap

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Now in its 8th season, Opera on Tap - New Orleans is attracting people from… more

Smoker's World…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for Smoker's World featuring Eric… more

The Victory Belles…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

Exhibition Opening -…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Self-Taught, Outsider and Visionary Art will showcase works from the Ogden… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 30 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… 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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