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Dance Classes
All classes resume on Saturday, February 17 following the Mardi Gras Break.
Since 1992, the NORDC/NOBA Center for Dance has strived to touch the lives of every member of our community through dance.
Tuition-free classes are offered to youth and adults alike — click on each program to find out more!
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June 4-28*, 2018
Evening classes for every level of experience in ballet, tap, modern, hip hop, and other dance forms at locations throughout Orleans Parish.

*Depending on class and location - click link above for more information and registration and class schedules.
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July 9-27, 2018
Limited spaces available for ages 8-10 by registration only at the NORD Summer Camp Expo on Saturday, March 3, 2018, 9:00am-Noon at the Lyons Rec Center, 624 Louisiana Ave. Please click the link above for more information and registration requirements.
Dance Theatre of Harlem artists

The tuition-free Summer Intensive Programs held in June & July 2018 give motivated students the opportunities to study with an exceptional faculty of visiting and local artists. Guest faculty & artists from the legendary Dance Theatre of Harlem will be featured as part of the July 11-31 Intensive!Past guest artists have represented Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Limón Dance Company and many more. NOBA will also be recruiting for the 2018-2019 Pre-Professional Program during the Summer Intensive Programs.
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After-School Dance Classes
Nationally award-winning, tuition-free dance classes in ballet and more for kids ages six to eighteen.
No experience necessary!
For ages 3 – 4. Introduce your child to the world of dance and creativity.
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Senior Dance Fitness
Stretching, cardio through dance, fun music, and healthy eating/lifestyle education for men and women ages 55+.
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Open Community Classes for Adults & Teens
Classes and workshops for the entire community! Ages 14 – 80+ are welcomed.
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Pre-Professional Program
Intensive training, classes by world renowned dancers through the Chevron Master Artist Series, invitations to perform on regional and national stages, and more unique opportunities.
Audition required.
Photo by Ellis Gaskell, courtesy of MMDG/Dance for PD
A Creative Movement Class for persons with Parkinson's Disease, their partners, caregivers, and friends - set to live music.
No dance experience required!
For more information about youth dance classes, contact NOBA’s Education Department at 504-522-0996 ext. 207
or email
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