In-Person Preparatory Program

Tuition-Free Classes ages 6-18


Fall 2021 registration opened the week of August 23, 2021.
Limited spaces remain. E-mail enrollment@nobadance.com for details about how to register. 
Programming, schedules and locations subject to change

NOBA continues to follow local, state and federal health and safety guidelines during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Per City of New Orleans mandate, all individuals ages 12 and up are required to show proof of at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccination or a negative PCR test within the past 72 hours to enter establishments with a high risk of COVID-19 transmission, including facilities where NOBA classes take place. Masks are required for all NOBA classes and activities. More details can be found on the NOLA Ready website, as well as in this one-sheet guide from the City of New Orleans.

“The things I love most about NOBA are the quality of instruction and the dedication of the instructors.”

-NOBA Parent

Photo: Millette White Lin

Preparatory Program

(Ages 6-18)

NOBA’s Preparatory Program returns to NORD centers with technique classes in ballet, modern, jazz & conditioning, and hip hop, continuing the excellent training in our nationally recognized curriculum. Please see below for a schedule of classes and locations. Through regular, consistent attendance, students will build upon the fundamentals of dance technique with a focus on increasing strength and flexibility, developing coordination and confidence while becoming more familiar with dance vocabulary.

Limited spaces remain. E-mail enrollment@nobadance.com for details about how to register. 

  • Ages 6-18. The child must turn the age of 6 by September 13, 2021.
  • All classes are tuition-free.
  • A $15 registration fee per child applies per type of class and center.
  • No prior dance experience necessary.
  • Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Registration is required to participate.
  • Students are placed in the appropriate class by NOBA based on both age and experience level.
  • Students will have the opportunity to perform for family and friends through NOBA’s Neighborhood Concert Series at each center in December.
  • Students are required to attend both days of classes were indicated with a *.

Schedule of Classes and Locations

No classes will be held November 22-26, 2021.
Programming, schedules and locations subject to change

Photo: Francesca Martin

BEHRMAN REC CENTER

2529 General Meyer Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70114 MAP

Tuesdays & Thursdays / Sept. 14 – Dec. 9
5:30-6:30pm • Preparatory Ballet (6-8 y/o)*
6:30-7:30pm • Preparatory Ballet (9-18 y/o)* 


Photo: Jeff Strout

CUT OFF REC CENTER

6600 Belgrade Street
New Orleans, LA 70131 MAP

Mondays & Wednesdays / Sept. 13 – Dec. 8
5:00-6:00pm • Preparatory Ballet (6-8 y/o)*
6:00-7:00pm • Preparatory Ballet (9-18 y/o)* 


Photo: Jeff Strout

GERNON BROWN REC CENTER

1001 Harrison Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70124 MAP

Mondays / Sept. 13 – Dec. 14
4:30-5:30pm • Preparatory Jazz (6-8 y/o)
5:30-6:30pm • Preparatory Jazz (9-18 y/o) 

Tuesdays & Thursdays / Sept. 14 – Dec. 14
5:30-6:30pm • Preparatory Ballet (6-8 y/o)*
6:30-7:30pm • Preparatory Ballet (9-18 y/o)* 

Wednesdays / Sept. 15 – Dec. 14
4:30-5:30pm • Preparatory Modern (6-8 y/o)
5:30-6:30pm • Preparatory Modern (9-18 y/o)


Photo: Jeff Strout

JOE W. BROWN REC CENTER

5601 Read Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70127 MAP

Mondays & Wednesdays / Sept. 13 – Dec. 13
4:15-5:15pm • Preparatory Ballet (6-8 y/o)*
5:15-6:15pm • Preparatory Ballet (9-18 y/o)*
6:15-7:00pm • Preparatory Jazz (9-18 y/o)* 


Photo: Millette White Lin

ROSENWALD REC CENTER

1120 S. Broad Street
New Orleans, LA 70125 MAP

Mondays / Sept. 13 – Dec. 13
5:00-6:00pm • Preparatory Ballet (6-8 y/o)
6:00-7:00pm • Preparatory Ballet (9-18 y/o) 

Wednesdays / Sept. 15 – Dec. 13
5:00-6:00pm • Preparatory Modern (6-8 y/o)
6:00-7:00pm • Preparatory Modern (9-18 y/o) 


Photo: Jeff Strout

ST. BERNARD REC CENTER

1500 Lafreniere Street
New Orleans, LA 70122 MAP

Mondays & Wednesdays / Sept. 13 – Dec. 6
5:45-6:45pm • Preparatory Ballet (6-9 y/o)* 


Photo: Jeff Strout

TREMÉ RECREATION COMMUNITY CENTER

900 N. Villere Street
New Orleans, LA 70116 MAP

Families may apply for one hip hop class only per student.

Mondays / Sept. 13 – Dec. 7
5:00-6:00pm • Preparatory Hip Hop Group A (6-8 y/o)
6:00-7:00pm • Preparatory Hip Hop Group A (9-18 y/o) 

Tuesdays & Thursdays / Sept. 14 – Dec. 7
5:00-6:00pm • Preparatory Ballet (6-8 y/o)* 
6:00-7:00pm • Preparatory Ballet (9-18 y/o)* 

Wednesdays / Sept. 15 – Dec. 7
4:30-5:30pm • Preparatory Hip Hop Group B (6-8 y/o)
5:30-6:30pm • Preparatory Hip Hop Group B (9-18 y/o) 

Questions

Have questions or need assistance with adult classes?
E-mail Millette at mwhite@nobadance.com, or call 504.522.0996 x 213

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