In-Person Preparatory Program - New Orleans Ballet Association

In-Person Preparatory Program

Tuition-Free Classes ages 6-18

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

-NOBA Parent

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Preparatory Program

(Ages 6-18)

NOBA’s Preparatory Program returns to NORD centers with technique classes in ballet, modern, jazz, and hip hop, and West African dance, 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.

  • Online applications will close Friday, May 27.
  • Classes are held in-person; dates vary per location/class.
  • No prior dance experience necessary.
  • Ages 6-18. The child must turn the age of 6 by June 1, 2022.
  • Spaces are filled on a first come, first served basis.
  • Registration is required through NOBA on the dates and times listed for each site.
  • All classes are tuition-free.
  • Registration fee is $5.00 per student, per type of class and center (non-refundable).
  • Students are placed in the appropriate class based on both age and experience level.
  • Students are required to attend both days of classes were indicated with a *.

Schedule of Classes and Locations

All schedules and available spaces are subject to change.

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CUT-OFF REC CENTER

6600 Belgrade Street
New Orleans, LA 70131 MAP

June Twilight Dance Program classes held June 6 – 29, 2022*
*No class on Monday, June 20, in observation of the Juneteenth holiday.

Mondays & Wednesdays
5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. • Preparatory Ballet (6-8 y/o)*
6:15 p.m. -7:15 p.m. • Preparatory Ballet (9-18 y/o)* 


Photo: Jeff Strout

GERNON BROWN REC CENTER

1001 Harrison Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70124 MAP

REGISTRATION: Thursday, May 5, 2022 (5 p.m. – 7 p.m.)

June Twilight Dance Program classes held June 6 – 30, 2022*
*No class on Monday, June 20, in observation of the Juneteenth holiday.

Mondays
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. • Preparatory Modern Dance (6-8 y/o)
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. • Preparatory Modern Dance (9-18 y/o) 

Tuesdays & Thursdays
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. • Preparatory Ballet (6-8 y/o)* – WAITLIST
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. • Preparatory Ballet (9-18 y/o)* 


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MORRIS F.X. JEFF, SR. REC CENTER

2529 General Meyer Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70114 MAP

June Twilight Dance Program classes held June 7 – 30, 2022

Tuesdays & Thursdays
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. • Preparatory Ballet (6-9 y/o)*


Photo: Jeff Strout

JOE W. BROWN REC CENTER

5601 Read Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70127 MAP

June Twilight Dance Program classes held June 6 – 29, 2022*
*No class on Monday, June 20, in observation of the Juneteenth holiday.

Mondays & Wednesdays
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. • Preparatory Ballet (6-8 y/o)*
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. • Preparatory Ballet (9-18 y/o)*
7:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. • Preparatory Jazz & Modern (9-18 y/o)* 


Photo: Jeff Strout

ST. BERNARD REC CENTER

1500 Lafreniere Street
New Orleans, LA 70122 MAP

June Twilight Dance Program classes held June 6 – 30, 2022*
*No class on Monday, June 20, in observation of the Juneteenth holiday.

Mondays
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Preparatory West African Dance (6-18 y/o)

Tuesdays & Thursdays
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Preparatory Ballet (6-9 y/o)* 


Photo: Jeff Strout

TREMÉ RECREATION COMMUNITY CENTER

900 N. Villere Street
New Orleans, LA 70116 MAP

June Twilight Dance Program Classes held June 6 – 30, 2022*
*No class on Monday, June 20, in observation of the Juneteenth holiday.

Mondays
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. • Preparatory Hip Hop (6-8 y/o)
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. • Preparatory Hip Hop (9-18 y/o) 

Tuesdays & Thursdays
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Preparatory Ballet (6-8 y/o)*
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Preparatory Ballet (9-11 y/o)*
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Preparatory Ballet (12-18 y/o)* 

Wednesdays
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Preparatory Modern Dance (6-8 y/o)
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Preparatory Modern Dance (9-18 y/o) 

Questions

Have questions or need assistance with Preparatory Program classes?
E-mail enrollment@nobadance.com, or call 504.522.0996 x 207

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