Youth Classes (4-18) - New Orleans Ballet Association

YOUTH Classes (4-18)

Coming up next!

Applications now open for available spaces in Spring 2023 semester Preparatory and Early Childhood Program classes, which begin January 17 (Orleans Parish) or January 23 (St. Bernard Parish)!


Photo: Millette White Lin

Early Childhood Program

Ages 4-5 No prior dance experience necessary.

Tuition-free Early Childhood Ballet offered at partner locations in Orleans Parish.

Applications are now open for available spaces in Spring 2023 semester classes, which begin January 17!

QUESTIONS? Have questions or need assistance with Early Childhood Program classes? E-mail enrollment@nobadance.com, or call 504.522.0996 x207.

Preparatory Youth & Teen Program

Ages 6-18 No prior dance experience necessary.

Tuition-Free classes in ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop, and West African Dance offered in at partner sites in Orleans and St. Bernard* Parishes.

Applications are now open for available spaces in Orleans Parish Spring 2023 semester classes, which begin January 17!

QUESTIONS? Have questions or need assistance with Preparatory Program classes? E-mail enrollment@nobadance.com, or call 504.522.0996 x207.

Photo: Jeff Strout
Photo: Jeff Strout
Photo: Millette Lin

Open Community Classes for Teens & Adults

Ages 13 and up Drop-In Classes

Ballet Technique (Intermediate/Advanced)

Fridays • 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

With Master Artist-in-Residence Donald Williams or other visiting faculty

Spring 2023 classes: January 13 – May 19*

*No classes February 10, February 17, or April 7

Lyons Rec Center Dance Studio

624 Louisiana Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115 MAP


Modern Dance Technique (All Levels)

Wednesdays • 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

With Corey Melancon

Spring 2023 classes: January 11 – May 10*

*No classes February 22 or March 15.

Lyons Rec Center Dance Studio

624 Louisiana Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115 MAP


QUESTIONS? Have questions or need assistance with Open Community classes? E-mail mwhite@nobadance.com, or call 504.522.0996 x213.

Pre-Professional Program

Ages 7-18 By Audition/Invitation Only

Auditions have passed for the Academic Year.

Coming up next! 2023 Summer Intensive Programs

This tuition-free program provides motivated students ages 7 to 18 with intensive instruction in ballet, pointe, modern and repertoire, plus workshops in other dance forms such as hip hop, jazz and West African dance, and unprecedented opportunities to study with world-renowned artists through the Master Artist Series. Classes are held weekly between September 10, 2022 – May 21, 2023 at NORD partner locations throughout the New Orleans area as well as Tulane University’s McWilliams Hall. Teaching faculty includes highly qualified local instructors, and select students will receive training with NOBA Master Artists in Residence such as former Dance Theatre of Harlem principal dancer Donald Williams.

QUESTIONS? Have questions or need assistance with Pre-Professional Program or Summer Intensive Programs? E-mail mwhite@nobadance.com, or call 504.522.0996 x213.

Photo: Jeff Strout

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