Preparatory & teen Programs - New Orleans Ballet Association

Preparatory & Teen Programs

Tuition-Free Classes ages 6-18

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December 16, 2022: Applications open for available spaces in in Spring 2023 semester Preparatory and Early Childhood Program classes

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Preparatory & Teen Program

(Ages 6-18)

NOBA’s Preparatory and Teen Programs include 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. Students will also be featured in a special costumed culminating Neighborhood Concert Series performance.

  • December 16, 2022: Applications open for available spaces in Spring 2023 semester classes.
  • Classes are held in-person; dates vary per location/class.
  • No prior dance experience necessary.
  • Ages 6-18. The child must turn the minimum age for each class by September 1, 2022.
  • Classes are filled on a first come, first served basis.
  • All classes are tuition-free.
  • A registration fee of $15.00 applies per student, per type of class and location (non-refundable). – fees are payable with a debit/credit card.
  • 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.

CUT-OFF REC CENTER

6600 Belgrade Street
New Orleans, LA 70131 MAP

January 18 – May 3, 2023: Spring semester classes & activities

CLASS SCHEDULE:

Mondays & Wednesdays
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. • Preparatory Ballet (6-7 y/o)*
6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. • Preparatory Ballet (8-11 y/o)* 


Photo: Jeff Strout

GERNON BROWN REC CENTER

1001 Harrison Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70124 MAP

January 17 – May 2, 2023: Spring semester classes & activities

CLASS SCHEDULE:

Mondays
4:40 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. • Preparatory Modern Dance (6-7 y/o)
5:40 p.m. – 6:40 p.m. • Preparatory Modern Dance (8-11 y/o) 

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


MORRIS F.X. JEFF, SR. REC CENTER

2529 General Meyer Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70114 MAP

January 17 – May 3, 2023: Spring semester classes & activities

CLASS SCHEDULE:

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


Photo: Jeff Strout

JOE W. BROWN REC CENTER

5601 Read Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70127 MAP

January 18 – May 3, 2023: Spring semester classes & activities

CLASS SCHEDULE:

Mondays & Wednesdays
5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. • Preparatory Ballet (6-9 y/o)*
6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. • Preparatory & Teen Combo Ballet, Jazz & Modern (10-18 y/o)*


Photo: Jeff Strout

ST. BERNARD REC CENTER

1500 Lafreniere Street
New Orleans, LA 70122 MAP

January 17 – May 2, 2023: Spring semester classes & activities

CLASS SCHEDULE:

Tuesdays & Thursdays
5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Preparatory Ballet (6-9 y/o)* 

Wednesdays
4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. • Preparatory & Teen West African Dance (6-18 y/o)


Photo: Jeff Strout

TREMÉ RECREATION COMMUNITY CENTER

900 N. Villere Street
New Orleans, LA 70116 MAP

January 17 – May 2, 2023: Spring semester classes & activities

CLASS SCHEDULE:

Mondays
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. • Preparatory Hip Hop (6-9 y/o)
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. • Preparatory Hip Hop (10-18 y/o) 

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

Wednesdays
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Preparatory Modern Dance (6-7 y/o)
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Preparatory Modern Dance (8-11 y/o) 


Photo: Jeff Strout

CHALMETTE CULTURAL ARTS CENTER

2600 Palmisano Blvd.
Chalmette, LA 70043 MAP

January 18 – April 26, 2023: Spring semester classes & activities

CLASS SCHEDULE:

Mondays & Wednesdays
5:20 p.m. – 6:20 p.m. • Preparatory Ballet (6-9 y/o)
6:20 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. • Preparatory Ballet (10-18 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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