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NOBA Youth Classes

Are you ready for your kids to have a little bit of additional exercise? Have you ever thought about dance? The youth New Orleans Ballet Association classes are open now for Spring Registration. The classes are filled on a first come, first-served basis.  There are several In-Person programs to choose from for kids starting at age 3 all the way to age 18. NOBA follows all local, state and federal health and safety guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic (Learn More). The best news of all is that they are all FREE!

NOBA Youth Classes

My kids look up to the teachers, and I see them as positive role models. This program is organized and consistent, and provides a safe and positive environment in the midst of a pandemic and new protocols. They are able to stay healthy and happy!

NOBA Parent

NOBA Youth Classes

In-Person Early Childhood Program

Ages 3-5 • All Classes are Tuition-Free!
Registration for Spring 2021 Now Open • Classes are March 1 – May 27.

NOBA’s Early Childhood Program returns to NORD centers with ballet/creative movement classes, continuing the excellent training in our nationally recognized curriculum. Please see below for a schedule of classes and locations. This program offers a unique opportunity for the very young dancer to begin ballet within a creative and enjoyable yet structured class. Teaching Artist Aline de Souza-Myers introduces sequential training with solidly crafted choreography, developing an understanding of the role of music as well as interpersonal skills such as teamwork and discipline.

• Ages 3-5
• All classes are tuition-free.
• No prior dance experience necessary
• Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
• *Families may apply for one class per week, at one location.
• **There is a registration fee of $15 per child for the spring 2021 semester, and financial aid is available.

Click HERE to learn more about this class. 

NOBA Youth Classes
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In-Person Preparatory Program

Ages 6-18 • All Classes are Tuition-Free! Spring 2021 Registration Now Open for New and Returning Students

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. 

• Ages 6-18
• All classes are tuition-free.
• No prior dance experience necessary

• Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
• Students are placed in the appropriate class based on both age and experience level.
• Students will have the opportunity to perform for family and friends in spring performances as part of NOBA’s Neighborhood Concert Series.
• *Students are required to attend both days of classes where indicated.
• **There is a registration fee of $15 per child for the spring 2021 semester, and financial aid is available.

Click HERE to learn more about this class. 

Interactive Virtual Dance Training

Ages 6-18 • All Classes are Tuition-Free! Registration for Spring 2021 Now Open • Classes are March 1 – May 19

This spring, NOBA offers a series of virtual technique classes in ballet and modern that continue the same excellent training in our nationally recognized curriculum. These interactive classes are live-streamed through the Zoom platform with NOBA faculty members Brittney Williams-Reese and Corey Melancon. 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.

Click HERE to learn more about this class. 

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