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NOBA announces registration for tuition-free dance classes

The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA), in partnership programs with the New Orleans Recreation Development (NORD) Commission, Broadmoor Improvement Association, St. Bernard Parish School Board and Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy, will offer tuition-free dance classes in ballet, tap, hip hop, jazz and modern dance for students aged 4-18. 

More than 55,000 tuition-free dance classes have been given to over 22,000 participants since NOBA began its award-winning after-school program. That’s about 5,000 tuition-free classes, performances and workshops each year!

In order to participate in the free program, interested parties will need to register at the following times and places:

Monday, December 17, 2018, 5-7 p.m.

Rosenwald Rec Center – 1120 S. Broad Street (Central City)

Joe W. Brown Rec Center – 5601 Read Boulevard (New Orleans East)

Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 5-7 p.m.

Behrman Rec Center – 2529 General Meyer Avenue (Algiers)

Tremé Recreation Community Center – 900 N. Villere Street (Tremé)

Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 5-7 p.m.

Cut-Off Rec Center – 6600 Belgrade Street (Algiers/Westbank)

Stallings St. Claude Rec Center – 4300 St. Claude Avenue (Bywater/St. Claude)

Thursday, December 20, 2018, 5-7 p.m.

Broadmoor Arts & Wellness Center – 3617 General Pershing Street (Broadmoor)

Lyons Rec Center – 624 Louisiana Avenue (Lower Garden District/Irish Channel)

Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 5-7 p.m.

Gernon Brown Recreation Center – 1001 Harrison Ave (Mid-City, City Park)

Thursday, January 10, 2019, 4-6 p.m.

Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy – 2504 Maine Ave (Kenner)

Monday, January 14, 2019, 5-7 p.m.

Chalmette High School Cultural Arts Center2600 Palmisano Blvd (Chalmette)

Limited spaces are available, and classes are filled on a first come, first served basis. There is a $10 processing fee (cash only) due at the time of registration. For more information, visit or call (504) 522-0996, ext. 207.