March 31: Six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald performs at NOCCA!

Record-breaking six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald returns to New Orleans for Broadway @ NOCCA on March 31, 2017 in a benefit performance for the The NOCCA Institute. The Broadway legend will be joined on stage by series host and pianist Seth Rudetsky, who this past November starred in the five-star…

January 27-29: Ronald K. Brown/Evidence dance company perform in Lupin Hall

Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE Artistic director Ronald K. Brown Friday & Saturday, January 27 & 28 at 8 pm Sunday, January 29 at 2 pm NOCCA’s Freda Lupin Memorial Hall Co-presented with the New Orleans Ballet Association CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS With a singular gift of telling stories, Ronald K. Brown…

Pianist and NOCCA alum Sullivan Fortner and the Sullivan Fortner Trio

Powered by Eventbrite On Friday, January 20 at 8:00pm, acclaimed pianist and proud NOCCA alum Sullivan Fortner returns to his alma mater for a one-night-only concert with the Sullivan Fortner Trio. The winner of two prestigious awards–a Leonore Annenberg Arts Fellowship and a Cole Porter Fellowship–Sullivan will present an evening…

Fred Hersch (photo: Martin Zeman)

Fred Hersch, Legendary Jazz Pianist, Performs At NOCCA With The Fred Hersch Trio On February 24

The NOCCA Institute presents THE FRED HERSCH TRIO Wednesday, February 24 at 7:30pm NOCCA’s Freda Lupin Memorial Hall 2800 Chartres Street Join The NOCCA Institute for a very special evening with celebrated jazz pianist Fred Hersch. Called “the most arrestingly innovative pianist in jazz over the last decade” by Vanity…

March 20-22: The NOCCA Institute & New Orleans Ballet Association Present Unión Tanguera In The Full-Evening, Contemporary Tango Show “Nuit Blanche”

The NOCCA Institute & New Orleans Ballet Association present Unión Tanguera in the full-evening, contemporary tango show Nuit Blanche (Sleepless Night) “The performers are simply wonderful. The women are glamorous and shimmering. The men are virile and debonair.” — Broadway.com “…taking Tango to places you’d never expect to find it.” — The Village Voice CLICK HERE…

March 28: Star Of SNL & Theatre Ana Gasteyer Performs On The Broadway @ NOCCA Series

Broadway @ NOCCA and Mark Cortale proudly presents Ana Gasteyer for one night only, with Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host.

2014-15 Broadway Series Stars Joanna Gleason, Cheyenne Jackson, Ana Gasteyer, Christine Ebersole, & Seth Rudetsky

The Broadway in New Orleans series kicks off this Saturday with Joanna Gleason (Tony-winner for Into The Woods and star of the films Boogie Nights and The Wedding Planner). She’ll perform at Le Petit Theatre with special guests Well-Strung, the Singing String Quartet. Later this year, the series moves to…

March 11-April 25: Visual Artist India Flint Presents “fieldnotes”

The NOCCA Institute and NOCCA’s Visual Arts department are gearing up for the next event in the 2013-14 “On the Edge” gallery series: a solo exhibition called “fieldnotes”, featuring the work of India Flint. fieldnotes will open with a reception in the Ken Kirschman Artspace on Tuesday, March 11, from…

Visiting Artist Exhibition, With Work By Todd Johnson, Maddy Rosenberg, Meg Turner, And Carl Joe Williams

Visiting Artist Exhibition January 21 – February 28, 2014 NOCCA’s Ken Kirschman Artspace Opening reception: January 30, 6pm – 8pm NOCCA’s Visual Arts Department and The NOCCA Institute present the next event in the 2013-14 “On the Edge” gallery series: a Visiting Artist Exhibition featuring work by Todd Johnson, Maddy…

The NOCCA Institute & NOBA Present Indian Kathak Dance Master Pandit Chitresh Das & Emmy Award-Winning Tap Star Jason Samuels Smith

In an explosive East-meets-West dance and music event, India Jazz Suites features Pandit Chitresh Das, one of India’s foremost Kathak dance masters, and Jason Samuels Smith, an Emmy-award winning tap star, accompanied live by three classical Indian musicians and a stellar jazz trio that drive the program.

November 16: See Patti LuPone & Seth Rudetsky In The Next Broadway @ NOCCA Event

“Anybody who has ever enjoyed a musical on the stage should see this show, a miraculous close-up encounter with Patti LuPone. It is a fair bet that they will have the time of their life.” – The Telegraph, London

Jane Krakowski Kicks Off The Broadway @ NOCCA Series On Monday, October 7

On the heels of its successful first season in 2012/13, the Broadway @ NOCCA concert series returns to New Orleans with some of New York theater’s leading ladies (one of whom is famously a man in disguise)! The popular series leaps from its summer home at The Art House in Provincetown,…

Visiting Artist Recap: 2012-13

Terence Blanchard GRAMMY Award-winning trumpeter and composer, Artistic Director of Jazz for Mancini Institute at University of Miami Frost School of Music, NOCCA alumnus “The thing about finding yourself as an artist is that at some point, you have to make a commitment,” alumnus and award-winning trumpeter and composer Terence…

Readings By Authors From The University Of Iowa’s International Writing Program

Friends are invited Tuesday, October 1st at 7:00pm to hear writers from the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program. Participating authors include Patrícia Portela (Portugal), Roland Rugero (Burundi) and Sridala Swami (India).

January 18-20: Jessica Lang Dance

An undeniable force and one of the most sought-after American choreographers, Jessica Lang creates artfully crafted, breathtaking ballets that are “fresh, subtle, and really beautiful” (Lichfield Live, UK).