Join us for two months of arts classes for adults: June and July 2018

Join The NOCCA Institute for another amazing summer of arts classes for adults! During this year’s Summer Studio, you can… Learn the basics of Creole cuisine with Chef Frank Brigtsen Study ceramics with acclaimed artist Nikki Jackson Belly up to the barre with ballet teacher Karl Condon Understand how to…

Saturday, May 12: The NOCCA Institute’s annual ART&SOUL gala, sponsored by the James P. Raymond Jr. Foundation

The James P. Raymond Jr. Foundation invites you to ART&SOUL, a benefit for The NOCCA Institute! This year’s event will be held on Saturday, May 12 at NOCCA’s Chevron Forum, in New Orleans’ historic Faubourg Marigny. Scroll down to learn more about this year’s outstanding entertainment, food, and auction–then click here…

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Tony Award nominee Melissa Errico and Bryan Batt come to NOCCA on March 1

Broadway star Melissa Errico, with special guest Bryan Batt Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 7:30pm NOCCA’s Freda Lupin Memorial Hall, 2800 Chartres Street TICKETS FROM $40 AVAILABLE HERE Tony Award-nominated singer, actress, and writer Melissa Errico has starred on Broadway in Anna Karenina, My Fair Lady, High Society, and many…

Writing Class: Creative Nonfiction

Writing Class: Creative Nonfiction Instructor: C.W. Cannon Location: NOCCA Institute When: Wednesdays from February 28 to April 25 from 7pm to 9pm Cost: $325 “Writing Creative Nonfiction” aims to help students develop and perfect the skill of writing well-crafted creative essays. Creative nonfiction is a unique blend of genres that draws…

Spring plant sale in Press Street Gardens!

On Saturday, March 24 from 10am to 1pm, Press Street Gardens will host a spring plant sale! Join us at the corner of Dauphine and Press Streets, where you’ll find heirloom vegetables, herbs, and flowers, including tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, basil, squash, watermelon, and other garden faves. Click here to learn…

Theatre Class: Stand-Up Comedy

Theatre Class: Stand-Up Comedy Time: Thursday, March 22, 7pm-9pm Instructor: Lauren Malara Location: Ellis Marsalis Jazz Studio at NOCCA, 2800 Chartres Street, New Orleans Tuition: $25 Have you always wanted to try stand-up comedy? This workshop will prepare you for a successful debut! During this two-hour class, students will learn…

Dance Class: Beginner/Intermediate Adult Tap

Beginner/Intermediate Adult Tap Time: Tuesdays evenings, from 7pm to 8pm: March 13, 20, 27 April 3, 10, 17, 24 Instructor: Heidi Malnar Location: NOCCA, 2800 Chartres Street Tuition: $130 BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE ADULT TAP is for students who can demonstrate basic tap vocabulary and have had prior beginner tap experience. Students will cultivate more…

Music Class: Strings Class for Grown-Ups (Advanced Beginner/Intermediate)

Music Class: Strings Class for Grown-Ups Times: Wednesdays from February 28 – April 18, 2018, 7pm-8:30pm Instructor: Dr. Jee Yeoun Ko Location: NOCCA, 2800 Chartres Street, New Orleans Tuition: $300 Dr. Jee Yeoun Ko is an internationally acclaimed cellist and the driving force behind NOCCA’s Classical Music program. Now, she’s…

Order your king cake today at NOCCAMarketplace.com!

It’s Carnival time, and in New Orleans, that means king cake! Once again, NOCCA’s Culinary Arts department is offering its take on this seasonal, sugary treat with the Press Street Gardens Satsuma Almond King Cake. We start by layering flaky puff pastry with rich almond paste and cream cheese, then add…

Visit the NOCCA Marketplace and get a head start on your holiday shopping!

The holidays are almost here, and the NOCCA Marketplace has a host of great goodies for gift-giving! NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students have created five tasty treats for family and friends. And 5 Press Gallery has curated a huge selection of ceramics, prints, and other artby NOCCA alumni, faculty, and visiting artists. Rest assured,…

The NOCCA Institute, The New Orleans Advocate, and the family of Daniel Price invite you to Home for the Holidays on December 22 at House of Blues

Home for the Holidays is a night of spectacular art and music benefiting the Daniel Price Memorial Fund for Aspiring Artists, which honors the memory of NOCCA alumnus Daniel Price. In keeping with Daniel’s twin passions of art and music, the Fund provides scholarships for outstanding visual arts and music students at NOCCA.

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November 10 and 11: Three performances by Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

ASPEN SANTA FE BALLET Co-presented by The NOCCA Institute and the New Orleans Ballet Association “A breath of fresh air!” — New York Times Three performances only! Friday and Saturday, November 10th (8pm) and 11th (2pm/8pm)  NOCCA’s Freda Lupin Memorial Hall 2800 Chartres Street, New Orleans Tickets start at $45 for NOCCA fans…

Friday, October 20: The Lamb and the Owl, an eat-with-your-hands feast at Press Street Station

On Friday, October 20, Press Street Station celebrates cooler weather and the return to enjoying food and friends outdoors. Chef Michael Doyle and his team are roasting a Mississippi lamb and pairing it with Wayward Owl beer in a DIY feast of pickles, preserves and assorted condiments. The meal is inspired by Chef Doyle’s recent…

September 22: Broadway legend Faith Prince with Seth Rudetsky

BROADWAY @ NOCCA PRESENTS FAITH PRINCE WITH HOST SETH RUDETSKY FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 AT 8PM NOCCA, 2800 CHARTRES STREET CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Faith Prince–Tony Award-winner for her performance in Guys and Dolls–makes her debut on Mark Cortale’s Broadway @ NOCCA concert series on Friday, September 22 at 8PM, as a benefit…

Fall classes for adults in writing, tap dance, and improv

Classes for adults are back! If you’re age 18 or older and want to learn more about writing, dance, or drama, The NOCCA Institute has several courses for you: WRITING CLASS: START WRITING NOW Mondays from September 18 – October 9, 7pm-9pm Click here for details! If you have a…