Broadway @ NOCCA’s 2018-19 season kicks off with opera and musical theatre star Marisol Montalvo in MAD SCENE!

Marisol Montalvo performs MAD SCENE on Thursday, November 1 at 7:30pmin NOCCA’s Freda Lupin Memorial Hall (2800 Chartres Street). MAD SCENE features arias from Lucia, Faust, and The Abduction from the Seraglio as well as beautiful musical standards from Camelot, Candide, and Sweeney Todd.  MAD SCENE was written and directed by New Orleans’ very own Jeffery Roberson (aka Varla Jean Merman). Tickets start…

Home for the Holidays is December 21 at House of Blues

The NOCCA Institute, The New Orleans Advocate, and the family of Daniel Price invite you to… HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS Friday, December 21 at House of Blues New Orleans, 225 Decatur StreetTickets from $45 at HouseOfBlues.com/NewOrleans or 504 310 4999 On Friday, December 21, 2018, join The NOCCA Institute, The New Orleans Advocate, and the…

Four great writing classes for adults

This fall, The NOCCA Institute co-hosts four writing classes with the New Orleans Writers Workshop. The classes cover a range of topics that will interest authors of all sorts, from beginners to seasoned pros. Follow the links below to learn more and register! Writing the Novel: Getting the Ball RollingInstructor: C.W….

This fall, take a comedy class with the funniest person in New Orleans, Lauren Malara

This fall, the “funniest person in New Orleans”, Lauren Malara, offers three outstanding comedy workshops to the public. Whether you’re new to the worlds of stand up and improv or a seasoned pro, Lauren has a class for you! Introduction to Improv ComedyThursday, October 18, 7pm-9pmDuring this light workshop, students…

Superstar Lineup Announced for Broadway @ NOCCA’s 2018/19 Season

Broadway stars Christine Ebersole, Jessie Mueller, Jeremy Jordan, and opera star Marisol Montalvo headline sixth season of acclaimed concert series in New Orleans!For tickets, visit www.BroadwayNOLA.com or call 800-838-3006! Producer Mark Cortale has announced a star-studded lineup for the sixth season of his celebrated Broadway @ NOCCA concert series in New Orleans. Three of Broadway’s biggest names will share the marquee…

The NOCCA Institute has been selected as a grantee of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Arts Innovation and Management Program

The NOCCA Institute has been selected as a grantee of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Arts Innovation and Management Program The NOCCA Institute will participate in $43 million program  The NOCCA Institute today announced that it is a grantee recipient of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Arts Innovation and Management (AIM) program. The invitation-only program seeks…

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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…

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…