A New Horizon, Chapter 3: Master Planning

A new vision for learning has animated a new vision for NOCCA’s learning environment and facilities. The current construction of the classroom addition for Media Arts, Musical Theatre, and Theatre Design – scheduled to open  this October – completes the build-out of NOCCA’s present campus.  With the charge to help…

A New Horizon, Chapter 2: The Academic Studio

Both discovery phases have led us to the development of the Academic Studio:  a learning environment that will capitalize on NOCCA’s distinctive initiation model of education and strengthen all of student learning by connecting science, math and the humanities to intensive arts-training. At NOCCA, students are required not only to…

A New Horizon, Chapter 1: NOCCA’s Creative DNA

Since 1973, NOCCA has provided the highest quality professional training to young artists.  Yet the world in which today’s young people will be living and working is changing dramatically, making our job of preparing them more complex.  Following Katrina we sought a definitive answer to the question “What do we…