N.O. Center for Creative Arts looking for participants

Staff reports

New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) is currently looking for potential students for its 2012 Summer Conservatory which is open to students from across the state of Louisiana.

Taking place in June 11-16, 2012, the Summer Conservatory is a summer instructional session for statewide Louisiana students currently in the 8-11th grades.

The Summer Conservatory is audition-based, providing a tuition-free intensive arts training session in various arts disciplines including:  Classical Instrumental Music, Culinary Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Drama, Media Arts: Filmmaking & Audio Production, Musical Theatre, Jazz Instrumental Music, Theatre Design, Visual Arts, or Vocal Music.

To apply, download and complete the NOCCA Arts Application, available at  Students who mail in a completed application by January 30 will be scheduled for an audition in the spring. 

Accepted students will be challenged, as this is not a summer camp experience.

Dormitories are also available for statewide high school students. 

For more information, families may call 800.201.4836.