Auditions will be held March 7-8 for tuition-free summer intensive programs held by the New Orleans Ballet Association. Classes and workshops in June and July will culminate in professionally produced performances for all participating students.

Auditions for ages 9 to 11 will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 7, in the Chevron Studio at the Lyons NORDC Center, 624 Louisiana Ave., New Orleans. Auditions for ages 12 to 18 will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at the same location.

To audition, it is recommended that students have a minimum of two years of ballet training. The audition dates and times listed above are only for new students not currently enrolled in NORDC/NOBA Center for Dance or NOBA classes at any of the neighborhood centers or partner sites.

For more audition requirements and additional information, visit or call (504) 522-0996, ext. 213.