Alumni, Drama »

NOCCA Drama Alum Honors Teacher

  2003 NOCCA Drama alumna Ciera Payton, in town filming with Spike Lee in his latest film Oldboy, took a moment to visit the Drama Department in honor for of Janet Shea. Janet Shea is

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Featured, NOCCA Talks »

NOCCA Talks Episode 3: Interview with Paul Werner

We are excited to introduce a new web series called NOCCA Talks, spearheaded by Media Arts student, Jac Bedrossian. Click below to watch the second episode of NOCCA Talks featuring an interview with Paul Werner,

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Drama, Events, Featured »

SPILL: October 25 – 27

October 25 – 27: SPILL, a new theatrical work by playwright and Emmy-nominee Leigh Fondakowski and artist Reeva Wortel In 2008, members of New York’s acclaimed Tectonic Theatre company came to NOCCA to work with our students and create

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Media Arts »

NOCCA Media Arts Student Wins Tulane Tech Day Poster Contest

NOCCA Level III Media Arts Student Patrick Burtchaell (Chalmette-70043/Homeschool) recently won Tulane Day Poster Contest for his winning entry. He received a complimentary copy of Adobe Creative Suite 6. The theme of the contest

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Media Arts Alum featured in “Louisianans in the spotlight”

Sarah Devlin Eighteen-year-old New Orleans native Sarah Devlin has already established herself as a true artist in a field you might not expect: she’s a filmmaker. Devlin graduated in May from Ben Franklin High School, but

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Culinary »

Masterclass on Wheels

The NOCCA Culinary Department enjoyed a special visit from local food truck vendor. Students learned what it takes to be a successful food vendor in New Orleans directly from the source through hands-on training

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News »

Governor Bobby Jindal Announces Appointments to NOCCA Board of Directors

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced appointments to the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts Board of Directors. The New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts Board of Directors serves to maintain a program of

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Alumni, Drama »

Spike Lee’s “Oldboy” Casts NOCCA Alum Ciera Payton

Unlike other filmmakers and productions that shoot in New Orleans, Spike Lee will cast local talent for his projects. New Orleans native and NOCCA alum, Ciera Payton makes the final cut for Lee’s latest project,Oldboy! Payton will be acting alongside Elizabeth

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