New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. A wonderful performing arts conservatory for high school students in the New Orleans area. Among the most prestigious performing arts schools in the United States. Offering courses in theatre, dance, visual arts, media arts, and music. Students can choose to go half a day, after school, or saturdays. NOCCA focuses solely on the arts and offers a few extra credit academic courses. Those who attend NOCCA are among the most talented in New Orleans, and are most definitely the coolest.