Since 1943 the Giacobbe Academy of Dance has dedicated itself to the proper education
in the art of dance. Owned and operated by the Giacobbe family, and staffed with a faculty of professional teachers, the studio
is internationally known and recognized for the quality of its instruction and the outstanding dancers it has produced.
Academy is home of the Delta Ballet Festival, the only resident professional ballet company in the state, and the the New
Orleans Youth Ballet, a pre-professional junior company which offers young dancers 10 years and the older the opportunity
to gain valuable experience by further training and performing experience.