NCCA regularly conducts capacity building workshops for teachers, artists, and cultural institutions both locally and regionally. The center also provides professional training courses for children and youth in theater and ballet- accredited by the Royal Academy of Dance – UK, in addition to contemporary and folk dance.
Educators learn the practical applications of drama strategies such role-playing, improvisation, creative writing, and movement in teaching. Subjects like the languages and civic education begin to come alive, intrinsically motivating, and engaging students in creative critical thinking, leading to a better understanding of the complexity of human behavior, while promoting self-expression and confidence.
To date, NCCA has implemented training workshops in Oman, Syria, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, Bahrain, and Bulgaria as well as capacity-building programs in cultural management and performing arts programs in Iraq and Saudi Arabia, among others. The center has also conducted an exchange with professional dancers in Denmark. Additionally, NCCA is the host of the Y-Peer International Center for Youth Development.