Kirstie Tice Spadie
Kirstie Spadie
Artistic Director
About NCDI
is a non‑recital, non‑competition institute focused on education and exposure to classical ballet and contemporary dance forms for children and adults.

NCDI Alumna Lindsey Matheis currently performing with Northwest Professional Dance Project in Portland
NCDI Alumnus Grady Bowman performed on Broadway in Wonderland, Billy Elliot, South Pacific, The Pirate Queen, and now appearing in Lost in Vegas with Tony Danza

Photos of the 1st week (June 2001)

Closed Memorial Day, May 25
NCDI will be closed Monday, May 25 (open Saturday, May 23). The last week of classes is May 26-30.
View the summer reminder email sent May 7
Summer Camps and Classes 
Come Dance With Us!

NCDI Alumna Maggie Mial, Photo by Steve Clarke
NCDI Alumna Maggie Mial

Browse our
summer classes and
summer dance camps
and register today!

Classes: June 15 - July 25
(6-week class session)
Camps: June 15 - July 31

If you have any questions about class selections,
please email Kirstie.

General information (policies, attire, etc.) can be found on our student information pages.
Come see our Summer Showcase performance June 27!
Observation and Bring a Friend
Parent Observation Weeks May 9-28.
Bring your cameras! Get ready!
These dancers are super cute and super smart!
See the schedules for your dancer's class:
Observation week
and Bring a Friend week.
2014-2015 Dance Year 

Spring semester classes end May 30.
Summer classes and camps begin June 15.
2014-2015 class schedule

The 2014-2015 dance year is 40 weeks of dance from
August 4 to May 30


Photographer Ken Wolf typically photographs students during the spring semester. Here are just a few from 2012, 2011, and 2010.


2014-2015 Dance Year Dates
  » Aug 4: Start of the 40-week 2014-2015 dance year
     (Fall semester).
  » Sep 1: Labor Day - NCDI closed.
  » Nov 26-30 (Wed-Sun): Thanksgiving - NCDI closed.
  » Dec 22 - Jan 4 (Mon-Sun): Winter Break - NCDI closed.
  » Jan 5, 2015: 2014-2015 classes resume
     (Spring semester).
  » Mar 23-28: Spring Break - NCDI closed.
  » May 9-28: Observation Week - please see the schedule.
  » May 26-30: Bring a Friend for Free Week
     - please see the schedule.
  » May 25: Memorial Day - NCDI closed.
  » May 30: End of the 2014-2015 dance year.

Summer 2015 Dates
  » Jun 15 - Jul 25: Start of the 6-week summer class session.
  » Jun 15 - July 31: Start of the summer dance camps.
  » July 4: NCDI remains open the week of July 4.
  » Jul 26: End of the 6-week summer class session.

PreDance dancers show their big hearts

North Carolina Dance Institute

Day and evening classes
offering ballet, jazz, tap, modern, hip-hop, pointe, creative movement, preDance, drama, voice, and social dance (salsa, swing, shag) for ages 3 to adult.

For information: e-mail Kirstie or call 919-786-0555

North Carolina Dance Institute
5910-101 Duraleigh Rd, Raleigh NC 27612
("NC Dance" in Duraleigh Corners - see map)

We're proud to have students from all around the Triangle Area including Raleigh, Cary, Durham, Chapel Hill, Apex, Clayton, Clinton, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Holly Springs, Knightdale, Morrisville, Wake Forest, Wendell, Youngsville, and Zebulon.
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Office Hours
Mon: 4:00pm-8:00pm
Tue: 4:00pm-8:00pm
Wed: 4:00pm-8:00pm
Thu: 4:00pm-8:00pm
Fri: Office Closed
Sat: 9:00am-12:00pm
Sun: Office Closed
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register online.
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Spring Newsletter
(March 2015)

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on Our Students

NC Dance FestivalNCDI dancers at the 2006 NC Dance Festival
Jan 26, 2006
NCDI dancers performed.
See photos and a video!
Carolina Arts Festival
July 3, 2003
UNC-TV and our own footage of NCDI performing"Coming to America" at the 2003 Carolina Arts Festival.
Read more & see the videos!


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