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)

View the summer reminder email sent May 7
Summer Camps and Classes 
Come Dance With Us!
Classes Began June 15

NCDI Alumna Maggie Mial, Photo by Steve Clarke
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!
Summer Showcase Performance

2015 Summer Showcase

Come see a great dance show!
Your Songs - Elton John

Saturday, June 27, 6:00pm
Wakefield High School Auditorium
2200 Wakefield Pines Dr. Raleigh, 27614

Tickets $12 (cash or check)
Advance ticket sales available at NCDI on the breezeway
Wednesday June 24 8:30am-9:30am & 3:30pm-4:30pm
Thursday June 25 8:30am-9:30am
Friday June 26 8:30am-9:30am
If available, tickets will also be sold at the show
Doors open at 5:30pm

2015-2016 Dance Year 

The 2015-2016 dance year is 40 weeks of dance from
August 3, 2015 to May 28, 2016

See the 2015-2016 class schedule and register today!

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


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


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.

2015-2016 Dance Year Dates
  » Aug 3: Start of the 40-week 2015-2016 dance year
     (fall semester).
  » Sep 7: Labor Day - NCDI closed.
  » Nov 25-29 (Wed-Sun): Thanksgiving - NCDI closed.
  » Dec 21 - Jan 3 (Mon-Sun): Winter Break - NCDI closed.
  » Jan 3, 2016: 2015-2016 classes resume
     (spring semester).
  » Mar 28 - Apr 1: Spring Break - NCDI closed.
  » May 9-21: Observation Weeks - schedule to be posted.
  » May 23-28: Bring a Friend for Free Week -
     schedule to be posted.
  » May 28: End of the 2015-2016 dance year.

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
Come in to register or
register online.
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See our
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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