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 now dancing with LA-based BODY TRAFFIC dance company
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)

2015-2016 Dance Year 
Come Dance With Us!
Classes Began August 3

Alumna Lindsey Matheis

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

See the 2015-2016 class schedule
and register today!

Classes just started so register today
and come dance with us!

The start of the dance year is the perfect time to join

If you have any questions about class selections, please email Kirstie. General information (policies, attire, etc.) can be found on our student information pages.

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


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 4, 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
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Fall Newsletter
(August 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.
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