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)

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!

Summer Session

Classes: June 13 - July 23
Camps: June 20 - July 29

It's time to start thinking about summer!
Registration opened March 22.
Save 20% on multiple dance camps
if you register by May 7!

Purchase a dance camp at the normal tuition, and receive a 20% discount on all other camps of equal or lesser value.
This applies to an individual student or as a family.
2015-2016 Dance Year 
Spring Semester Began January 4

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!

We're over halfway through the dance year, but the spring semester is still a good time to join, so register today and come dance with us!

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 3: Spring Break - NCDI closed.
  » May 9-21: Observation Weeks - See schedule.
  » May 23-28: Bring a Friend for Free Week -
     See schedule.
  » May 28: End of the 2015-2016 dance year.

Summer 2016 Dates
  » Jun 13 - Jul 23: Start of the 6-week summer class session.
  » Jun 13 - July 29: Start of the summer dance camps (dates vary).
  » July 4: NCDI remains open the week of July 4.
  » Jul 23: 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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Winter Newsletter
(January 2016)

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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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