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 Emily Nicolau
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 2022 

Come dance with us this summer!
The summer session is 6 weeks of classes from
June 20 - July 30

See the 2022 summer class schedule
and summer dance camps/intensives
and register today!

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


2021-2022 Dance Year 

The dance year is 40 weeks of classes from
August 16, 2021 - June 11, 2022

2021-2022 classes are ending soon,
so consider registering for the summer session!
Masks Optional*
Effective Monday, February 28, masks will be optional for most classes. Masks will remain welcomed, and many teachers and students will continue to wear them. Family members should continue to limit coming inside NCDI to avoid congestion in hallways and lobby.

* Students in Ms Carolynís classes should continue to wear masks.
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Check out Nicole's fun slide show to Meet the Teachers!

2021-2022 Dance Year Dates
  » Aug 16: Start of the 40-week 2020-2021 dance year.
  » Sep 6: Labor Day - NCDI closed.
  » Nov 24-28 (Wed-Sun): Thanksgiving - NCDI closed.
  » Dec 20 - Jan 2: Winter Break - NCDI closed.
  » Jan 3, 2022: Classes resume.
  » Apr 11-16: Spring Break - NCDI closed.
  » May 9-21: Observation Weeks
          - See the schedule for your class.
  » May 30: Memorial Day - NCDI closed.
  » Jun 6-11: Bring a Friend for Free Week
          - See the schedule for your class.
  » Jun 11: End of the
40-week 2020-2021 dance year.

Summer 2022 Dates
  » June 20: Start of the 6-week summer class session.
  » July: summer dance camps/intensives (dates vary).
  » July 4: NCDI will be OPEN with classes on Monday.
  » July 30: End of the 6-week summer class session.

North Carolina Dance Institute
Day and evening classes
offering ballet, jazz, tap, modern, hip-hop, pointe, creative movement 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
As of August 16
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
You can always email Kirstie if you have any questions and register online.
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