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 Camps and Classes 

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

Summer classes end July 27 and students are encouraged to register for the 2019-2020 dance year instead (see below).

However, it's not too late to register for the remaining dance camps listed below!

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summer classes and
summer dance camps

Summer Session

Classes: June 17 - July 27
Camps: June 17 - Aug 1

Remaining Camps Dates Ages
Kids Hip-Hop Camp July 22-26 8-13
'Mary Poppins' Dance Camp July 22-26 3-6
Pre-Pointe Primer July 30 - Aug 1 12-17

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


2019-2020 Dance Year 
Come Dance With Us!

This dance year is 40 weeks of classes from
August 12, 2019 - June 2, 2020.

See the 2019-2020 class schedule
and register today!

Students from the 2018-2019 dance year should have received class recommendations emailed from Kirstie on June 12. If you have any questions about class selections, please email Kirstie. General information (policies, attire, etc.) can be found on our student information pages.


Summer 2019 Dates
  » June 17 - July 27: 6-week summer class session.
  » June 17 - Aug 1: summer dance camps (dates vary).
  » June 29: 6:00pm Summer Showcase Performance.
      Tickets to go on sale at NCDI.
  » July 4: NCDI remains open July 4.
  » July 27: End of the 6-week summer class session.

2019-2020 Dance Year Dates
  » Aug 12: Start of the 40-week 2019-2020 dance year.
  » Sep 2: Labor Day - NCDI closed.
  » Nov 27 - Dec 1 (Wed-Sun): Thanksgiving - NCDI closed.
  » Dec 23 - Jan 5: Winter Break - NCDI closed.
  » Jan 6, 2020: Classes resume.
  » Apr 6-12: Spring Break - NCDI closed.
  » Jun 6: End of the 2019-2020 dance year.

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
June 17 - July 27
Mon: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Tue: 5:00pm-8:00pm
Wed: 5:00pm-8:00pm
Thu: 5:00pm-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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