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)


2022-2023 Dance Year 

The dance year is 40 weeks of classes from
August 15, 2022 - June 10, 2023

Spring semester classes began January 2
New students are welcome
Come dance with us at NCDI!

See the 2022-2023 class schedule
and register today!

If you have any questions about class selections, please email Kirstie. Kirstie sent class recommendations to 2021-2022 students on July 21. General information (policies, attire, etc.) can be found on our student information pages.

Summer Showcase Auditions
Saturday March 4
Saturday May 13

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Auditions for dancers ages 9-18 yrs
Intermediate/Advance levels
Intensive rehearsals June 12-23
Showcase performance June 24
Audition sign-up and more info
New year and new students welcome!
Here's a recent post from Kirstie on Instagram
Meet the Teachers!

Check out Nicole's fun slide show to Meet the Teachers!

2022-2023 Dance Year Dates
  » Aug 15: Start of the 40-week 2022-2023 dance year.
  » Sep 5: Labor Day - NCDI closed.
  » Nov 23-27 (Wed-Sun): Thanksgiving - NCDI closed.
  » Dec 19 - Jan 1: Winter Break - NCDI closed.
  » Jan 2, 2023: Classes resume.
  » Apr 3-8: Spring Break - NCDI closed.
  » Apr 10-22: Wolf Photography - in-class photography.
          - See the schedule posted in the lobby at NCDI.
  » May 1-25: Observation Weeks
          - See the schedule for your class.
  » May 29: Memorial Day - NCDI closed.
  » Jun 5-10: Bring a Friend for Free Week
          - See the schedule for your class.
  » Jun 10: End of the 40-week 2022-2023 dance year.

Summer 2023 Dates
  » Apr 10: Summer registration opens.
  » May 13: Final audition for Summer Showcase.
  » June 19: Start of the 6-week summer class session.
  » July 4: NCDI will be CLOSED on Tuesday July 4.
  » July 29: End of the 6-week summer class session.

2023-2024 Dance Year Dates
  » Aug 14: Start of the 40-week 2023-2024 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
Fall as of Aug 15
Mon: 4:00pm-8:00pm
Tue: 4:00pm-8:00pm
Wed: 5:00pm-8:00pm
Thu: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Fri: Office Closed
Sat: 9:00am-11:45am
Sun: Office Closed
You can always email Kirstie if you have any questions and register online.
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