“The thing I enjoyed most about NCI is how different it was. We work with new choreographers daily and it challenges you in many ways. It’s such a wonderful program.”

~NCI Dancer

Dance at the 2020 RDA NCI!

Dancers must be studying dance at an intermediate to advanced level and be at least 13 years of age at the time of the intensive. RDA accepts all registered dancers into the NCI and awards many tuition scholarships at the regional festivals. You can learn more about the NCI Dancer experience by taking the NCI audition class at your region’s festival this spring. Registration for this year’s NCI closed June 15, 2020.


NON-RDA dancers: Since you are not a member of RDA, there are a few things we need to know about you. Please APPLY by March 31, 2020 to join us at this year’s NCI.

Dancer Attendee Track
Experience daily master classes in techniques such as ballet, modern, jazz, pointe, contemporary, or men’s classes. Explore the choreographic process through working with a new choreographer each afternoon. Perform new pieces of choreography each evening.

Dancer Tuition
RDA Member…………..$1,750
Non-RDA Member……….$1,950

Dancer/Choreographer Attendee Track
Dancers interested in learning more about choreography should consider the Dancer/Choreographer Track at NCI. This specialized track allows dancers to participate in daily choreography workshops and create choreographic works in addition to participating in NCI as a dancer.

Dancer/Choreographer Tuition
RDA Member…………..$1,850
Non-RDA Member……….$2,050

Prices shown include all classes, meals, and housing for the duration of the intensive. An additional $50 registration fee will be charged when online registration is submitted.

Dancer housing is chaperoned. All meals, classes, rehearsals, and activities are adult-supervised.

Dancers: Are you ready for an amazing experience?

Non-RDA Dancers: Are you eager to attend the 2020 NCI?

Need more details?  Check out the NCI page for additional information.