“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 2019 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, 2019.


NON-RDA dancers: All March application deadlines have passed. If you are interested in attending NCI, please contact Erika Davis for information about program availability.

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.

The 2019 NCI Dancer/Choreographer Track is currently full.

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

Tuition prices include all classes, meals, and housing for the duration of the intensive.

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

Dancers: Are you ready for an amazing experience?

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