Tag: national dance institute

What National Dance Institute’s Customized Teacher Trainings Can Do for Your Arts Organization

Since New York City Ballet principal dancer Jacques d’Amboise founded National Dance Institute in 1976, the nonprofit arts education organization has championed a simple yet profound truth: Early exposure to the arts can transform a child’s life. Grounded in its renowned teaching pedagogy, NDI has impacted millions of school children—in New York City and across […]

Isabella Boylston's Master Class at NDI Inspired Kids (and Included a Special Guest)

American Ballet Theatre’s youngest principal ballerina, Isabella Boylston, taught a group of students at the National Dance Institute in Harlem. The 45-minute master class was filled with a short barre, center work and a visit from the institute’s founder, former NYCB principal dancer Jacques d’Amboise. Right away the kids were captivated by Boylston’s humble grace. […]