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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 […]

NDI Is Taking Its Teaching Method Public

On a school day in December, the scene in the P.S. 002 auditorium on Manhattan’s Lower East Side is particularly joyful. The pianist plays an upbeat tune, while a sea of fifth-grade students stomp, bend, punch and jump around the stage with big smiles on their faces. The dance teacher, National Dance Institute artistic director […]