"There's no other setting like this. Usually dancers work with only one choreographer at a time. Here, they are constantly changing everyday."
Dancers must be studying dance at an intermediate to advanced level and be at least 13 years of age.
Dancers who are members of an RDA company are automatically accepted into the NCI and may proceed directly to registration.
Dancers who are not members of an RDA company must email a letter of recommendation and a photo in 1st arabesque to:
"Dancers who attend the NCI are given the opportunity to experience what it is really like to be a professional dancer."
Dancers who wish to learn more about choreography may register as a "Dancer/Choreographer". This specialized track, which operates during the first week only, allows the dancers to participate in the choreography workshops while still participating as a dancer. Additionally, they are given several opportunities to create choreographic studies. The dancer/choreographer track is limited to 6 registrants.