Monthly Archives: July 2013

Celebrating the Power of Dance

There’s no contest: the most fun dance performance of the summer is consistently National Dance Institute’s Event of the Year, held at LaGuardia High School. Established in 1976 by Jacques d’Amboise, NDI brings dance into the lives of public school children through free classes and programs that build self-confidence and a love and appreciation of the arts. Led by Ellen Weinstein’s artistic direction, they currently partner with 31 schools in the New York City metro area, working with around 5000 kids every week, and recently led a cultural exchange in China. Continue reading