Ed Gorman, Teacher
I can honestly say I have never experienced a more powerful and effective program for young people. NDI New Mexico is engaging, positive, challenging, motivating and empowering. The dedication to excellence in dancing filters into all aspects of a child’s life.Ed Gorman, Teacher
Agua Fria Elementary

Our Mission

NDI New Mexico is founded with the knowledge that the arts have a unique power to engage and motivate children. The purpose of our distinctive programs is to help children develop discipline, a standard of excellence, and a belief in themselves that will carry over into all aspects of their lives.

  • Work Hard
  • Do Your Best
  • Never Give Up
  • Be Healthy

Produced by AMP Concerts

Kick off our 25th ANNIVERSARY on Labor Day Weekend, September 3, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. for a benefit concert at the Santa Fe Opera Theatre featuring CMA and Grammy Award-Winning band, The Mavericks! TICKETS ARE GOING QUICKLY SO ORDER NOW!

Proceeds from this evening support our unique work across New Mexico teaching children excellence. We are thrilled to celebrate with you in this way as live music is such a fundamental part of our program.

$250 VIP Tickets and Sponsorships are available by calling Aline Harris-Ellis at (505) 557-6041
Click here for more info

Summer Dance Camps NDI New Mexico 2018
Arts In Motion Summer Dance Intensive
offers students the opportunity to train in multiple disciplines including ballet, jazz, tap, modern, hip hop and musical theater, and develops their performance skill through choreography and more.

The Dance Barns Program is led by Allegra Lillard, The Dance Barns Artistic Director.

July 9-20, 9:00am to 4:00pm, ages 12-18. Tuition on a sliding scale from $165-$500. For more information call 505.795.7088 or email Danny at dsilver@ndi-nm.org.

The Hiland Program is led by Evelyn Cisneros, former Prima Ballerina with the San Francisco Ballet. This year the theme is Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory!

July 9-20, 9:00am to 4:00pm, ages 9-18. Tuition on a sliding scale from $100-$500. 2018 Summer Institute participants are eligible for a 25% discount this year! For more information call 505.340.0200 or email Lizeth at lgarcia@ndi-nm.org.

Fall Registration NDI New Mexico2018

Fall Registration: The Dance Barns

Returning Students:
August 14-15 from 10:00am to 6:00pm

New Students:
August 16-17 from 10:00am to 6:00pm

Fall Registration: The Hiland Theater

Returning Students:
August 11 from 10:00am to 6:00pm

New Students:
August 13 from 11:00am to 7:00pm

NDI New Mexico in the News

NDI New Mexico takes two Firsts and a Third SF Reporter Best of Santa Fe 2017

Santa Fe Reporter Best Youth Program and Best Dance Company


  • for Best Youth Program,
  • AND Best Dance Company,
  • and THIRD PLACE for Best Performing Arts Group

An Achievment in Excellence!

“NDI New Mexico outperforms most other charities in America.” – Charity Navigator

NDI New Mexico has attained the coveted four-star rating from Charity Navigator for the third consecutive year – a status earned by only 18% of the charities evaluated, indicating that NDI New Mexico outperforms most other charities in America.

NDI New Mexico Earns Recognition as New Mexico Family-Friendly Workplace

New Mexico Family Friendly Business

NDI New Mexico earned distinction for its workplace policies by Family Friendly New Mexico, a statewide project developed to recognize companies that have adopted policies that give New Mexico businesses an edge in recruiting and retaining the best employees.