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National Dance Institute (NDI) was founded in 1976 by New York City Ballet principal dancer Jacques d’Amboise in the belief that the arts have a unique power to engage all children—regardless of background, ability, or socioeconomic status—and motivate them toward excellence. Since its founding, NDI has impacted the lives of over two million children.



This year, the children of National Dance Institute were invited to participate in the filming of ENOUGH!, a dance-driven video that serves as an anthem for gun safety. Inspired by the chorus of young voices in our country demanding action, this project resonates deeply with NDI’s annual theme: “Voices of Change.” This school year, the students in our program will be learning about individuals who have used, and are using, their voices to stand up for what they believe and effect positive change in their communities and beyond.

We are pleased to share with you ENOUGH!, featuring the children of NDI!

In NDI’s 43-year history, we have seen, time and again, how the arts transform, unify, inspire, and uplift. We have seen the arts change and save lives. That is because our goal is not simply to teach choreography — our goal is to help children learn the choreography of life. We empower them to believe in themselves and their limitless potential, and to realize the excellence and promise that reside in each and every one of them.

We hope you enjoy the video, and if you are moved by the power of our work, please consider making a tax-deductible donation to NDI today so we may continue to empower children to shape the course of their lives.