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North County DanceArts Inc, established by Louis McKay in Solana Beach, California in 1980 and originally known as ‘Louis McKay Studios’ has been recognized as having the most professional teaching staff in all of San Diego county and voted “Best Dance Studio” in San Diego county for over 38 years.

NCDA provides all levels of dance instruction from beginning though professional level. Instruction focuses on technique, terminology, and discipline in a nurturing environment so as to encourage and inspire our more than 400 students in their love of dance, whether for career or recreation.

What Makes NCDA Different?

  • All Classes at NCDA are a minimum of 1hr in length, with the exception of specialty classes like pre-pointe or pointe. More advanced classes may range from 1.25 to 1.5hrs in length.
  • Tuition pricing covers all classes, no matter the length.
  • All NCDA Instructors are Live Scanned (background checked) by the state of California

  • NCDA pays over the industry standard to secure the most professional instructors available.  All instructors are certified professionals in their field.

  • NCDA offers the highest quality flooring and sound equipment to help enhance the best stage and competition preparation available.

  • Private lessons and/or coaching are available.

  • Scholarships may be available for those who qualify.

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San Diego A-List 2017 Best Dance Studio Top 5 Finalist
2014 Bravo San Diego Award
2018 Small Business Excellence Award
2019 Readers Choice
2018 Readers Choice
2017 Readers Choice
2016 Readers Choice
Association of Dance Conventions & Competitions
San Diego A List