California Dance Institute is a nonprofit arts education organization that engages children to move toward success in life through dance and music. Every child can do it. Step by step, in sneakers, with music and movement, we put their minds and bodies in motion.

Carole Valleskey, Founder & Artistic Director                                         Rebecca Wink, Managing Director

Our 2015 Event of the Year was a hit!

We Went All Around The World!

APR 2015 Around the World Postcard


Summer Camp Was a Hit!

CDI and New Roads School joined forces in 2015 for a Summer Performing Arts Camp! Click here to learn more…

CDI Feb EBlast 3 ADJ Summer Camp Photo 2


  • cdi parent reviews and testimonials

    Parents of CDI students are big fans!

    “Your program is wonderful and I am truly grateful for the time that you gave Leonard.” 
    - Martha, Parent 


  • cdi student reviews and testimonials

    CDI classes teach students many lessons.

    I learned never to give up and to believe in yourself.” 
    - Maribel, 4th Grade 


  • cdi student reviews and testimonials

    Educators and Administrators attest to the impact that CDI has on children.

    "CDI - is contagious! The piano tunes move their little inner musical souls!"
    -Mr. Lopez, 4th Grade Classroom Teacher




California Dance Institute is grateful to our supporters
for all they do to make dreams come true
for the children of California Dance Institute.
Here are some of the foundations that support us:

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