Like Nicia Carla, another frequent winner. Daring, skill and national renown are the hallmarks of NC Dance Theatre. Whether here in Charlotte, bolstering its claim to housing the best athletes in town, or wowing the critics in New York City, NCDT has become the crossroads for the nation’s best choreographers and the most promising, versatile new dancers. Special kudos for the fine rebuilding job it did over the course of the 2005-06 season after being rocked by multiple defections, departures and injuries. It really didn't miss a stride, though most of Charlotte still isn't as hip to NCDT’s excellence as it deserves.