DDD Dances with Third Coast Dance Company

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Juniors Emma Buschle, Rose Goltz and Sarah McCrackin were selected to participate in a wonderful opportunity this summer to dance with Third Coast Dance Company located here in mid-Michigan. Third Coast Dance Company presented “Home”, an hour-long modern dance performed by a company of professional adult dancers, and six local youth dancers, Thursday-Saturday July 26th-28th at 7:30 PM. “Home” is …

Alex Hathaway at DDD

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Alex Hathaway will be offering classes Thursday, June 28. 2:00-3:30 13 & over ballet/contemporary with Alex Hathaway  $18 4:00-5:30 12 and under Jazz with Alex Hathaway  $18 Background Information Alex Hathaway, from Commerce Township, MI has taught and created at studios in Michigan, Kansas and Pennsylvania and has judged across the country. As a concert dancer he has performed the …

Suzy Guarino-Hall Coming to DDD

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Suzy Guarino-Hall will be visiting DDD June 25-27 to offer tap classes.   11:00-12:15 Junior TAP with Suzy 12:15-1:30 Intermediate TAP with Suzy 2:15-3:30 Advanced TAP with Suzy Cost $24 for 1 class $22 per class for 2 classes $20 per class for 3 classes $18 per class for 4 or more Background Information Suzy Guarino has been busy in the …

That’s Entertainment 2018 in Review

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DuHadway Dance Dimensions Recital 2018 was a success!  This year’s theme, That’s Entertainment, featured performances to musicals, movies and TV shows.  Miss Jillian, Mr. Rob and DDD Staff put on FIVE spectacular shows at the new venue located at Mt. Pleasant High School. Preparing for Recital That’s Entertainment T-shirts Preparing the Venue At the Show Performance Time Senior Recognition Hannah …

Interview with Miss Jillian

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adjudication [uh–joo-di-keyt] verb (used with object), adjudicated, adjudicating. 1. To pronounce or decree by judicial sentence. 2. To settle or determine (an issue or dispute) judicially. verb (used without object), adjudicated, adjudicating. 3. To sit in judgment (usually followed by upon). Adjudication is such a scary word!  So much authority and power in this one word, which creates a quiet tension as dancers wait to hear …

NYCDA 2018 Recap

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Attending NYCDA in Lansing, Michigan was a great way to begin the 2018 competition season. This weekend experience provided DDD dancers an opportunity to learn about themselves as individual dancers and what they were physically and emotionally capable of achieving all while working with their teammates in a high level training environment. Many wonderful things happened at NYCDA this past …

DDD Attends NYCDA Convention in Lansing

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NYCDA leads the industry in offering professional weekend conventions – exciting workshop classes from distinguished faculty, thrilling competition and a professional audition experience – all in a supportive, positive, and fun environment! NYCDA will be at the Lansing Center the weekend of January 5-7, 2018. DDD dancers are required to attend ALL classes throughout the weekend. DDD dancers who are …