Wing It Tap Festival

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Marissa Bloomquist and Ashlynn Wentworth participated in the Wing It Tap Festival this past weekend, September 9, which was located at Performers Edge Studio in Northville, Michigan. Marissa and Ashlynn had the opportunity to take classes from Nico Rubio, Jenefer Miller, Brendan Kellam, Denise Caston, founder of Motor City Tap Fest, and Kelsey Rose Young, founder of Wing It. Marissa …

Featuring DDD Alumni: Dancing and Beyond (Part 7)

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This is the seventh and final article celebrating 25 years of DDD alumni and their accomplishments in dance and beyond. Alumni are sharing what they have been doing since graduation and how DDD has impacted their lives. The DDD family, past and present, appreciate all of the time, energy and efforts MISS JILLIAN and MR. ROB have given and continue to give to their …

Meet Your Assistants for 2017-2018 at DDD!

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Miss Jillian provides dancers at DDD the opportunity to experience the teaching side of dance as a class assistant. Dancers who have met the assisting requirements are invited to participate in this opportunity and work weekly with an assigned teacher.  The assistants demonstrate technique and help students learn their recital choreography. Miss Jillian says, “Training assistants is a great way …

Marissa Bloomquist: Just “Wing It”!

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Marissa Bloomquist is a 7th grader beginning her 5th year as an Elite team member at DuHadway Dance Dimensions.  This past summer, Marissa attended Tap 24.7 Suzy Guarino’s advanced taps classes offered at DDD. Marissa said, “The classes were amazing and I had the opportunity to partake in the advanced classes that pushed and challenged me. When I walked away …

Featuring DDD Alumni: Dancing and Beyond (Part 6)

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This is the sixth article celebrating 25 years of DDD alumni and their accomplishments in dance and beyond. Alumni are sharing what they have been doing since graduation and how DDD has impacted their lives. The DDD family, past and present, appreciate all of the time, energy and efforts MISS JILLIAN and MR. ROB have given and continue to give to their students. For …

Hip Hop at DDD is This Week!

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Charlie DuHadway is teaching hip hop this week at DDD’s Summer Workshop.  Classes are offered for ages 7-9 from 6:00-6:45 and for ages 10-12 from 6:45-7:45. Charlie started class today explaining the process of learning hip hop or any type of dance.  “In order to write a word, you have to know the letters.  The letters individually come together to …

DuHadway Dance Dimensions Dancers Recipients of Woman’s Club Scholarships

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 “She who does not advance goes backward.” The Alma Woman’s Club was established in 1889 as a non-profit organization and social club.  The mission of the club is to promote women and youth in community service and civic involvement including literacy, the arts, and personal improvement. The Woman’s Club created an endowment to perpetuate funds to be given to area …

Mackenzie Houghton: Choreographer

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Ithaca High School Junior and Elite team member Mackenzie Houghton is known for her amazing tap ability and is an emerging dancer at DuHadway Dance Dimensions.  However, did you know Mackenzie is also a STAR at her school?  Upon entering high school, Mackenzie was interested in being part of the drama department because of the diversity of the friendships that …

Katy Arnold: Everything Dance

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This summer has been dedicated to dance for Alma High School Junior and Elite team member Katy Arnold.  With the support of DuHadway Dance Dimensions instructors and family, Katy had a whirlwind summer of accomplishments. In July, Katy performed her solo and her duo with dance partner, Kayla Tabor, at StarQuest Nationals in Sandusky, Ohio.  Two weeks later, Katy traveled …