Meet our Cecchetti Teachers

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Jillian DuHadway Jillian DuHadway has been teaching ballet for 25 years at DDD.  Since 1994, she has been preparing students in the Cecchetti Method and sending students to be formally tested.  Cecchetti training is a rigorous method which pays careful attention to the laws of anatomy. It develops all of the qualities essential to the dancer: balance, poise, strength, elevation, …

DDD Dancers to Perform with Third Coast Dance Company

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Third Coast Dance Company, TCDC, will present “In The Blue Hour”, a modern dance performed by a company of professional dancers and 23 local dance students from Gratiot County on Saturday August 5th at 7:30PM and on Sunday, August 6th at 2:00PM in Shepherd. During the month of July, TCDC artistic directors offered a free choreography intensive at Alma College …

Motor City Tap Fest 2017

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Motor City Tap Fest was founded by Denise Caston to create a thriving tap dance community in Michigan. Now in its 10th year, Detroit is a top destination for tap dancers every summer. Charlie DuHadway will be attending this 4 days of Master Classes with leading tap artists in the industry August 9-12 at Wayne State University.   He will …

Cecchetti at DDD

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Congratulations to all of the Cecchetti Ballet Students who tested this week. For the past 5 weeks, 33 DDD dancers and teachers prepared for Cecchetti exams for Grades I – V, Teacher Grade I, and Teacher Grade III.   All who tested passed their exams!  Congratulations to the girls and a BIG THANK YOU to Miss Jillian and Miss Laura …

Art Review by MAC TV Network

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To view the Art Review episode which aired on channel 187 the first week of July, please view the video below.  The segment about DDD begins at about 5:45 and runs till about 20:00.  This video is a little different than the video on our homepage.  Enjoy and thank you MAC TV Network! 223326300  

Why Should I Take Cecchetti?

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From a former DDD dancer to instructor at DDD by Laura Lowe, August 6, 2015 I cannot tell you how many times I complained to my mom about having to go to Cecchetti  classes in the summer when I was 8 years old. I hated ballet and did not see any point to it whatsoever. Ballet wasn’t fun, and you …

Featured Choreography

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Charlie DuHadway’s intermediate hip hop tryout piece was selected as the Staff Pick at No Bull Sports.  Katy Arnold posted to this website for female athletes.  Click on the link above to view his choreography.  Way to go, Charlie! According to No Bull Sports website, No Bull Sports was founded to unite, support, and enrich the lives of high-school female …

Suzy Guarino-Hall Visits DDD

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Suzy Guarino-Hall visits DDD June 27-29th to offer intensive tap classes and choreograph a competition piece for the 2018 season. Suzy Guarino-Hall Biography Photo credit:  Motor City Tap Fest Suzy has been busy in the dance and entertainment business for more than 20 years. Originally from Chicago, she now resides in Phoenix AZ. She has appeared in print work, industrial films, and …

Home of Third Coast Dance Company

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DuHadway Dance Dimensions is the official home of Third Coast Dance Company.  As stated in their facebook page, “Third Coast Dance Company (TCDC) began in 2016 as a conversation between two dance artists: Kristen Bennett and Lynn Bowman, who were both on faculty at Alma College in Michigan. The artists have both traveled wide and far teaching and choreographing dance …