Young Choreographer’s Competition 2017

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Charlie DuHadway entered the 2017 Young Choreographer’s Competition at Motor City Tap Fest Wednesday, August 9, located at the Old Main Building on the campus of Wayne State University. The criteria for the pieces to be entered by young artists was that it had to be no longer than 3 minutes, had to be original choreography, had to consist of …

Charlie DuHadway to Peform in Motor City Soles

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Charlie DuHadway is taking classes Wednesday through Saturday at Motor City Tap Fast held at Wayne State University. Charlie was invited to the professional group Tap 24.7 out of Phoenix, Arizona.  He will be training with them this week and performing in the faculty concert Motor City Soles at Orchestra Hall in Detroit.  The show is set for Saturday, August 12, …

Who is She? The New Person in the Office?

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Who is the new person working in the DDD office? That is the question floating around the studio and the answer is Jessica Araway! Jessica is a 2017 graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School, and she is entering her freshman year at Alma College where she will be purusing a degree in Political Science. Why does she look familiar and know …

August 2017 Workshops Are Here!

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Pre-School Workshop and Pre-Ballet and Tap Workshops are this week, August 7-10.   This week’s workshop was “Wanna Dance Moana?”.  Each teacher used music from the movie to get their dancers dancing!  The week was a success and DDD is looking forward to your children coming to other workshops! Miss Brooklyn is teaching Pre-Ballet I and Tap I Workshops with …

DDD Welcomes St. Johns to Dance Camp 2017

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Coach Michelle Lindquist is bringing her 2017-2018 St. Johns High School dance team to DuHadway Dance Dimensions for technical training, team bonding and preparing routines for their upcoming competition season.  Coach Lindquist is in her 19th year at St. Johns, and for the past 5 years has been bringing her dancers to DDD for additional training. Miss Jillian says, “I …

Guest Artists Light Up DDD in August!

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Guest Artists Light Up DDD in August! DDD brings a master class series right here to Alma each August.  We provide top notch talent with amazing classes that are both convenient and economical.  They will be teaching classes throughout the month of August and setting some choreography on our Elite competitive team members. The guest artist series kicks off with …

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 …

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! https://vimeo.com/ 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 …