Featuring DDD Alumni: Dancing and Beyond (Part 2)

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This is the second 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 …

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 …

Featuring DDD Alumni: Dancing and Beyond (Part 1)

Lisa Parsons Alumni, Education 1 Comment

It is time to celebrate 25 years of DDD alumni and their accomplishments in dance and beyond!   We would love for DDD alumni to share 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 …

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 …

Teacher Highlight: Rachel Pawson

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DuHadway Dance Dimensions is welcoming back to the studio DDD alumni Rachel Pawson.  Miss Rachel will begin teaching classes this fall.  We are excited for her to share her knowledge gained from her many experiences. A 2013 graduate of Alma High School and 2017 graduate of Oakland University, Miss Rachel pursued her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in dance. According …

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 …