Alterations Expert at DDD

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Alterations expert Pamela (Pam) Fitzpatrick has been part of the DDD family for many years, as her daughter is a 2017 alumni.  Pam continues to work behind the scenes at DDD fitting and altering Nutcracker costumes and competition costumes.  She works many hours to make everything just right for each and every dancer.  Her time, skill and attention to detail …

Parent Involvement at DDD

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The annual Elite Experience is scheduled for January 27 with shows at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the Alma College Heritage Center.  The Elite Experience showcases the upcoming competition pieces for family and friends, while also providing an opportunity for dancers to perform live before heading to competition. A wonderful part of the Elite Experience is the lobby display …

NYCDA 2019 Competition Results

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Teen Marissa Bloomquist started our competition season off Friday night with a Platinum for her tap solo Mr. Sandman.  She was also awarded an Outstanding Execution award and an Outstanding Style award. Saturday’s competition was equally successful with the following GROUP results: Mini jazz group “Clap Snap” was awarded a Gold, 3rd place overall in small groups and the Super …

NYCDA Convention 2019

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It was a wonderful weekend at NYCDA at the Lansing Center! The convention began with Friday night sessions with Twyla Tharp modern classes with a Tharp company member – Kelly.  Dancers were then up early Saturday morning starting with a quick team meeting at 7:40 a.m. before breaking into levels to take classes until 2:30 p.m.  Classes resumed Sunday morning …

Pistons 2018 in Review

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Dancers had quite an experience dancing in the new Little Caesar Arena Friday, November 30th at 6:30 p.m.  Dancers also had the opportunity to take photos with the Pistons Dance Team members and watch the Pistons crush the Chicago Bulls. Teacher Kalie Dickman did an amazing job choreographing the piece for the Pistons pre-game show! With the team consisting of …

Nutcracker 2018

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Nutcracker season is here!  The dancers are excited and practice has begun to prepare for the multiple shows DDD performs throughout the area. Why We Dance “The Nutcracker” “The Nutcracker” ballet has been a holiday tradition for more than 125 years. Numerous ballet companies around the world stage the famous ballet every December. Both children and adults enjoy the magical …

DDD Store is Open!

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Come check out the shirts, sweatshirts, shoes and shorts at the DDD store!  If you are looking for Christmas items, stop by and take a look.    

New Tumbling Room at DDD

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Are you interested in enrolling your child in a tumbling program?  DDD now has a room designated for tumbling only and offers multiple classes throughout the week.  Come check out our new room and enroll your child today!

DDD Dancers Selected for TAPspeak in Detroit

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Tap 24.7 is building their show for TAPspeak in Detroit on Dec 7-9!  Creator Suzy Guarino-Hall has selected several DDD dancers, teacher Charlie DuHadway and Owner/Teacher Miss Jillian DuHadway to dance in her show.  Mr. Charlie has also been asked to choreograph a piece for this show. It is an exciting time at DDD!