Ashlyn Wentworth: Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp 2019

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Incoming DDD freshmen Ashlyn Wentworth attended Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Michigan’s Manistee National Forest this summer. According to the camp’s website, their dance program is designed to challenge young dancers, and enhance their current level of training through a diverse curriculum. Dancers receive five hours of daily instruction that includes courses in ballet technique, contemporary/modern technique, point or …

DDD Alumni Update: Andie Jo Ellison

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In May 2019, Andie Jo Ellison graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Health Science from Bowling Green State University. During her undergraduate experience, Andie Jo had several opportunities to keep dance a large part of her life despite her challenging academic goals. During her senior year of high school, Andie Jo auditioned to be a student in the …

Alex Hathaway Returning to DDD

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Alex Hathaway will be returning July 25-26th to work with dancers and set choreography for the 2020 season. More information to follow! Background Information Alex Hathaway, from Commerce Township, MI has taught and created at studios in Michigan, Kansas and Pennsylvania and has judged across the country. As a concert dancer he has performed the works of George Balanchine, David …

DDD Alumni Update: Abbie Richardson

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DuHadway Alumni Update: Abbie Richardson — Class of 2015 The last two years of undergraduate studies at Alma College have been a whirlwind of amazing opportunities and challenges for Abbie Richardson. Abbie received certification as a Vinyasa Yoga Instructor, which was then used to craft her Honors Thesis research on Somatics, Yoga & Dance. This research provided her with very …

John Comix at DDD

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John Comix is a dance educator from New Jersey.  He is a full time artist spending his days instructing dancers, choreographing internationally, consulting for dance teachers, performing, and directing a professional dance company.  According to his website,, his mission is to use his voice in the dance community to share all the incredible things you can do with your …

Guest Artists at DDD

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Guest artists John Comix, Alex Hathaway, Jessica Pittman, Stacy Paydo and Suzy Hall are all coming to DDD throughout July and August. Look for more information to appear soon about each guest artist!