DDDS – Building the Skills to Dance & the Confidence for Life
Located in Akron/Green Ohio since 1960
Our mission is to provide an excellent dance education from highly qualified instructors who teach with enthusiasm, are motivating, encouraging, and lead by example in a nurturing, safe, and fun environment.
We strive to inspire dancers of all ages, at every skill level, to achieve their fullest potential and grow strong in body, mind and spirit.
It is our goal to be a positive influence in the dance & local communities by setting high standards in Integrity, Leadership, Character, Responsibility & Professionalism for our entire dance family.
DDDS Dancer's Shine!!
Member Dance Masters of Ohio
Member Dance Masters of America
Member National Dance Education Organization
Member Youth Protection Advocates in Dance
Member Green Chamber of Commerce
Winner of Beacon's Best Dance Studio 2020
Voted BEST Dance Studio Instruction in Akron 2021
It's Our 62nd Dance Season!
Now accepting new enrollment for our 2022-23 Dance Season!
Testimonial: "Both of my daughters are having a great experience at DDDS! As a parent, I love that they are not only getting a quality dance education, but they are also gaining important life skills and making lifelong friendships and memories."~ Jill S.
DDDS Bulletin Board
Updated: November 3, 2022
We are now offering Acrobatic Arts Classes
Taught by Matthew Venus a certified Acrobatic Arts Teacher
Tumbling, Flexibility, Limbering & Tricks
PreAcro (ages 3-6) Mondays 4:45-5:30pm
Acrobatic Fundementals (ages 7-11) Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm
Intermediate/Adv. Acro (ages 11 & up) Thursdays 6:30-7:30pm
Company Acrobatics (Company Members) Saturdays 10:30-11:30am
Home of 3DC
Dianna Durkin Dance Company
We are excited to announce our new Contemporary & Jazz Dance Company!
Company Dance members attend 3-4 competitions each year along with other area performances and events!
For the advanced dancer ages 11-18
Placement is by audition only.
Cost is $250 per month.
Members receive unlimited classes in all genres, free group choreography & a 30 minute private lesson each month.
Members may also schedule solo choreography for an added fee.
Email us to schedule an audition
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We are having fun staying in contact with each other!
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September - May
Mon - Thurs: 4:30 - 8:30pm
Sat: 8:30am - 12:30pm
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