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DDDS – Building the Skills to Dance & the Confidence for Life
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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 Dancers 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

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It's Our 62nd 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: April 10th, 2023

Adult Dance Classes Happening NOW
No Long term commitment. Come when you can.  Pay by the class.  No registration fee required. 

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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

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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

Hey current/past DDDS students, parents, teachers or friends!

Join our private DDDS Family Group page on Facebook! 

We are having fun staying in contact with each other!


Here's the link to join.

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Studio Hours

September - May

Mon - Thurs: 4:30 - 8:30pm
Fri: Closed
Sat: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Sun: Closed

Summer Hours

Posted in Summer

767 East Turkeyfoot Lake Road, Akron, OH 44319, USA

Located in Lower Level of The Clark Plaza

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