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Dianna Durkin Dance Studio


Join Us for Our 60th Dance Season!

Come try a class free before enrolling! 


                    to us for more information  


Stay Safe.   Stay Strong.   Dance On!

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.

Dance Better. Live Better.

Member Dance Masters of Ohio

Member Dance Masters of America

Member National Dance Education Organization

Member Youth Protection Advocated in Dance

Member Green Chamber of Commerce 

Winner of Beacon's Best Dance Studio 2020

A video of our dance rooms and social distancing procedures.

Please have your child stay home from class if they are not feeling well.  

Safety measures at DDDS

Studio Bulletin board

Updated: January 5th, 2021

New Classes 

Class is designed for an Adult & Toddler to take together

Creative movement, games, songs & fun!

Build the bond between you & your little one

Make new friends!

Taught by Ms. Heather Muzic

4 week session begins March 9th

Tuesdays 2:30-3:00 pm  

$40 per session

email us for more info & to register

 T.           L.         C.

 Turns, Leaps & Conditioning Class

This is an OPEN class available to ALL area dancers.

Attend as many classes as you like.

Become a stronger dancer!

This is an opportunity to build on the skills that are covered in your regular weekly classes.

Gain strength and technique. Plus, learn some exciting dance turns & leaps!

When: 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month through May. 12:30-1:30pm

 Cost: $15 per class. Payable at the door

Begins: February 13th 

Co-taught by Ms. Lexi Hartung & Mr. Matthew Venus

Email us for information 

Adult Tap/Fit Class

We have the shoes straps for you to place over your tennis shoes! 

Our Tap/Fit class is so much fun!

You don't even realize you are working out!

No previous dance experience is necessary

6 week session

Taught by Tracy Pedani

Begins: Thursdays, January 21st 

Time: 6:45-7:45

Cost: $60 

Email us for info & to register

We are so honored to be voted
Beacon's Best Dance Studio of 2020! 

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.

DDDS Social Feed

@D_D_D_S  Instagram Feed.

*Updated every 24 hours

Our 60th Annual Recital

will be held at the

Canton Palace Theater

June 6th, 2021

Studio Hours

September - May

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



Contact Us

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

Located in Lower Level of The Clark Plaza

(330) 896-2364

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

Located in the Lower Level of the Clark Plaza

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