DDDS – Building the Skills to Dance & the Confidence for Life
Offering dance classes for children-adults
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 where EVERY dancer is a STAR!!
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
Winner of Distinguished Teaching Best of Akron 2023
It's Our 63rd Dance Season!
Registration for 2023-24 Dance Season is OPEN! Classes begin Sept. 5th
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.
Home of the
Dianna Durkin Dance Company
Contact Us to
set up an audition
Join our Contemporary & Jazz Dance Company!
Company Dance members attend at least 4 competitions each year along with other area performances and events!
For the advanced dancer ages 11-18
Placement is by audition only.
DDDS Bulletin Board
Updated: August 14th, 2023
September - May
Mon - Thurs: 4:30 - 8:30pm
Sat: 9:30am - 1:30pm
July 31st-Aug 11th