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.

Dance Better. Live Better.

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


Stay Safe.   Stay Strong.   Dance On!

Join Us for Our 61st Dance Season!

Studio Open House & Registration

August 4th & 10th 4-7pm 

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: May 24th, 2021

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Our 60th Annual Recital

will be held at the

Canton Palace Theater

June 6th, 2021

Dress Rehearsal June 5th noon-3:30pm

Tickets are on Sale NOW!

All seats are reserved.  No ticket sales at the door. You must pre-order your tickets at the Canton Palace Box office. Visit the box office in person, or call 330-454-8172 11am-3pm.  

You can also order online here: Get Tickets 

Pre-order your concessions for the dress rehearsal & or Recital here:Preorder concessions

Dress rehearsal concessions will be available for pick-up in balcony concession stand.  Recital concessions will be delivered to your seat. 

New Classes 2021

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or 5:30-6

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Tiny Ballerina Camp is full!  

Hurry up and reserve your Childs spot in our Super Hero Hip Hop camp! 

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Boys ages 7-18 dance FREE this summer at

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

Contact Us

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

Located in Lower Level of The Clark Plaza

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