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DDC is well known for superb dance education classes and workshops for all ages and abilities in schools and communities.

Philosophy & Approach

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Classes and Workshops


DDC combines an informal performance and lecture by DDC dancers in your school. This is an opportunity for students to enjoy watching dance close up and learn more about the creative process. Talk-back sessions are conducted after each performance.

CLASSES & WORKSHOPS - Creative Movement Classes K-12

Designed for students to discover and explore educational concepts and language in a non-threatening and joyful atmosphere.  DDC artists conduct guided movement explorations using ideas of time, space, and energy. Students are motivated to find new ways of expressing ideas through the use of their entire body.


Explores the elements of dance combined with creative writing, music and visual arts through guided exercises.


DDC teaches all levels of technique including modern dance, jazz, ballet, and hip hop as well as improvisation and choreography workshops.


DDC dance artists will choreograph new works for your school dance groups. This is an opportunity for your dancers to perform in a professional venue and be seen by distinguished audiences.

Professional Development

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In-School Residencies

What We Offer

Community Outreach

Audiences of all ages and abilities join DDC in an improvisation. 

Dance Is Education

DDCdances is well known for superb dance education classes and workshops for people of all ages and abilities in schools and communities. DDC artists strongly believe that dance is a powerful means of communication that can energize communities, built self-esteem, courage, and pride. We engage and encourage each individual to create visual records of their thoughts and feelings through dance, music and literature.  


ARTS IN EDUCATION GRANTS are available through the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs. Yearly deadline is June 1. Information, applications and guidelines can be found online: Website

A community family day workshop in Detroit - dance, draw, paint, perform

Creative Kids on the Move

All Inclusive Dance Classes

Dance, Visual and Literary Arts Residencies

Art students from the Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, observe and sketch a gallery dance rehearsal by DDCdances.

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