Introducing the DDS Press Crew!
There’s so much awesome dance stuff happening in the world, and we want YOU to be there! The DDS Press Crew is your chance to share our passion for dance! Up first is The Pulse on Tour,...
- Posted 36 days ago
Ballet Fashion: On & Off the Barre
When most people think of ballet, they have a very specific view of what ballet dancers are like both onstage and off. Non-dancers especially, seem to have an idealized vision of ballerinas lounging around their homes in...
- Posted 45 days ago
Healthy Good Eats
The latest obsession: Quinoa! Check out this Quinoa Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing from “Two Peas and Their Pod”. For this particular Quinoa Fruit Salad, they used blueberries, strawberries, and mango. Feel free to use whatever...
- Posted 109 days ago
Just in from Urban Dancewear
Fabulous fashion forward clothing that can be worn in and out of the classroom and stage…that way you can show the world your passion for dance! You can shop this collection right now in our store! ...
- Posted 110 days ago
Mimi Tompkins – Moving to Toronto
After four great years in San Francisco, I’m ready for a new chapter. I’ve been preparing for this move since the beginning of March, when I was offered an apprenticeship with National Ballet of Canada. After months...
- Posted 116 days ago
Shannon Marie Rugani – Teaching
Teaching has had the biggest impact on my dance career. As a professional dancer I rarely have to break down steps the way I have to as a teacher. Having to translate my thoughts into words has...
- Posted 150 days ago
Spotlight on YOU!
Our new Facebook feature promotes connection in the dance community. Gather around the lunch room here at DDS and you’ll inevitably hear a heated discussion over our favorite SYTYCD contestants, gossip over the latest episode of Dance...
- Posted 155 days ago
How To Make a T-Shirt Scarf!
We all have those old T-shirts we love and can’t bear to part with but they don’t fit anymore or maybe they have holes in the armpits but we love the color and they are just oh-so-...
- Posted 183 days ago
Mimi Tompkins – Staying In Shape
Because dance is such a demanding art form, it often takes a toll on your body. I find that after a grueling season, time off is the best way to recover. Many people fear taking time off,...
- Posted 189 days ago
Shannon Marie Rugani – Rehearsal & Peformance Day
I am getting ready for Christopher Wheeldon’s U.S. premiere of Cinderella, opening on May 3 and rehearsing 6 different roles for Cinderella! They are the stepmother, Cinderella’s mother, the prince’s nanny, autumn in the four seasons and...
- Posted 224 days ago