Desiree's Dance Studio opened its doors in 2003 by Owner/Director/ Instructor Desiree Harper. Dance instruction has been in her family for over 40 years including two other dance studios in Minnesota.
At DDS, we strive to create a family atmosphere for our students. Your child deserves the physical, mental and social development that evolves through a well organized dance program with qualified instructors. We strive for a positive self-image for each student beginner or aspiring professional.
DDS becomes Midwest Starz NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
with our Hip Hop Production of "Bringing It Back" Congratulations to all DDS dancers as we had several Judges Choice Awards, High Point Awards, top 10's and more...
National Champions- 1st Place 2018!
DDS takes home two 1st places, 3rd and 4th at NATIONALS! Our Crew Line and Jamz Line are National Champions, 1st place at Nationals. Our Ruby Line took 3rd adn 4th Place at Nationals during the Championship Extravaganza! Our Diamond line received the highest award possible, Diamond, for both their Hip Hop and Jazz Routines and also a Judges Choice Award titled "Sassy and Sophisticated". Our Gem Line received the top score in their age category for their Jazz routine. Maddie H. placed 5th overall with her Jazz solo at Nationals and received a Judges Choice Award titled "Fierce, Fierce, Fierce!". Taylor K. placed 10th overall with her Jazz solo! Our Star Line received the highest Diamond award for Hip Hop and Ruby for Jazz! Our Crystal Line, Pearl & Troupe Lines earned the Ruby award for their Hip Hop routines.
DDS Production of "Footloose" took home PLATINUM and the 2nd HIGHEST SCORE of the entire competition. Our Team X also receiving a DIAMOND and the 8th HIGHEST SCORE OF THE COMPETITION! Also, each line this season has earned the High Gold or Platinum Award at each competition and many, many 1st and 2nd place Highe Point Awards and Judges Choice Awards throught the competition season. Congrats DDS LINES!