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Welcome to Desert Dance Collective




From hip hop to ballet, join us for a variety of dance classes that are equal parts educational and fun for all ages.

Founded in 2020, Desert Dance Collective is a performance-based dance studio with two locations in north Tucson. With years of experience and a genuine love for teaching, our goals are:

  • To provide excellent dance classes that are equal parts educational and fun for all students

  • To create performance opportunities for kids, teens, and adults to shine onstage

At DDC, we believe that the best movers are dynamic, determined, and confident people. We strive to instill these three key foundations in every class so that each student can understand what makes them unique, how to hone their individuality, and why they should be proud of it!

What's New

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Let's Dance

Learn about all DDC has to offer!

23/24 Season

August 7, 2023 - May 25, 2024

Our school year season offers weekly classes in a variety of styles for ages 3-18, from beginners to advanced dancers. Our seasonal dancers participate in weekly classes, learn technique and choreography, and perform in a spring recital!


celebration of Christmas Show

Our annual holiday show, "Celebration of Christmas", is a festive show where dancers register, rehearse throughout the fall, and perform in December!

December 14, 15, & 16

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summer camp

Summer camps are always a hit at the studio! From meeting our favorite princesses to putting on a mini Broadway show, check out our various camp options for ages 3-12.


Summer Workshops in a variety of styles are available for ages 12+. Use your free time to keep up with training this summer!

Summer Camp 2024 schedule will be released February 2024!


Toddler & Adult Classes

Check out our classes for ages 0-Adult! These classes may change month to month and can be taken on a drop-in or a weekly basis. From Shine Dance Fitness to Zumbini, see what's going on this month!

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DDC Company

The DDC Green & Gold teams perform at local events and bring entertainment to the community! From Christmas tree lightings to Roadrunner hockey games, you can catch these teams performing all over Tucson.

The DDC Competition Team is a small group of dedicated dancers who are looking to take dance to the next level. From group routines to solos, this team travels around Arizona and beyond to compete and perform. 

Auditions for the 23/24 Season are now closed. Congrats dancers!


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"This sweet, encouraging dance company is an amazing place for my daughter to let go and do what she loves! I highly recommend this dance company to everyone!"



"My daughter started out doing one class and then did 2. She is now doing 3 classes and would do more if she didn't do other activities. We absolutely love the Desert Dance family and Ms. Lauren is AMAZING! She teaches confidence and makes dance fun."


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"My 5 Year old daughter is in two classes here and she absolutely LOVES it! All instructors are so AMAZING AND really LOVE what they do and it shows! The front desk is so friendly and welcoming. Would definitely recommend this place to anyone looking for a great dance spot!"


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