Dance ballet tap lessons and classes for pre-schoolers, children, tots and kids in Newport News Peninsula of Hampton Roads, Tidewater VA Tidewater Dance Theater, Inc contemporary ballet and theatrical dance company on the Virginia Peninsula serving Newport News, Hampton, York County and surrounding areas dance lessons in ballet, tap dancing and jazz and contemporary dance; teenagers and adults returning to dance class Quality ballet and dance instruction for over 50 years located near Christopher Newport University for children, young adults, and teenagers, offering classes in ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary dance as well as baton twirling with NBTA Hall of Fame inductee Shelvy Manning

Join us for our 60th Consecutive Season!

Serving the Tidewater area of Virginia since 1955

New student Registration:
  • Give us a call to see what is available for your age and ability level: 757-930-3444

BOYS HIP HOP new class starting Saturday, Feb 7. Pre-register by calling 757-930-3444 or register at the studio 15 minutes before the start of class on Feb 7. Class time: 2:30 - 3:30 pm. Session runs Feb 7 - Mar 28. Those moving on to Session Two will resume after Spring Break. Sign up today! For more information call: 757-930-3444.

registering for classes beginner through professional ages 3 to adult with intro to dance classes for 2 year olds

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Our studios are located near Christopher Newport University in the heart of Newport News VA. Classes are offered for children, teens and adults, beginner through professional.

Adult Class Series

  • Contemporary / Modern Dance
  • Hip Hop / Jazz Funk
  • Afro-Caribbean Styles
  • Adult Ballet
  • Tap Cardio
  • Acting
First Class Special Rate: $10 single trial class (cash only.) Regular Single class: $15 (cash only.) Save time and money with the purchase of an adult series class card ($56 and up.)Cash or check only. No credit or debit cards.

Call 757-930-3444 to reserve a spot or drop in to try a class at our single class rate. New Students: Please arrive 10 to 15 minutes early to complete the necessary paperwork.
Adult Class Descriptions - all levels, no experience needed.

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TDT Inc. The studios are home to the Tidewater Dance Theater, Inc. (TDT), a regional non-profit dance company established in 1973. Many original works have been presented ranging from large theatrical productions to smaller more intimate creations. Read more >

Video: TDT dancers celebrate National Dance Day!

Whether just starting out in a dance class, training for a professional career, dancing for enjoyment or fitness benefits, we have a class for you or your child...

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Dance classes for adults, ballet classes, afro caribbean styles, jazz funk, contemporary dance for adults

Thelema Williams joins NDS staff

Call: 757-930-3444

Thelema Williams, dance teacher, choreographer and dancer from St. Croix, U.S.V.I. has recently joined our staff and will be offering a variety of new classes for adults and college age students. Join us for one or more of her exciting new classes that will get and keep you moving while having fun. Many styles covered for all levels. No experience necessary!

Dance classes for kids, children, teens and adults, ballet classes, summer programs

Registering New Students

Call: 757-930-3444

We are currently registering Children, Teens, Adults, beginner through advanced.

Alice in Wonderland by Tidewater Dance Theater Inc and students of Northampton Dance Studios

Alice in Wonderland

Sat June 7, 2014

Bravo! Dancers traveled through wonderland in an all new updated version of Lewis Carrolls whimsical and wonderful fairy tale. Presented by Tidewater Dance Theater Inc & Northampton Dance Studios.

757 Dancers for Relay for Life Newport News, Todd Stadium

Relay for Life of Newport News

May 3 - 4
Dancing for the Cure

Our team, 757 Dancers, raised over $800 in donations to help in the fight against cancer. View 757 Dancers performance at Relay for Life Newport News, Todd Stadium, May 3, 2014.

TDT contemporary ballet and theatrical dance company Tap Dancing and Jazz Dance clases Community Performances