Dance ballet tap lessons and classes for pre-schoolers, children, tots and kids in Newport News Peninsula of Hampton Roads, Tidewater VA. Quality ballet and dance instruction 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 Dance competitive competition and performance team established by former Rockette Debbi Davidson of Northampton Dance Studios The Dance Center Newport News VA and convenient to York County, Poquoson, Williamsburg, Hampton, Virginia Special dance programs and combination ballet and tap classes and dance lessons for tiny tots, toddlers, pre-school children at our school studio and academy of dance with complete professional training through advanced levels and skills. Studios run by former Radio City Rockette Debbi Davidson. Northampton Dance Studios The Dance Center Newport News VA is convenient to York County, Poquoson, Williamsburg, Hampton, and other areas of Virginia Dance ballet tap lessons and classes for pre-schoolers, children, tots and kids in Newport News Peninsula of Hampton Roads, Tidewater VA. Quality ballet and dance instruction located near Christopher Newport University for children, young adults, and teenagers, offering classes in ballet, jazz, tap, modern dance, lyrical and contemporary dance with Rockette Alumni, Debbi Davidson and baton twirling with NBTA Hall of Fame inductee Shelvy Manning Quality ballet and dance instruction for over 50 years with studios located near Christopher Newport University for children, young adults, and teenagers, offering classes in ballet, jazz, hip hop, tap, lyrical dance, contemporary dance, modern dance as well as baton twirling with NBTA Hall of Fame inductee Shelvy Manning

Welcome!

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. Our studios are located in the Arts District in the heart of Newport News near Christopher Newport University.

register for dance classes beginner through professional

Registering ages 2.5 through adult for the 2016-2017 season! Our studios offer professional instruction and private coaching for children, teens, and adults. The studios are the home school to the Tidewater Dance Theater Inc, Studio 107 Competitive Teams, and Shelvy's Superstars Twirling Champions.

Registration Dates

New and returning students:

  • Monday August 15 (1:00 - 4:00 pm & 6:00 - 8:00 pm)
  • Tuesday August 16 (1:00 - 4:00 pm & 5:30 - 8:00 pm)
  • Wednesday August 17 (1:00 - 4:00 pm )
  • Thursday, August 18 (1:00 - 4:00 pm & 6:00 - 8:00 pm)
  • Saturday, August 20 (10:00 - 2:00 pm)
  • Friday August 26 (11:00 - 2:00 pm)
  • Saturday August 27 (10:00 - 2:00 pm)
  • Monday August 29 (5:00 - 8:00 pm)
  • Tuesday August 30 (5:00 - 8:00 pm)

General Registration Information

Inquiries: 757-930-3444.

Getting Here

Current Company Auditions

Tidewater Dance Theater, Inc (TDT), Studio 107, & Shelvy's Superstars

Performance & Competitive. 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. Our competitive teams, Studio 107 (formerly Debbi's Dancers), have competed at regional and national talent competitions throughout the country. Dancers as well as Shelvy's Superstars twirlers have traveled abroad performing and competing in many different countries throughout the world. Our titles, awards and honors are too numerous to list after 60 years!

Tidewater Dance Theater company auditions:

  • Fall audition dates TBA or by appointment. To schedule an appointment for ages 14 - adult, Intermediate / Advanced levels, call 757-930-3444

Studio 107 Competitive Team auditions

  • Saturday, August 19
  • Ages 5 - 8 & 9 - 12 (5:30 - 6:30 pm)
  • Ages 13 - 18 (6:30 - 7:30 pm)

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Tidewater Dance Auditions

Company Auditions


Tidewater Dance Theater Inc

  • Fall 2016 TBA or anytime by appointment 14 - adult, Intermediate & Advanced, call 757-930-3444

Studio 107 Competitive Teams

  • Saturday, August 19
  • Ages 5 - 8 & 9 - 12 (5:30 - 6:30 pm)
  • Ages 13 - 18 (6:30 - 7:30 pm)

60th Celebration of Stars

Congrats! Bravo!

60th Anniversary Celebration of Stars!

June 18, 2016
Congratulations to the dancers, teachers and everyone involved in any way who helped make our 60th anniversary celebration performance a success! View some of our updates from the performance on our Facebook page.

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

Special Tiny Tots Programs

Classes starting at age 2.5 Learn More

Classes available for ages 2.5 - adult, beginner through advanced.

Dance performance

Past Performances

Road Trip in Real Time

Svein J Lassen theater, HRA. Beautiful show! Congratulations to everyone involved! View some images on our Facebook Page or #RoadTripRecital. Be sure to like or follow us while you're there!

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