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 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

Serving the Tidewater area of Virginia since 1956

Summer Dance

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...

register for dance classes beginner through professional

Summer Session 2016 - now registering

Summer Tiny Tots (2.5-5)

2 Week Dance Arts Camp (K5-9)

Junior Ballet & Contemporary, Jazz & Hip Hop Workshops (9 - 13) Updated

Summer Ballet & Contemporary Intensive (teen)

Adult Classes

Summer Baton Twirling Workshops Clinics

Hip Hop & Broadway Workshop Int/Adv Levels (Teen)

General Registration Information

Inquiries: 757-930-3444.

Getting Here

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.

Congratulations on all who participated in the 60th Anniversary Celebration of Stars June 18, 2016 at Hampton Roads Academy!

60th Celebration of Stars

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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 >

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Northampton Dance Studios / The Dance Center Newport News

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

It's never too early or too late to start dancing!

Classes starting at age 2.5 through adult. Learn More

Ages 2.5 - adult

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