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 Tidewater Dance Theater Inc presents Living Elements Sept 20 at the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center with original music, choreography and dance. 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


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 and Hidenwood. Directions

register for ballet jazz tap dance classes beginner through professional

We are currently REGISTERING ages 2.5-adult. Drop by during our In-House Registration Dates below or give us a call at (757) 930-3444 for more information.


Dates are updated regularly. Please check back for times we will be in the studio to register. We are on break, however, we are in and out for TDT Inc rehearsals and some of our ongoing classes until our regular season begins Sept 11, 2017
  • Tuesday, August 29 (5:30 pm - 9:00 pm)
  • Tuesday, Sept 5 (5:30 pm - 9:00 pm)
  • Private appointments call: (757) 930-3444

Come help us celebrate our 62nd year of dance on the Virginia Peninsula! Join us for our 2017-2018 Fall Winter Season.

Our studios offer professional instruction and private coaching for children, teens, and adults. The studios are home to the Tidewater Dance Theater Inc (TDT Inc), Studio 107 Award Winning Competitive Teams, and Shelvy's Superstars Twirling Champions.

Dance Team & Company Auditions

Studio 107 (Competitive Dance Teams)

  • After June 11, newly arrived students may inquire about a private audition. Dancers auditioning should have previous experience in ballet and jazz. Our teams are divided by age from 5 - 17 years. Beginning students should inquire about our Summer or Fall classes.

Tidewater Dance Theater Inc(TDT Inc) Main Website

  • Teen, College, Young Adults with ballet and/or modern dance training & experience, please call 757-930-3444. Tidewater Dance Theater Inc is a 501(c)3 non-profit regional dance company. Auditions are open to dancers throughout the local area age 14 - young adult. Northampton Dance Studios is the official school of the Tidewater Dance Theater Inc.

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Tidewater Dance Auditions for Living Elements

Upcoming Performance: Living Elements

Tidewater Dance Theater Inc

  • September 20, 2017
  • Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center
  • Curtain 6:30 pm
  • "If a sculpture could speak, what would it say?" Come out and join us as we bring the Newport News Public Art Foundation sculptures to life. Read More | Tickets
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