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 National Baton Twirling Association NBTA Judge and Hall of Fame inductee Shelvy Manning Tidewater Dance Theater Inc non profit regional pre professional dance company presenting original works and collaborations in music, choreography and dance. Dance competitive competition and performance teams 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 academy studio 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 on the Virginia Peninsula

Our photo galleries updated on 3/12/18. Our most recent production images from Dancing in My Dreams, presented June 24, 2018, will be added soon! In the meantime, enjoy our past performance photos.


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

Summer Series 2018

We are currently registering for our Summer Series 2018. Visit our REGISTRATION PAGE for information on registering ages 2.5-adult.

Click on the images below to view our Summer Series of Programs and to download a Registration Form for the July 9 - 11 Baton Twirling Clinic.

Registration Form for the July 9 - 11 Baton Twirling Clinic

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 Dance Competition Teams, and Shelvy's Superstars Twirling Champions.

Competition Teams & Company Auditions

Studio 107 Competition Teams

  • Saturday, June 9, 2018
    • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm (ages 5 - 9, 10-12 & 13-17/18)

  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 or Sunday, May 20, 2018
    • 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm (ages 5 - 9)
    • 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm (ages 10-12 & 13-17/18)

  • Dancers auditioning should have previous experience in ballet and/or jazz. Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in. Parent attendance is required for dancers under age 18
Our teams are divided by age and ability to include our mini team, minimum age 5 years, our junior team and senior team with a maximum age of 17/18 years. Beginning students should inquire about our Summer or regular fall/spring season classes.

Tidewater Dance Theater Inc(TDT Inc) Main Website

  • Teen, College, Young Adults with ballet, jazz and/or modern dance training & experience, please call 757-930-3444. Tidewater Dance Theater Inc is a 501(c)3 non-profit regional pre professional 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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Dancing In My Dreams 2018 annual showcase and recital performance.

Dancing In My Dreams

2018 End of Year Showcase Performance

  • BRAVO! Dancing in My Dreams, presented June 24, 2018, was a fantastic success. Congratulations to all the dancers, alumni, teachers, and parents who helped make our 63rd recital production one of the best!
Tidewater Dance Auditions for Living Elements

Living Elements Project

Tidewater Dance Theater Inc

  • Bravo! TDT Inc presented Living Elements September 2017 at the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center in Hampton.
  • Dancers and local choreographers brought to life the Newport News Public Art Foundation sculptures in a program set to original music by local artists. "If a sculpture could speak, what would it say?" To learn more about the Living Elements Project and how you can become involved ....Read More | TDT Main Website
TDT contemporary ballet and theatrical dance company Tap Dancing and Jazz Dance clases Community Performances