Studio 19 Dance and Tumbling Complex

Studio 19 Dance and Tumbling Complex is a nationally recognized studio, owned and operated by Tammy Croftcheck who is also co-artistic director. Most recently, Studio 19 Dance and Tumbling Complex won both the 2015 VIP National Studio of the Year and 2015 Top VIP Choreography/Choreographer of the Year at the VIP National Dance Competition.

She is a member of Dance Educators of America (DEA), Professional Dance Teachers Association, USA Gymnastics (Safety Certified) and Who’s Who for Executives and Professionals. Tammy began dancing at the age of six and had an extensive career of her own where she continued to dance, model and act, professionally and was featured in numerous television commercials and TV appearances, print ads, billboards, calendars etc. However, she realized she truly loved teaching, choreographing and helping her students reach their full potential. She herself was the recipient of the 2004/2005 International Teacher/Choreographer of the Year Award and Outstanding Over-All Studio Excellence.

Tammy Croftcheck has owned and operated a studio for the past 25 years. At her first studio, The Tammy Croftcheck Dance Centre, Katie Watts taught and choreographed while a student at Point Park University, then, after receiving her bachelor degree in dance, went to dance professionally for Disney on the Disney Cruise Lines. Tammy, recruited Katie to return to the Pittsburgh area and together, joined forces to open Studio 19 Dance and Tumbling Complex which is now in its 11th season. Studio 19 Dance and Tumbling Complex has been named by the Federation of Dance as the NUMBER ONE DANCE STUDIO in PENNSYLVANIA, NUMBER ONE DANCE STUDIO IN THE NORTHEAST REGION and one of the TOP THREE DANCE STUDIOS IN THE UNITED STATES.  In addition, several of their students have gone on to dance professionally on the east and west coasts in award shows and as back-up dancers to many A-list celebrities. Also, students and the studio have been featured on Glee, Star Search, America’s Got Talent and So You Think You Can Dance.

Tammy and Katie have also been joined by an extensive staff of highly-trained professionals. Including their Master Ballet teacher, Alan Obuzor, formerly of the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater and who is now the Director of his own professional contemporary ballet company called “Texture.” Mr. Obuzor was recently featured in Dance magazine as one of the top 25 male dancers in the world. In addition, Chloe and her sister Clara formerly from the hit television series Dance Moms have joined the studio to further their dance education.

At Studio 19 Dance and Tumbling Complex, classes include Ballet, Pointe, Contemporary, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, Acrobatics, Tumbling, Contortion, as well as, preschool and tot classes. Studio 19 Dance and Tumbling Complex welcomes dancers from two years old through adult. Both competitive and recreational classes are available.

Studio 19 Dance and Tumbling Complex offers extensive summer camps and regular classes in August. Fall registrations for the 2015-2016 season are being accepted now. New students are always welcome. Fall registration/Open House are every Monday and Tuesday in the month of August from 4:30-8:30 or to register now, call 724-779-0019. Late registration is on Wednesday, September 2nd from 4:00-8:00. Fall classes begin September 9th. For more information, be sure and visit and Like their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Studio-19-Dance-Complex/216313705083055 and on Instagram at Studio 19 Dance Complex.