Kelli's Dance Explosion - your #1 dance studio
About Us
In 1999, Kelli Derrick opened the doors to her first dance studio in Portsmouth, VA. For over 15 years, Kelli has been sharing her love of the arts with generations of accomplished dancers. At Kelli's Dance Explosion, we believe in Quality, not Quantity. We are committed to providing a family oriented atmosphere with a quality dance education. We strive to improve the mind and body, and offer a variety of classes for every member of your family! Yes, even YOU!  
 KDX Community Involvement and Recognition 
Top 10 Small Business to Watch Award KDX is a locally-owned and well established name in the 
Western Branch and surrounding areas
We love to partner with our local schools in hopes of sharing our passion for the arts to students of all ages!
KDX was awarded "Top 10 Small Businesses to Watch in Hampton Roads" by the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce and voted "Best Dance Studio" in Western Branch, Portsmouth, North Suffolk 2013.
 KDX has a long history of involvement in local communities. We are committed to positively contributing to the following organizations:
  •  This foundation has been built in an effort to preserve the continuance of outstanding acts of humanitarianism demonstrated within our close knit community for families struck with disaster.
  •  is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve which distributes toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas. The program was founded in 1947 by reservist, Major Bill Hendricks.
Would you like the KDX Staff and/or Company Dancers to attend your event? We would love to hear from you!