Be the Movement Sponsors

PYD is grateful to our BTM sponsors. Thank you to the following sponsors, to which our annual benefit would not be possible: Shipyard Brewing Company, Dandelion Catering, Casco Bay Movers, Common Dreams, Landing Real Estate, and Rising Tide Brewing Company, We hope you’ll join us on January 13th, 2018, for our student choreography show &…

BTM Benefit Recap

Thanks to all involved! Portland Youth Dance held the annual benefit on January 13, 2018 at the Portland Ballet Studio Theater. It was such a wonderful evening! Our PYD company members put on a fantastic student choreography show and we had a giant silent auction which went incredibly well. We are so thankful! Were you…

The 6th Annual Exchange | X6

Dance battles are on! Join Portland Youth Dance for the inspirational dance event, The Exchange! The 6th Annual Exchange is Saturday, February 10th, 2018. The fun starts at noon with a Devin Woolridge master class. This event has become the place where studio and street dancers meet. Don’t miss it! Where does it all happen? Avant…

Thank you Benchmark!

PYD participates in Four-a-Cause. Representatives of Portland Youth Dance had a fantastic time at Benchmark Residential and Investment Real Estate’s annual holiday party. PYD was selected as one of four charities to be featured during the evening’s festivities. We are incredibly thankful for the exposure and fundraising opportunity. We shared the evening with 3 other fantastic charities: Special…

Welcoming Company & Crew Dancers

Congratulations to our new dancers for the 2017-18 season! We had a large turnout at auditions and we’re thrilled to welcome 35 new dancers (some returning, some brand new) to the Company and Crew of Portland Youth Dance—a youth dance nonprofit that holds residence at Casco Bay Movers, a large dance school in Portland, Maine….

Press Herald X5 Coverage

Dance Battles Feeling the Love | This year’s Exchange (X5) was a smashing success! PYD and Avant Dance & Event Center hosted this annual inspirational dance event on Saturday, March 11th, 2017. Video and photographs are pouring in from several sources, including generous coverage from the Portland Press Herald: http://www.pressherald.com/2017/03/12/hip-hop-for-all/ “Hundreds of hip hop dance fans…