Maine Moves II – November 3

PYD Company Member, Libby Danielson & Crew Director, Allie James will be featured choreographers in Maine Moves II!  Several Company members will be performing in Libby’s work.  Come out and support local art and your PYD community! Maine Moves ll new dance and performance by Maine artists FEATURING RACHEL BOGGIA + IDDI SAAKA KATHERINE FERRIER…

Season 20 is Under Way!

September News PYD kicked off season 20 with an all dancer and parent meeting on September 8th.  It was a great afternoon getting to know all of the wonderful families and dancers that are a part of this year’s PYD Companies & Crew! All three branches have begun working on choreography for their 2018-19 season. …

A Year in the Making – Portland Youth Dance Concert 2018

The PYD Spring Show was a tremendous success! Portland Youth Dance Companies and Crew presented their annual concert of works by professional and student choreographers on Sunday, April 29th at the Winslow Homer Center for the Arts located within Scarborough High School. The show was a hit thanks to our passionate young dancers and supportive parents.    

Portland Youth Dance senior, Emily McConnell chosen to show work in Maine Moves!

Maine Moves new dance and performance by Maine artists Aretha Aoki + Ryan MacDonald, Rebecca Bass, Kreilkamp Nicoll, and Riley Watts, with Portland Youth Dance rising student choreographer, Emily McConnell. Saturday, April 7, 2018, at 8pm Portland Ballet Studio Theater 517 Forest Ave. Portland, ME 04101 Tickets $10     https://www.eventbrite.com/e/maine-moves-tickets-43638107755 Free refreshments following the show…

PYD Fall Fun

PYD dancers have had a fun and busy fall learning new works and methods of practice and self care, getting to know one another, student teaching and performing!  Check out some photos from recent shows and rehearsals below: Crew getting ready for “Fall Into Dance” Thornton Academy. Company and Company 2 prior to hitting the…