Located at 10 Mayo Street, Portland, Maine
Since 2012, PYD student teachers and Community Dance Director, Elizabeth Lau led an ongoing hip hop class called Club Hip Hop on Friday afternoons at Mayo Street Arts in Portland, Me. Club Hip Hop focuses on reaching kids and teens in the East Bayside community. Currently, PYD’s teaching artist Veeva Banga and Marita Kennedy are splitting a residency at MSA teaching Hip Hop and West African dance forms. Here’s link to the 2019 performance at National Night Out. For more info, pictures and video of Club Hip Hop check out their Facebook page. You can see them performing at the Resurgam Festival June 12th and at MSA on June 18th.
PYD Community Dance at Casco Bay Movers
Riverton Boys & Girls Club
PYD launched a successful partnership in 2015 at the Riverton Boys & Girls Club with classes taking place in the Riverton Park Community Center. Dancers filmed a video to submit to a national contest. In 2017, we were excited to be bringing the Riverton Park BGC dancers to Casco Bay Movers Dance Studio.
Contact Tiffanie at the BGC for more info and registration.
South Portland Boys & Girls Club
Portland Boys & Girls Club
March 2nd – April 6th, 2022
East End, Ocean Ave, Presumpscot, Reiche, Rowe, & Talbot Schools
PYD is thrilled to have an ongoing partnership with Learning Works for eight years strong. Learning Works students have the opportunity to dance with members of Portland Youth Dance Company as part of their after school programming. The partnership consists of 1 weekly class at 6 locations for 6 weeks culminating in a show. FMI: email email@example.com or www.learningworks.me
LearningWorks South Portland
January 13th – February 3rd, 2022 | Online Monday & Thursday 4:30pm
Kaler & Skillin Schools
The Root Cellar
Community Afro Dance Class for Teens/Adults
February 15th, 2021 | Monday 5:15 – 6:15pm
13+ Yrs Afro Dance with Leo Latagne
Registration here is required. Donations will go directly to continuing are free youth programs.
Casco Bay Movers Dance Studio, 517 Forest Ave, Portland
October 1st – November 19th | Tuesdays 4-5pm
Location: 95 MacArthur Circle West, South Portland, ME
PYD alumni Zoe K. is leading this class for the second year in a row!
On various Fridays throughout the year the PYD team goes to STRIVE to work with the tweens.