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….

PYD Annual Fundraiser Raffle

Raffle draws began November 1st and run through November 30th. Tickets can still be purchased throughout the month of November.  Each $10 ticket buys you 30 chances to win in November! Buy your ticket(s) from a PYD dancer, or at the front desk of the Casco Bay Movers Dance Studio located at 517 Forest Avenue,…

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…

Dance Class Fundraisers

Hip Hop and Broadway Dance Classes. Huge thanks to all those who came out for the back to back hip hop and broadway dance classes on Monday, August 28th. Taught by Elizabeth Lau and Mitch Rosengarten, respectively,  the classes were hosted by Portland Youth Dance and held at Casco Bay Movers Dance Studio. The effort was…

PYD Dance Auditions

HELD ON SEPTEMBER 9th | Each year, we hold auditions for the Company and Crew of Portland Youth Dance—a nonprofit organization that supports pre-professional youth dance outside of the competition network. The 2017 auditions have passed. They were held on Saturday, September 9th. We have welcomed 35 dancers this year, some returning, and some new….

May Show 2017 | A Year in the Making

We’re so proud of the talented dancers of Portland Youth Dance. On May 13th, the PYD dancers presented their annual showcase of curated works by local and guest choreographers, including student works and outreach classes. Hugs to all!