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.    

PYD Flatbread Benefit

Thank you for joining us at Flatbread Company for our benefit night! The dance community rallied for our Faltbread benefit night on April 10th, 2018. The pizza was amazing, per usual, and Flatbread Company generously donated a portion of flatbread pizza sales from 5-pm that evening—$3.50 for each large pizza sold, and $1.75 for each…

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…

Free Dance Classes via PYD Outreach

Starting March 10th! CBM SPRING OUTREACH March 10th – April 28th | Saturdays 11:30am – 12:30pm Location: Casco Bay Movers, 517 Forest Ave, Portland The PYD Free Dance Class Program is open to all kids and teens who can’t afford to dance. There is NO application or requirements to meet, just bring your young dancer in…

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…