Thank you all for Gala 2017!

PYD Gala | We thank you! Portland Youth Dance’s 4th annual fundraising gala at Glass Lounge (Hyatt Place Hotel) took place on Thursday, April 27, 2017. It was a wonderful time and we want to thank all of you who came out to support us. We also want to thank the Hyatt Place Hotel for…

Free Dance Classes for Kids

Free Dance Classes (via PYD Outreach Program) March 18th, 2017 – Saturdays 11:30am – 12:30pm Location: Casco Bay Movers, 517 Forest Avenue Every Spring, Portland Youth Dance (partnering with Casco Bay Movers for use of dance studios) offers an Outreach program for kids and teens who cannot afford to dance. There is absolutely NO application, no…

PYD Student Choreo Video

We put together a short video clip of the PYD Student Choreography Show that took place on February 4th, 2017. All choreography and performances by the PYD dancers. What a fantastic show!  

B.Good to PYD Fundraiser

May 31st Fundraising at B.Good. Lucky for Portland Youth Dance, B.Good is committed to supporting local organizations in the greater Portland area! Join us for the PYD community night at B.Good in the Old Port on May 31st. B.Good will donate 10% of all sales (including takeout and alcohol sales) from 6-9pm! If you don’t…

The PYD Dancers

Portland Youth Dance Company and Crew are pre-professional youth dance programs comprised of serious young dancers from the community at large. These talented, young individuals work tremendously hard in weekly dance rehearsals, backed up by serious dance training. They work with a variety of master instructors, perform in countless shows throughout the season, develop their…

Eating Pizza for a Good Cause

Why pizza is good for dancing. Eating at Uno’s Pizzeria on April 5th will help raise funds for Portland Youth Dance scholarships! Uno’s will take 20% of your bill payment, and donate it to the PYD scholarship fund. That’s pretty exceptional since most venue-based fundraising programs donate only 5%. The only caveat is that you…