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…

Spring Concert at Casco Bay Movers

Saturday, June 17th The hard-working dancers of Portland Youth Dance will perform in several choreographed works in the Casco Bay Movers Spring Concert (June 17th) in both the matinee and evening shows. In addition to works by Portland Youth Dance Company, the show will feature CBM class repertoire and adult repertory groups. Reserved Seating this…

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!  

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…

The Exchange | Dance Battles

Join PYD and Avant Dance & Event Center for this inspirational dance event! The 5th Annual Exchange is Saturday, March 11th, 2017. The fun starts at 1pm at Avant, located at 865 Spring Street in Westbrook, Maine. This event has become the place where studio and street dancers meet. Don’t miss it! To battle, it’s…