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Adult Classes & Moving Target Portland

Our Adult program provides training for adult movers of all abilities in a variety of postmodern and experimental styles.  Moving Target Portland is our Sunday Community Class series featuring a new teaching artist every week. Take advantage of these opportunities to build community, gather seeds for new work, and enjoy dancing together!

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Adult Class Schedule



Every other Monday

5:30 - 6:45 pm SPELL: 
South Portland Experimental
Language League
a dance class for ALL bodies inspired by Chani Bockwinkel's Sappho & Sweat
$8-16 sliding scale


Every 2nd Saturday
Oct 13, Nov 10, Dec 8

1pm Fundamentals of
Contact Improvisation w/
Rachel Schwartz
2pm Jam
$5-10 for each
$10-20 for both



$8-16 sliding scale

Dates & guest artists listed below!

Moving Target Portland

Moving Target Portland classes are led by the visiting guest artists listed below.  Classes will often include improvisational, somatic, and post-modern practices, and sometimes choreography. Intended to be inspiring for professional and aspiring dance artists, all levels of movers are welcome and encouraged to attend.  A sister program to Moving Target Boston, Moving Target Portland has been active since 2015.

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Malcolm-x Betts

Moving Target Portland Visiting Artists & Teachers

Sept 9 - Madison Palffy, Northampton, MA

Sept 16 - Michelle Mola, Portland, ME

Sept 23 -Molly Hess, Boston, MA

Oct 14 - Carol Dilley, Bates College

Oct 21 - Ayano Elson, NYC

Oct 28 - Asher Woodworth, ME

Nov 4 - Annie Kloppenberg, Colby College

Nov 11 - Michael Figueroa, Boston, MA

Dec 9 - Rori Smith, Portland, ME (via Philly)

Dec 16 - Meghan Frederick, NYC

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