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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 Master 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



Oct 23 - Nov 13
5:30 - 6:30 pm SPELL: 
South Portland Experimental
Language League
a dance class for ALL bodies inspired by Chani Bockwinkel's Sappho & Sweat
$8-16 sliding scale


OCT 21-DEC 2:
The Underscore
(a Contact Improvisation practice)
2-3 pm Talk-through* - OCT 21 ONLY (REQUIRED for first-timers)
3-5 pm Underscore Practice Oct 21-Dec 2

*All are welcome to participate in the talk-through, but for first-timers it is REQUIRED. Once the group solidifies on 10/21 it will be a CLOSED GROUP for six weeks 10/21-12/2, 3-5pm.


1 - 3 pm Moving Target Portland Master Class Series w/ Guest Teaching Artist (see below)
$8-16 sliding scale

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 challenging for professional and aspiring dance artists, all levels of dancers 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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Moving Target Portland Teachers

Sept 17 Rachel Boggia, Bates College

Sept 24 Asimina Chremos, Philly

Oct 1 Chani Bockwinkel, San Francisco

Oct 8 No Class (Lion’s Jaw Boston)

Oct 15 Sam Wentz, Trisha Brown Dance Company

Oct 22 Owen Prum, NYU

Oct 29 Meghan Frederick, NYC

Nov 5 Annie Kloppenberg, Colby College

Nov 12 Alexandra James Bell, Portland

Nov 19 Julie Fox, Bates College

Nov 26 No class (Thanksgiving)

Dec 3 & 10 Aretha Aoki Bowdoin College

Dec 17 Scott McPheeters, Philly & Oakland

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