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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



1/29, 2/12, 2/26, 3/12, & 3/26:
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


1st Sat of the month
10:30am Fundamentals of
Contact Improvisation w/
Rachel Schwartz
11:30am Jam
$5-10 for each
$10-20 for both

3rd Sat of the month
The Underscore
1-2pm Talk-through (required for first-timers)
2-4pm The Underscore practice
$8-16 sliding scale


$8-16 sliding scale

Feb-May 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

Feb 11 - Hi Tiger (Portland, ME)

Feb 18 - Molly Hess (Cambridge, MA)

March 18 - Sofia Engelman and Em Papineau (Northampton, MA)

March 25 - Liana Conyers (Annandale-on-Hudson, New York)

April 8 - Bobbi Jene Smith (NYC)

April 15 - Meghan Frederick (NYC)

April 22 - Laurel Snyder (NYC)

April 28 - Lailye Weidman (Northampton, MA)

May 6 - Malcolm-x Betts (NYC)

May 20 - Heather Doyle (North Carolina)

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