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Annual performances by the Polaris Dance Company include a fall show in November, Groovin’ Greenhouse in January, and  X-POSED in spring. We’re excited to be hosting 10 student performances in addition to two performances by the Polaris Junior Company. Check out our annual Galaxy Dance Festival every August, and join us for three days of free classes and performances!

2016 - 2017 Season

"Over the Rainbow" Gala

April 15, 2017

Join us for an evening of dinner, drinks, live auctions, raffles and performances!

Proceeds from this event will benefit Polaris Dance Theatre’s scholarship program, supporting our growing number of low-income families. THROUGH DANCE, WE AWAKEN THE HEART AND ENHANCE OUR HUMANITY.

Our core belief is that everyone should have accessibility to performing arts classes and dance performances regardless of socioeconomic background, age, training, or physical ability.

X-Posed

April 21 - 29, 2017

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We’re excited to present our 7th annual X-Posed show, exhibiting original choreography by Artistic Director, Robert Guitron and guest choreographers. X-Posed continues to feature raw productions and experimental works-in-progress, pushing the envelope through unconventional movement with an inquisitive approach to the creative process. The objective of this annual show is to expose our dancers to new choreographers, expose new choreographers to the public, and expose the Portland community to the artistic process.

Spring Student Aerial Performance

May 19, 2017

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It’s the end of the session and time for an aerial performance by the talented students of Polaris! Youth will demonstrate the many athletic tricks they’ve acquired throughout the session. Come see our hard-working students climb, swing, spin, and exhibit the balance and center they’ve developed on the trapeze and silks!

Spring Student Performance

May 20 & 21, 2017

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Polaris students, ages 3 – 18, establish themselves as skilled performers through this professional production. We’re proud to showcase their talents in this energizing presentation of skill, technique, playfulness, and fun! The Polaris youth have a refreshing take on dance, and how it influences their lives. Join us for the Spring Student Performance to see for yourself!

Junior Company Performance

May 26 & 27, 2017

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The Junior Company (JCo) includes Polaris’ talented dancers ranging in age from 13 – 18. Choreographed by Rehearsal and Junior Company Director, M’Liss Quinnly and guest choreographers, this production will reveal the artistic and physical expertise achieved by our hard-working, pre-professional dance company.

Galaxy Dance Festival

AUGUST 2017 | DAILY FROM 11:00AM – 7:00PM | FREE

Polaris Dance Theatre’s annual outdoor summer dance festival will return for its fifth year, and we can’t wait for you to participate in this year’s free events! In 2016, over 2,000 people attended this much-anticipated event. Join us August 2017 at Simon & Helen Director Park in downtown Portland as we host an array of Portland-area dance companies in this 3-day community gathering, including free classes and performances for the whole family!