The Portland Dance Hub

From dance professionals to curious newcomers, this website is for you!

Are You Dance Curious?

Even if you haven’t danced for years or are a total beginner, The Dance Community of Portland welcomes you! Find out when, where, and how to find Portland dance classes, performances, and groups of like-minded dance explorers. Dancing in Portland is fun!


If dance is your business or career, this is your portal to the latest opportunities and a wealth of resources to boost your career or build your business. Jump into our network of dancers, creators, venues, and dance-medicine providers in Portland.

We emphasize the dynamic relationship between dance artists and organizations and the community that benefits from their work to connect, inspire, and support each other. Our motto is Keep Portland Dancing!

Let Dance Wire Help Connect You to The Portland Dance Community

Take a Class

Whether you’re looking to dive into a course or do a one-off class for fun, our directory of classes and dance spaces is a great place to start! Browse for ideas and check out spaces where you can explore your expression in the world of dance. Portland residents and visitors – this is for you!

Attend an Event

The Portland dance community has so much to offer – discover performances, festivals, events, workshops, participatory events, and more! Locals and visitors alike can enjoy an event and support dance in Portland. Want to add your event to our calendar? Go for it!

Click here to view our event calendar.

1:1 Sessions

Building a dance organization or a thriving career in dance can be challenging – we’re here to help. Our 1:1 Sessions support dance artists, professionals, and organizations at any and all stages of development. Don’t go at it alone! We’re meant to work together. Plus, the first session is free. Learn more about 1:1 sessions here.

Become a Member

In addition to our at-no-cost-to-you resources, our members can access a number of perks. Our membership is community-based. We believe the dance community is at its best when we view ourselves as part of a larger collective ecosystem. Individuals and businesses alike can choose a monthly commitment that’s right for them. Learn more about our membership opportunities here.

Make a Donation

When you give to Dance Wire, you’re giving members of the Portland dance community greater visibility, supporting a stronger network of helpers and allies, as well as lowering costs, and providing a broader depth of performance and learning opportunities. Support dance with your donation today by clicking here or on the button below. Your contribution means the world! 

Uplift the Portland dance community with your financial investment!

Don’t go it alone! Our network is here for you!