Dance Wire PDX Portland Oregon's Dance Community

Ambassador Showcase

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Tickets Will be Available at the Door



If there is one thing Dance Wire loves more than anything else, it's building bridges between communities. This event builds a bridge between dance genres as well as between performers and the audience (YOU).


Food + Drink + Performances + Mingling with the artists


Each year Dance Wire chooses 12 of the most innovative and influential members of the dance community who represent various styles of dance as Ambassadors. This show will feature 9 of our Ambassadors and showcases 8 styles of dance. As they say, it takes two to tango which means your role of showing up is important too!

Tap - Kelsey Leonard and Sarah Brahim of Portland Tap Company

Modern -Beth Whelan and Taylor Pasquale

Persian - Sitara Lones, Kat Mueller, Alia Dina, and Sara Mo of Dance Inspired

 Ballet - Rebekah WolfsonKilayko of The Portland Ballet

Mexican Folkloric - Kenya Márquez, Mianel Araujo and Genesis Mejia of Ballet Papalotl

Contemporary - Aphyna Zoe and Brandy Guthery of AWOL

Experimental Fusion Bellydance - Laura Blake

Urban/Contemporary Fusion - Bárbara Lima and Jordan Kriston of ELa FaLa


Saturday, May 18th

6:00pm | doors open

6:00 - 7:00pm | enjoy drinks and snacks (1 drink ticket with admission, additional drinks available for purchase, complimentary snacks)

7:00 - 8:00pm | performances including an introduction to each artist

8:00 - 9:00pm | more food and drink, mingle with artists, and optional kick your shoes off and dance in the studio


StepsPDX 221 SE 11th St., Suite 220  Portland, OR

Entrance is on SE 11th - look for balloons, follow signs up the stairs to the big hallway.




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