Norse Hall
111 NE 11th Avenue
Portland, OR 97232

Sesame is a non-profit organization supported by volunteers that provide a fun and relaxing place to learn about all levels of dance and enjoy music every 1st and 3rd Friday.

Watch social bolero dancing at Sesame with new dancer (2 months) and experienced dancers click here.

Sesame Club prefers you are vaccinated. Masks are optional and we will no longer be checking vaccination cards.

Join Sesame as a member in December 2022 through December 31, 2023 for 13 months for the price of 12 monthns. Click here for the membership form.

Our next dance is the Christmas Holiday Ball on Friday December 2, 2022.

Dresssing up encouraged but not required.

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Ballroom Dancing

The next dance Friday December 2 is the very special Holiday Christmas Ball.

Dresssing up encouraged but not required.

Extra: Silent Auction includes: Private Lesson with Joy Davina, Boat Cruise, Dance Session with Linda Springstead, tickets to Flamenco and live music at the beautiful new Reser Theater in Beaverton!

The dance floor opens at 7:15 pm.

From 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM, the evening starts with a Foxtrot Bluesy dance lesson by Rachel Lidskog-Lim.

And from 8:15 PM is general dancing in the LARGE main ballroom.

Special show case by Anya Klimova-Preston and Rachel Lidskog-Lim.

At Sesame dances, professional dance instructors teach 14 or more styles of dances every year.

Professional DJ Daniel Hutchinson will be playing a ballroom mix of music including waltz, fox trot, hustle, cha cha, rumba, night club two step, salsa, samba, country two step, tango. west coast swing, east coast swing, and more that are fun for dancing.

At this time, we encourage everyone to bring their own water bottle since Sesame is not providing any refreshments and the bar is not open.

$5 Students with school ID regardless of age includes lesson

$10 Members includes lesson
$15 Public includes lesson

Public Welcome at Sesame dances.
All ages
Singles and Couples
All levels: beginners to advanced

Always many variety of dances, music, and requests welcome.

Recent professional dance instructors at Sesame dances include Sunnie Page, Leilani Nakagawa, Linda Springstead, Dave Watson, Cynthia Hively-Parent, Susan Vandervlugt, Anya Klimova-Preston, Bree Blevins, Julieann/Joseph Platt, Daniel Hutchison, Joy Davina, Rachel Lidskog, Ariel Kaplan, Jake Famme, and Lisa Boucher.

Sesame dances are where everyone dances including all dance studios.

Always evenings of fun and relaxation.

Copyright 2022, Sesame Dance Club is a non-profit organization that promotes a positive environment for social dancing and music in the Portland Oregon and Vancouver Washingto area as well as throughout the states of Oregon and Washington with dances on the first and third Friday starting at 7:15 PM with a dance lesson at 7:30 PM.