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.

Although Sesame does not check for proof of vaccination, due to our concerns about everyone's health and well being, it is encouraged that you are vaccinated. Also, you must sign in due to the required tracking information.

At this time, masks are optional.

Join Sesame as a member during 2022 through December 31, 2022. Click here for the membership form.

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Next Dance is Friday July 1, 2022

Bring your visitors, family, and friends to dance at the start of the 4th of July weekend.

It starts with a dance lesson from 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM.

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

Enjoy dancing and Swing All the Way through the year dancing at Sesame dances.

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

Professional DJ: Daniel Hutchison playing a ballroom mix of music including waltz, fox trot, hustle, cha cha, rumba, night club two step, salsa, country two step, 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 Leilani Nakagawa, Linda Springstead, Dave Watson, Cynthia Hively-Parent, Anya Khilmova-Preston, Juliann/Joseph Platt, Daniel Hutchison, Joy Davina, Rachel Lidskog, 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.