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.

Join Sesame as a member through December 31, 2023 and save money at each Sesame dance. Click here for the membership form.

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Fun Sesame dances

Air conditioned for your dancing comfort.

The next dance Friday June 2, 2023.

Bring your neighbors, family, and friends for an evening of fun and dancing.

The dance floor opens at 7:15 pm.

First time Sesame dance instructor RoAnna Savage teacing Night Club Two Step from 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM.

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

Join us to honor Mary Smith's birthday with cake and good company!

This dance is partially funded by Ron Johnston.

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

Professional DJ Jerry Sewell 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.

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

$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, Brad Eaton, Jake Famme, Lisa Boucher, RoAnna Savage, and Mary Ann Carter.

Sesame dances are where everyone dances including all dance studios.

Always evenings of fun and relaxation.

Copyright 2023, 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.