Dance in Oregon Resources
Dance in Oregon
Newspapers & Magazines:
- Eugene Weekly (includes reviews, announcements, and articles about local dance and dancers)
- Online Highways (Lists events and performances in Oregon)
- Britt Music Festival (Jacksonville, OR)
- Junction City's Scandinavian Festival (Junction City, OR, Every August)
- Multnomah County Library's Theatre & Dance Research Guide
- University of Oregon Knight Library's Dance Web Site
- Western Oregon University Theatre & Dance Research Guide
- Oregon Arts Commission "The Oregon Arts Commission works to foster the development of the arts across Oregon and assure their excellence in order to enrich the lives of Oregonians. "
Academic Dance Departments:
- Lane Community College (Eugene, OR)
- Reed College
- University of Oregon Dance Department
- UO Dance Department Calendar
- Western Oregon University's Dance Department
- Avalon School of Irish Dance
- Ballet Fantastique
- Eugene Ballet Academy
- Eugene Dance Studio
- Eugene Swing
- Oregon Ballet Academy
- Staver Dance Company
Other Dance Studios in Multiple Locations in Oregon:
- The Comerford School of Irish Dance (in Albany, Bend and Portland, OR, as well as Tri-Cities, Olympia, Seattle, WA, and San Diego, CA)
- The Joint is Jumpin' Swing Dance Studios (Portland, Eugene, McMinnville)
- The Eugene Hult Center
- The Lane County Fair
- Saturday Market Entertainment
- The Tango Center "A non-profit community center, and school for music and dance in support of the Eugene Argentine Tango Community." [R.I.P.: Closed 6/30/09]
- UO Cultural Forum
- The W.O.W. Hall
- Balladina Folk Orchestra
- Dance Africa Dedicated to celebrating the rich traditions of African dance, music and culture in and around the area of Eugene, Oregon.
- Eugene Argentine Tango
- Eugene Salsa.com
- Jayanthi Raman A teacher/dancer/choreographer of bharatha natyam classical dance from South india.
- Natya Leela Academy Studio for learning Bharathanatyam, the dance of South India.
- Norske Runddansere Scandinavian folk dancing every Monday night, with 5 live-music events a year.
- Portland Argentine Tango Page
- Scottish & Irish Dancing in Portland A great catch-all of these dance opportunities.
- Eugene Folklore Society The best guide to where to dance in Eugene, whether it be contra, salsa, African, square dance, or English country dance.
- Kalakendra (Society for the Performing Arts of India)
- Valley Squares Square Dance Club (Beaverton, OR)
Ballroom Dancing Sites