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Polaris Dance Theatre Presents the Third Annual Galaxy Dance Festival

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

 

The third annual Galaxy Dance Fest presented by Polaris Dance Theatre is back with over 20 dance companies and fitness studios participating. 

The three day community gathering will bring a wide array of dance genres to Director Park like aerial, ballroom, hip hop, belly dancing, contemporary, and jazz.   

Over 2,400 people attended the entertaining festival in 2013 which included free dance lessons and awesome performances by Polaris’ Ballet and Hip Hop summer intensive programs, as well as A-WOL Dance Collective

Robert Guitron, director of Polaris Dance Theatre founded the dance company in 2002. Polaris focuses on creating visually innovative, emotionally charging, and thought-provoking contemporary dance performances. Throughout the last ten years, Polaris has created 291 new works and has entertained over 11,000 audience members of all ages. Polaris also provides affordable dance classes (10 one hour dance classes can be as low as $135) believing that dance is for every age, body shape, and ability.

Galaxy Dance Festival at Director Park, 815 SW Park Avenue, Thursday August 6th to Saturday August 8th, FREE. For more information click HERE

 

Related Slideshow: Party Report: BodyVox’s Hair Ball Dances Night Away in Northwest PDX

"The Hair Ball," BodyVox's annual fundraising gala, was a hair- and money-raising affair that included dinner, a live auction and late night dancing. Lots of dancing. 

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Hairball Patrons

"The Hair Ball," BodyVox's annual fundraising gala, encouraged patrons to get wigged-out and whip their beehives up into the sky.  Following a silent auction in one of the BodyVox dance studios, guests were ushered into the main theater for dinner, a live auction and dancing via the groovy tunes of Hit Machine.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Jim and Alison

OBT dance alum Jim Thompson and Alison Roper.

"The Hair Ball," BodyVox's annual fundraising gala, encouraged patrons to get wigged-out and whip their beehives up into the sky.  Following a silent auction in one of the BodyVox dance studios, guests were ushered into the main theater for dinner, a live auction and dancing via the groovy tunes of Hit Machine.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Jamey Hampton

BodyVox Co-Artistic Director Jamey Hampton was a dancing machine at "The Hair Ball."

BodyVox's annual fundraising gala, encouraged patrons to get wigged-out and whip their beehives up into the sky.  Following a silent auction in one of the BodyVox dance studios, guests were ushered into the main theater for dinner, a live auction and dancing via the groovy tunes of Hit Machine.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Ashley Roland

BodyVox Co-Artistic Director Ashley Roland dazzled in several different wiggy ensembles at "The Hair Ball."

BodyVox's annual fundraising gala encouraged patrons to get wigged-out and whip their beehives up into the sky.  Following a silent auction in one of the BodyVox dance studios, guests were ushered into the main theater for dinner, a live auction and dancing via the groovy tunes of Hit Machine.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Karen Spencer

Guest Karen Spencer gave her best Sophia Loren look at "The Hair Ball."

BodyVox's annual fundraising gala, encouraged patrons to get wigged-out and whip their beehives up into the sky.  Following a silent auction in one of the BodyVox dance studios, guests were ushered into the main theater for dinner, a live auction and dancing via the groovy tunes of Hit Machine.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Meredith and Rene

Chairperson Meredith English chatted with Rene Contakos during the silent auction at "The Hair Ball."

BodyVox's annual fundraising gala, encouraged patrons to get wigged-out and whip their beehives up into the sky.  Following a silent auction in one of the BodyVox dance studios, guests were ushered into the main theater for dinner, a live auction and dancing via the groovy tunes of Hit Machine.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Daniel and Eric

Dancers Daniel Kirk and Eric Skinner showed off their best dance moves at "The Hair Ball."

BodyVox's annual fundraising gala, encouraged patrons to get wigged-out and whip their beehives up into the sky.  Following a silent auction in one of the BodyVox dance studios, guests were ushered into the main theater for dinner, a live auction and dancing via the groovy tunes of Hit Machine.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Minh Tran

Minh Tran was just one several wiggy guests at "The Hair Ball."

BodyVox's annual fundraising gala, encouraged patrons to get wigged-out and whip their beehives up into the sky.  Following a silent auction in one of the BodyVox dance studios, guests were ushered into the main theater for dinner, a live auction and dancing via the groovy tunes of Hit Machine.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Bruce and Brent

Bill Crane and BodyVox dancer Brent Leubbeit at "The Hair Ball."

BodyVox's annual fundraising gala, encouraged patrons to get wigged-out and whip their beehives up into the sky.  Following a silent auction in one of the BodyVox dance studios, guests were ushered into the main theater for dinner, a live auction and dancing via the groovy tunes of Hit Machine.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

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Hit Machine.

Hit Machine played the latest tunes at "The Hair Ball."

BodyVox's annual fundraising gala, encouraged patrons to get wigged-out and whip their beehives up into the sky.  Following a silent auction in one of the BodyVox dance studios, guests were ushered into the main theater for dinner, a live auction and dancing via the groovy tunes of Hit Machine.  

Photo by Byron Beck.

 
 

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