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Outreach Programs

Community & Afterschool Onsite Programs

Our arts programs are offered at various satellite locations throughout the community.  We have afterschool classes onsite at public and private schools throughout the community.  By bringing our arts programs to satellite locations we can better serve a broader spectrum of the community.


In-School Programs

Our arts enrichment programs complement the standard school curriculum and enable students to work with professional artists skilled in each of the four disciplines. These successful outreach programs encourage parents, students, teachers and artists to work together towards a creative learning environment.


4 ARTS:   Dance, Theatre, Music, and Visual Art

Bringing arts literacy into the classroom.  Students experience each of the arts through active participation in engaging and challenging activities, while teachers find new and creative ways to help kids meet benchmarks.  Single day to extended period options are available for all grade levels.    Most programs involve several classrooms within a school in one 30-45 minute class each week, for two to four weeks each of dance, theatre, music and visual art.  We work with classroom teachers to tailor our program to fit their specific needs.


Introduction to:   Dance, Theatre, Music or Visual Art

Single subject arts programs, that are integrated with common curriculum guidelines.  Concepts in language arts, math, science, reading and spatial orientation are interpreted through Dance, Theatre, Music or Visual Art.  Programs for all grade levels are available from a single day to an extended period.


Career Day Speakers:   Dance, Theatre, Music or Visual Art

Professionals with vast experience in their field, bring to the students an array of job possibilities.  Information about all aspects of the profession including education, work experience, and salary ranges is given.  Kids find out what they can be doing now to explore a career in the arts.


Field Trips

Metro Dancers is offering a special field trip opportunity - a just for kids ballet performance of La Fille Mal Gardee (the poorly guarded girl)

Comedy and chaos occur in this Old World style ballet that romps through the timeless entanglements of love and marriage. Delight in the antic of parents, lovers and neighbors as they creat order out of chaaos and see what has changed regarding events of the heart--and what has not! A gaggle of spinning chickens, a dancing maze of ribbons, and a wooden clog dance add a note of hilarity to this absurd tale! The beautifl costumes, sets and music will carry you to another time. This ballet is appropriate for all ages of students from kindergarten on up.

Watch the Preview

Every group receives an activities packet, radio drama CD and other curriculum support. This ballet is appropriate for all ages of students from Kindergarten on up.

WHERE: Portland Metro Arts, 9003 SE Stark St. Portland, OR 97216. Off Street Parking is available free.

WHEN: Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 9:45am and Noon & Friday, April 29, 2016 at 9:45am and Noon

COST: The ticket price is only $5.00 - a fantastic savings on the $20.00 ticket price for our public performances. A non-refundable deposit of $30.00 will secure a spot for your students. The balance of the payment is due by April 22, 2016. Please indicate on your form below if you will be using Run for the Arts money, as we need to process that differently.

PLEASE NOTE: Transportation is the responsibility of each school.

To order tickets call: 503-408-0604 or email metrodancers@PDXMetroArts.org or oder online Click Here for School Performances


For more information about similar outreach programs available, please contact us at info@pdxmetroarts.org.