If you’re looking for Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Ballroom, Hip Hop, Tumbling, Pointe or Musical Theatre dance instruction, the Dance Studio of Maine is the perfect dance connection for you.
We are proud to have an excellent, fully qualified staff of instructors teaching group classes, private lessons and specialty workshops. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced dancer, we’re sure to have something for you!
In addition to our regular class offerings, the Dance Studio of Maine offers workshops in and out of the studio! In the past, we have featured workshops from dance superstars such as Andrew Wojtal, Blake McGrath, Jessica Starr, Kaelynn Harris of 8 Flavahz and Kenny Wormald, Savion Glover, Ellenore Scott, Jon Rua and Mark Boston.
The Dance Studio of Maine has developed outreach initiatives that reach Southern Maine school districts, many other area non-profits, engages families to dance together and invites patrons to informational presentations and workshops. We have offered dance workshops at Unum, Counseling Services Inc, University of New England, University of Southern Maine, sheJAMS, Maine Cancer Foundation, Tri For A Cure, Boys and Girls Club of Portland, TD Bank, local and regional daycares and pre schools . Let us know if you want us to come to you and we will bring our professionalism and fun to you! Call 207-839-6161 for more information.
The Dance Studio of Maine, Inc. was founded by Virginia Dorr in 1952 under its original name, the Virginia Dorr School of Dance. Since then, it has become a Gorham institution and serves aspiring dancers from all over Southern Maine
The Dance Studio of Maine, Inc now serves over 350 students each year ranging in age from 2 – 80! We are a family oriented dance studio with a beautiful studio space to accommodate any class size needed. All classes are organized into sessions with a set number of participants and a syllabus designed to help every dancer reach their goals. Register today by clicking the register button on any page.
Dance Studio of Maine dancers have performed at Madison Square Garden, Gorham Marketplace Lunch Time Extravaganza, Manchester Mill Rats Basketball, Falmouth by the Sea, Portland Sea Dogs, Perform for a Cure, The Maine Red Claws, Gorham Memorial Day parade, Gorham Wellness Fair, Tri For A Cure, The Maine Mall and The Big Maine Event.