Portland Waltz Eclectic
... an organization providing opportunities for dancers at all levels to learn and enjoy the waltz and other partner dances

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Waltz and other Dance Instruction

New: Richard Powers' definitive Cross Step Waltz page

Connect to Dance
Uwe Hessinger and Colleen Suzanne
Classes Tuesdays- Winter classes start Oct.1
Waltz, Swing, and Fox trot
Check webiste for details and to register.

Classes with Ariel
Nightclub & Cross-step Waltz
Sundays at Uptown Ballroom in Tigard

Classes with Steve Caruthers at the Viscount

Other Portland Waltz events

Scandieclectic Sundays
Most Sundays
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Norse Hall

Where We Dance
Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th St, Ptld

Fulton Park Community Center,
68 SW Miles St, Ptld,

Upcoming Dance Events

Every Thursday
Dance: 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Waltz Eclectic Thursday nights at Fulton Park
(August 18 dance canceled due to heat)

DJ Dennis Myers, Host Colleen Suzanne
All styles of waltz plus an eclectic mix of other dance music. All ages, all levels. Everyone welcome
Fulton Park C. C., 68 SW Miles, Ptld.
Sun., August 21  Sunday Waltz Brunch

10:30 to 11:30 Intro to Waltz: Lesson by Uwe Hessinger and Colleen Suzanne
11:30 to 2:30pm: Eclectic Dance music djed by Dennis Myers. 
Dance to an eclectic selection of waltz, swing, contemporary and latin music.

Pianist Gene Freeheart will play some beautiful waltzes during dance.

Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th St, Ptld  
Cost- $14 for dance, brunch and lesson, $12 for brunch and dance
Sat., August 27  Encore Ball

Dancing under the stars in Downtown Portland

7:00 to 10:0pm: Eclectic Dance music djed by Dennis Myers. 

Dance to an eclectic selection of waltz, swing, contemporary and latin music.

Director Park, SW Park and Yamhill
Cost- $25 purchased Online
Sat., September 3  Blues Eclectic at Norse Hall

Blues, Waltz, W & E Coast Swing, NC Two Steps, Latin, Alt Tango

7:30pm Lesson TBA,

8:30pm -11pm; DJ Dennis Myers,  Dance to recorded music.


Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th Ave, Portland. Upstairs Ballroom

Cost $12 Lesson and Dance, $10 - Dance only
Sat., September 10  Dance Canceled
Sun., Sept. 18  Sunday Waltz Brunch

10:30 to 11:30 Intro to Waltz: Lesson by Uwe Hessinger and Colleen Suzanne
11:30 to 2:30pm: Eclectic Dance music djed by Dennis Myers. 
Dance to an eclectic selection of waltz, swing, contemporary and latin music.

Pianist Gene Freeheart will play some beautiful waltzes during dance.

Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th St, Ptld  
Cost- $14 for dance, brunch and lesson, $12 for brunch and dance
Sat., Oct. 1  Blues Eclectic at Norse Hall

Blues, Waltz, W & E Coast Swing, NC Two Steps, Latin, Alt Tango

7:30pm Lesson Fundamental Blues lesson with Marjorie Taylor
8:30pm -11pm: DJ Sam Lieberman, Dance to recorded music.


Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th Ave, Portland. Upstairs Ballroom

Cost $12 Lesson and Dance, $10 - Dance only
Sat., Oct 8  Dance Eclectic at Norse Hall

7:30 to 8:30 Intro to Waltz: Lesson TBA8:30 to 11pm: Eclectic Dance music djed by Dennis Myers. 
Dance to an eclectic selection of waltz, swing, contemporary and latin music.



Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th St, Ptld  Main Ballroom
Cost- $14 for dance and lesson, $12 for dance
Sun., Oct. 23  Sunday Waltz Brunch

10:30 to 11:30 Intro to Waltz: Lesson by Uwe Hessinger and Colleen Suzanne
11:30 to 2:30pm: Eclectic Dance music djed by Dennis Myers. 
Dance to an eclectic selection of waltz, swing, contemporary and latin music.

Pianist Gene Freeheart will play some beautiful waltzes during dance.

Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th St, Ptld  
Cost- $14 for dance, brunch and lesson, $12 for brunch and dance
Sat., Oct. 29  Blues Eclectic at Norse Hall

Blues, Waltz, W & E Coast Swing, NC Two Steps, Latin, Alt Tango

7:30pm Lesson TBA,

8:30pm -11pm; DJ Dennis Myers,  Dance to recorded music.


Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th Ave, Portland. Upstairs Ballroom

Cost $12 Lesson and Dance, $10 - Dance only
Sun., Nov. 20  Sunday Waltz Brunch

10:30 to 11:30 Intro to Waltz: Lesson by Uwe Hessinger and Colleen Suzanne
11:30 to 2:30pm: Eclectic Dance music djed by Dennis Myers. 
Dance to an eclectic selection of waltz, swing, contemporary and latin music.

Pianist Gene Freeheart will play some beautiful waltzes during dance.

Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th St, Ptld  
Cost- $14 for dance, brunch and lesson, $12 for brunch and dance
Sat., Dec. 3  Blues Eclectic at Norse Hall

Blues, Waltz, W & E Coast Swing, NC Two Steps, Latin, Alt Tango

7:30pm Lesson TBA,

8:30pm -11pm; DJ Dennis Myers,  Dance to recorded music.


Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th Ave, Portland. Upstairs Ballroom

Cost $12 Lesson and Dance, $10 - Dance only
Sat., Dec 10 Holiday Ball at Norse Hall

7:30 to 8:30 Details TBD
Eclectic Dance music djed by Dennis Myers. 

Dance to an eclectic selection of waltz, swing, contemporary and latin music.


Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th St, Ptld  Main Ballroom
Cost- $14 for dance
Sun., Dec. 18  Sunday Waltz Brunch

10:30 to 11:30 Intro to Waltz: Lesson by Uwe Hessinger and Colleen Suzanne
11:30 to 2:30pm: Eclectic Dance music djed by Dennis Myers. 
Dance to an eclectic selection of waltz, swing, contemporary and latin music.

Pianist Gene Freeheart will play some beautiful waltzes during dance.

Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th St, Ptld  
Cost- $14 for dance, brunch and lesson, $12 for brunch and dance