Portland Thriller practices coming up, and 1st info on the event!

Hi Thrillers, here’s what we have coming up for practices, and event info for the 24th:
[You can come to as many or as few practices as you like; instructional videos for the Thrill the World choreography are on youtube.]

Tomorrow (Friday), practice from 6-8 at Fremont UMC, 2620 NE Fremont St.

Saturday: ZOMBIECON is taking place, and everyone is invited to a practice/photo session in the afternoon! Meet under the Burnside Bridge near Saturday Market by 5:30 pm, and we’ll take you to a spot very nearby for practice. Here’s the schedule:

5:30 to 6:30 TTW Practice)
6:40 to 6:50 Stumptown Events Zombies (stop frame photo opp doing 10 to 15 dance Moves (in a grid) with TTW members as models in the front of the class)
7:00 to 7:30 TTW Practice continuation.
TTW members are invited to Dixie Tavern from 2:00 to 5:30 for makeup from makeup artists who are working for tips.  TTW members are also invited and welcome to join our Zombie Event for the whole day.

Sunday: practice from 2-4 at Fremont UMC, 2620 NE Fremont St.

Tuesday, the 20th: We’ll have a practice at Ankeny Alley downtown, beginning at 4 pm.

Friday, the 23rd: practice from 6-8 at Fremont UMC, 2620 NE Fremont St.

Saturday, October 24th:

We’re working on scheduling an early-afternoon practice at the place we’re dancing: SW Second Avenue downtown, from Burnside to the other side (south side) of the Ankeny Alley/entrance to Saturday Market. I’ll let you know how that shapes up. We’d love to have all of our dancers, checked in, and ready to dance by 2:45 pm – please plan for that! We hope to have zombie make-up folks on hand, too; will let you know. We dance at 3 pm…. in the streets!  More info to come as we tie up our T’s and I’s.

Thrill the World Portland is a fundraiser for SMYRC, Portland’s Sexual Minority Youth Resource Center. We request five dollars per dancer, collected at check-in on the 24th. More information on SMYRC at smyrc.org.

**More opportunities to dance Thriller in public will come – I’ll let you all know what they are, towards the end of the month…
Let me know if you have questions. Let’s make this the Thrilliest year ever.

Alan

Thrill the World Portland – Saturday, October 24, 2015, 3 pm, 2nd Avenue downtown Portland by the Ankeny Alley, just south of Burnside.

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