Multnomah Athletic Club’s Dance Company has been a part of the club for more than 20 years and regularly develops young artists that go on to pursue a professional career in dance. The program is designed to help youth experience the thrill of performance and the rigors of competition, all while instilling a love and passion for the art. Professional employees work diligently to teach all genres in an effort to create well-rounded and versatile performers. MAC dancers regularly give back to the community and enrich member experience through performances such as the annual Nutcracker, Street Fair, and Student Choreographer Showcase.
Dance Associate Head Coachmalbaugh@themac.com
Albaugh has been instructing and choreographing all over the world for the past 30 years, teaching dance and the empowerment of young artists wherever she goes. She has developed curriculum and contemporary programs for numerous studios in the Pacific Northwest, and was founder and artistic director of Pivot Dance Company for 10 years. Albaugh also toured abroad and presented original works in Scotland, Ireland, Spain and Guatemala. As a choreographer, she has worked with dancers in New York, Oregon and Alaska, as well as during a residency with Ballet Moderno in Guatemala City.
Assistant Dance Coach
An accomplished dance instructor, Flom has 14 years of experience teaching to students of all ages. She has been a director and coordinator for young students ages 3-9, helping them find their own passion in dance. Flom has received multiple industry awards for her choreography through the years. She also provides opportunities for her students, serving at the assistant director of shoes to raise funds for their future in the arts. She says it's important to stay connected with her community, and Flom continues to choreograph and perform in local dance companies in the Pacific Northwest.
2022-2023 Dance Calendar
|Oct. 14||Fri||Movie Sing-along||Portland||MAC|
|Nov. 4||Fri||Family Friday||Portland||MAC|
|Dec. 1||Thur||Holiday Open House||Portland||MAC|
|Dec. 10||Sat||Nutcracker Holiday Tea||Portland||MAC|
|Dec. 11||Sun||Children’s Holiday Party||Portland||MAC|
|Jan. 20-22||Fri-Sun||NYCDA||Vancouver, Wash.||Hilton Vancouver|
|March 10-12||Fri-Sun||Hollywood Connection||Vancouver, Wash.||Hilton Vancouver|
|March 17-19||Fri-Sun||Spotlight||Vancouver, Wash.||TBA|
|March 31-April 2||Fri-Sun||JUMP||Portland||Oregon Convention Center|
|May 13||Sat||MAC Mini Recital||Portland||MAC|
|June 30-July 10||Fri-Mon||NYCDA Nationals||New York, N.Y.||Sheraton New York|
|July 10-16||Mon-Sun||Spotlight Nationals||Seaside, Ore.||Seaside Civic & Convention Center|
|*Competitions vary according to company; Not all are mandatory.|