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2017 Portland Thrill The World Dance Info, Pictures, & Video | World-Wide Michael Jackson Thriller Dance & Practice Schedule

September 29, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Portland, OR United States + Google Map

Thrill The World Dance 2017
All Ages
More info: thrillportland.wordpress.com | Facebook

We dance on October 28th, at 3 pm. We’re Portland largest, awesome-ist Thriller dance (and we hold the record for Portland’s largest synchronized dance event!).

Invite your friends (and even your frenemies) – there’s no limit on the number of people who can participate. Folks of all ages and all abilities are welcome to dance with us. There will also be other opportunities to dance Thriller at some public events; we’ll let you know what they are as the events approach.

Email if you have questions – [email protected]gmail.com – or to sign up for news about practices and the event – or find us on facebook, at facebook/thrilltheworld.portland


First up…. we have practices scheduled for the next few weeks. You’re welcome to join any, or all, of the practices, as you like. Upcoming practices:

We will announce more practices soon (probably all of them will be later than October 11th).

You can also practice at home. Instructional videos are on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/INESSENS


Thrill The World FAQ

How do we do it?
Every October, Zombies across the world synchronize to dance to “Thriller” at exactly the same time. Preparation for the dance is part of the fun but the feeling of being connected to people thinking and doing the same thing at the same time, celebrating a true inspirational genius of Michael Jackson, is what keeps people coming back year after year. Also, knowing what bad dancers Zombies are, it helps people indulge, renew or even discover the joy of dance, without having any fear (what do I look like? Am I any good? ) Zombies don’t do fear!!!

How It Works
People in cities around the world dance to “Thriller” at exactly the same time. Preparation and counting down worldwide is part of the fun but the feeling of being connected to others and dancing together as one is a Trill like no other! Celebrating the truly inspirational genius of Michael Jackson in a living and moving way — is what keeps people coming back year after year.

This dance is for EVERYBODY – all nationalities, faiths, creeds and abilities. Whether you are young or old, a professional dancer, or a complete beginner. You can adjust the routine to your own level — work up a major sweat or just take it easy. Dancing is a great way to achieve all round fitness and wellbeing, physically and mentally. Taking part is all about achieving your best – as Michael continues to inspire the world to do.


Portland Thrill The World Dance Video (2011)

Video from 2010 TTW Portland


Thrill The World Photos

Portland Zombie Walk 2012
Thrill The World 2012 by Flickr user danielhedrick

Thrill The World Portland 2010
Thrill The World 2010 by Flickr user D-love82

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Thrill The World 2010 by Flickr user Dotty

Portland Zombie Walk 2012
Thrill The World 2012 by Flickr user danielhedrick

Portland Zombie Walk 2012
Thrill The World 2012 by Flickr user danielhedrick

Portland Zombie Walk 2012
Thrill The World 2012 by Flickr user danielhedrick

Portland Zombie Walk 2012
Thrill The World 2012 by Flickr user danielhedrick

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Thrill The World 2010 by Flickr user Dotty


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