Oregon's premier competitive and recreational dance school.



AGES 3-18



2nd Floor of PDX Sports Center
8785 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy
Portland, OR 97225


Office Hours
4:30pm – 8pm (Weekdays)

Phone Hours
9am-9pm (Weekdays)
Call Michel: 503-680-9421

info@eda.dance (Anytime)


Elevate Dance Academy is a recreational and competitive dance studio specializing in musical theater, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, hip hop, tap, and ballet.

We offer classes for dancers ages 3-18 and welcome all levels from beginner to advanced. We pride ourselves on giving students the encouragement and professional instruction needed to reach their highest potential.

We are located on the second floor of the PDX Sports Center. Our facilities include 3,200 square feet of dance space with viewing windows, separate girls and boys dressing rooms with lockers, a homework area, multiple waiting areas, and a snack bar. A bonus for non-dancing siblings and parents, our building also houses a pilates studio, swimming pool, basketball court, two indoor soccer fields, a fitness bootcamp, and more! 


Brittany Boolé

Owner, studio director, Instructor

Brittany Boolé has been choreographing for over 13 years and has won numerous awards for her work.

Her most recent accomplishment was for her choreography, which made it to the finals as the top nine routines in the country at the Industry Dance Awards  for Best in Musical Theatre in 2017 and 2016 and Best in Open/Ballet/Acro in 2014.

Brittany has taught and choreographed for West Coast School Of The Arts, The Dance Place, Dance Unlimited Performing Arts Academy, Element Dance Studio, Beaverton Dance Center, Dance Dynamics, V & T Ballet Academy, and San Juan Hills Dance Program. Additionally, Brittany has taught and choreographed for the Saint Joseph High School dance program and coached their JV and Varsity song teams for four years. She is currently the head coach for Wilson High School's pep squad.

She has danced competitively and professionally since the age of ten, dancing on many television shows such as Ellen, Deal or No Deal, Live with Regis and Kelly, Best Damn Sports Show, Oprah, Star Trek, Mad TV, and several commercials including Toys “R” Us, Red Lobster, Pepsi, Barbie, Nickelodeon, JC Penney, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Maxwell House Coffee, Amtrak and many more.

In her early 20s, Brittany danced for the LA Lakers. As a Laker Girl she had the opportunity to perform and participate in many incredible charitable events and appearances. Brittany was also a dancer for the arena football team, Los Angeles Avengers. Additionally, she had the privilege of judging and choreographing for the 2016 Charger Girls. 

After her time with the Lakers, Brittany travelled the world dancing for Holland America Cruise Lines. She spent nearly two years on the sea as the ship's Dance Captain.

Later, she moved to Japan where she had the opportunity to dance and perform as a face character at Tokyo Disneyland Resort and Tokyo Disney Sea. 

Brittany's dedication to her students and the art of dance is apparent in her choreography and her passion for teaching.


Michel Hulsey

Owner, Studio Manager, marketing

Michel has a passion for childhood development and has founded a number of kid-focused businesses including Rain or Shine Camps, a summer nature camp, and Medium Cool Film School where he teaches filmmaking to 3rd to 5th graders.

He has volunteered as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children in the juvenile court system and as a project manager for New Avenues for Youth who are dedicated to the prevention & intervention of youth homelessness. 

Michel has his Master of Fine Arts in Film and uses his filmmaking talents to create the studio's dance videos. 

Michel runs the business and marketing side of things at Elevate Dance Academy.

New to Elevate?


Always wanted to try musical theater, tap, or hip-hop but never had the opportunity? We offer a single drop-in classes for $18! Register today!*

*If you would like to drop in on a class, please register online but DO NOT enroll in the class. Come early and pay the office BEFORE class.

2019/2020 tuition


We offer tuition plans from one class per week to unlimited. Whether you're a recreational dancer or competitive dancer, all are welcome! 

Registration Fee
 â€” One Dancer
$50 - Family

Family Tuition Discount
 â€” Two Siblings

Single Classes
$18 â€” Drop-in

*If you would like to drop in on a class, please register online but DO NOT enroll in the class. Come early and pay the office BEFORE class.

Tuition (/monthly)*
— Classes Per Week)
$65/mo â€” One
$120/mo â€” Two
$175/mo â€” Three
$210/mo â€” Four
$230/mo â€” Five
$260/mo â€” Six
$290/mo â€” Seven
+$15 â€” Each Added Class
$330/mo â€” Unlimited

*Class length does not affect tuition price. 

*Tuition will be charged to the account on file on the 5th of each month or upon enrolling if after the 5th.

*Any drops or withdraws need to be made on or before the 25th of the prior month.