The School of Oregon Ballet Theatre



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Recognized as one of the premier ballet schools in the country, the School of Oregon Ballet Theatre (SOBT) seeks to develop the whole dancer as well as knowledgeable audience members.

As a professional ballet school, SOBT’s mission is to provide the highest quality dance training to all its students. We believe that every student deserves the best instruction possible, whether or not they pursue a career in dance.

A quality school is fundamental to the future of Oregon Ballet Theatre (OBT) and to ballet itself. SOBT is a training ground for the OBT Company and for professional companies worldwide. In offering the highest caliber of training to our students, we participate in the making of tomorrow’s artists and enthusiasts.



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Photo: George Balanchine's Divertimento No. 15. Choreography by George Balanchine© The George Balanchine Trust. Photo by Eric Griswold.

The School of Oregon Ballet Theatre