The School of Oregon Ballet Theatre

 

 


Live Auditions


WHAT TO WEAR:
Girls: leotard, tights and ballet slippers
Boys: T-shirt or leotard, tights and ballet slippers

WHAT TO BRING: A 5” x 7” color headshot and a 5” x 7” color photo in a dance pose of your choice. Girls: if on pointe, please bring your pointe shoes.

Note: We have a no observation policy and require family members to leave OBT’s building once their student is registered. Family members are allowed to return at the end of the audition class.

There is a $20 cash audition fee.

Placement information will be sent within five to eight business days.


Video Auditions

Prospective students outside a 200 mile radius of the Portland metro area may submit a video application. This video should show barre, no more than 3 minutes, and center work (as well as pointe work for girls) and be no longer than 8 minutes. Advanced students have the option of sending a classical variation with their classroom work, though not mandatory. A DVD, digital file or a Youtube link can be submitted as a video. Video applications require a 5” x 7” color headshot and a 5” x 7” color photo in a dance pose of your choice, as well as a $20 cash audition fee.

Please download the Video Application Form here and include with your application. Applications may be submitted by mail or e-mail. Mailed audition materials should be sent to School of Oregon Ballet Theatre, Attn: School Director, 818 SE 6th Ave., Portland, OR 97214. E-mailed auditions should be submitted to schoolofobt@obt.org. Deadline for Video Auditions is August 23, 2014.

 

 

Photo by Ashby Baldock

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

The School of Oregon Ballet Theatre