Dancer Recruitment for Oregon Ballet Theatre’s 2024/25 Season

Auditions for the 2024-2025 Season are closed.

Oregon Ballet Theatre supports the International Audition Pre-Selection Guidelines.

Company auditions for the 2024-2025 Season were held in Portland on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2024 from 1:30 – 4:30 pm.

Additional information and details were supplied to those selected to audition.

OBT requested that applications contained the following materials.


    • A video with no introduction or fancy editing, consisting of the following performed in leotard and tights for women and tight fitting dance attire for men. Video should include:
      • A short classical variation drawn from the standard repertoire, danced in pointe shoes by female applicants
      • A short contemporary variation (that could consist of something drawn from repertoire, phrases from classwork or an applicant-created work) that illustrates the applicant’s command of a range of movement different from that demonstrated in the classical variation
    • Performance video is acceptable, as long as the auditioner is clearly notated
    • Accepted formats for video: YouTube and Vimeo links
    • Provide passwords for links as necessary



    • 2-3 dance photos that reveal the dancer’s body proportions and line
    • Accepted formats: jpg, .pdf files

Dancers who are offered a contract must provide proof of US Citizenship or valid documentation to legally work within the United States for the length of the contract.
No phone calls, please.

For Orchestra auditions, please follow this LINK for instructions