Auditions for the 2016-17 Annual Session are for new students only. Students who attended the 2015-16 Annual Session, 2016 Summer Camp or 2016 Summer Intensive need not audition. No audition required for students under eight years of age.
Admission to the Annual Session is by live or video audition.
Live Auditions, August 6th
0720 SW Bancroft St., Portland OR, 97239
19066 Willamette Dr., West Linn, OR, 97068
WHAT TO WEAR:
Girls: black leotard, pink tights and pink canvas ballet slippers
Boys: White t-shirt or leotard, black tights and white 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.
There is a $20 audition fee, payable either by cash or check written to The School of Oregon Ballet Theatre.
Note: SOBT has a No Observation policy. Family members should plan to return to pick up their child at the scheduled conclusion of the audition class.
Auditioning students will be informed via email of SOBT’s decision within two weeks of their audition date.
Prospective students from outside a 200 mile radius of Portland or West Linn may submit a video application. This video should show barre and center work (as well as pointe work for girls) and be no longer than 10 minutes. Advanced students have the option of sending a classical variation with their classroom work. A YouTube link can be submitted as a video.
Video applications require:
- Application form
- Photo in a dance pose of your choice
- $20 application fee in the form of a check payable to The School of Oregon Ballet Theatre
All video application materials must be submitted by mail:
The School of Oregon Ballet Theatre
Attn: School Director
0720 SW Bancroft St.,
Portland, OR 97239