2019-20 Annual Session Auditions are for new students only. Students who attended the 2018-19 Annual Session, or Junior and Senior Summer Intensives need not audition. No audition required for students under eight years of age.

Admission to the Annual Session is by audition only or by video. See video information below.

Portland Studio: August 3, 2019

0720 SW Bancroft St., Portland OR, 97239

Students Age 8-11 (pre-pointe)

  • 2:00-2:30pm (Registration)
  • 2:30-3:30pm (Audition Class)


Students Age 11-14 (pointe optional)

  • 3:00-3:30pm (Registration)
  • 3:30-5:00pm  (Audition Class)


Students Age 15-21 (pointe required)

  • 4:30-5:00pm (Registration)
  • 5:00-6:30pm (Audition Class)

West Linn Studio: August 10, 2019

19066 Willamette Dr., West Linn, OR, 97068

Dancers Age 8-11 (pre-pointe)

  • 2:00-2:30pm (Registration)
  • 2:30-3:30pm (Audition Class)


Dancers Age 11-14 (pointe optional)

  • 1:30-2:00pm (Registration)
  • 2:00-3:30pm (Audition Class)

Girls: black leotard, pink tights and pink canvas ballet slippers
Boys: White t-shirt or leotard, black tights and white ballet slippers

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 $30 online, $40 in person audition fee, payable either by cash or check written to Oregon Ballet Theatre School.

Note: OBT School 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 OBT School’s decision within two weeks of their audition date.

On-line Registration

Please click here to pre-register for the annual session audition. Complete the linked form, enroll your student in the appropriate time, and make payment. Our pre-registration system will close 48 hours before the audition date. Students who complete registattion will be charged $30. Students who register the day of the audion will be charged $40. Please bring the email reciept sent after purchase to your students audition for verification. Students are encouraged to show up no earlier than thirty minutes to their designated audition.

Video Auditions

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. Please click HERE to submit a video application form.

Video applications require:

Materials may also be submitted by mail:

Oregon Ballet Theatre School
Attn: School Director
0720 SW Bancroft St.,
Portland, OR 97239