Student Workshops

Open to Dancers in our Community and Beyond

These special open workshops are scheduled throughout the season and invite dance students in the area to participate. You do not have to be a registered student at Oregon Ballet Theatre School to attend. Each workshop will feature a guest teacher who will focus on a specific skill or portion of repertory. See below for the upcoming schedule with more information to follow.

Students need to show proof of up to date COVID-19 vaccination, including eligible boosters, prior to the workshop. Please send a photo of your child’s vaccine card to after completing registration below.

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Nutcracker Repertory Workshop
Friday, November 4th – 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | $40.00
Ages 9-22

Students will have the opportunity to learn Dewdrop from principal dancer Eva Burton, Arabian from company artist Makino Hayashi, Soldier Doll/Candy Cane lead from company artist Bailey Shaw. Please note that at the discretion of the school director or instructor students may be asked to change levels. Students should wear any solid color leotard with flesh tone, pink or black tights, or a solid color t-shirt with black tights. Ballet technique shoes or pointe shoes are required.

Community students, click here to register for the correct age group.

Nutcracker Story Time Workshop
Saturday, December 3rd | $40.00
Ages 3-6, 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. | Ages 7-9, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Students will have the opportunity to bring The Nutcracker story to life through acting and dancing. School director Katarina Svetlova will narrate The Nutcracker story book and lead the dancers through a magical and exciting adventure. Participants need to wear ballet appropriate clothing and ballet slippers.

Community students, click here to register for the correct age group.


Previous Master Classes

Yuka Iino

Former OBT Principal Dancer | February 21, 2020

Elizabeth Guerin

Former OBT Dancer | January 24, 2020

Gavin Larsen

November 8, 2019

Katarina Svetlova

October 18, 2019


  1. • If you or your student have not registered for classes at Oregon Ballet Theatre School since September 6, 2022 you must complete our waiver here before registering and paying for the master class.
    • If you have registered for classes at OBT School since September 6, 2022, or have completed the waiver for the 2021-2022 school year, please proceed to step 2.
    • Please note that by completing the waiver above you are creating a MINDBODY account.
  2. Click “Register Here” next to the master class you intend to register for.
  3. Click “Sign Up Now” under the master class you intend to register for.
  4. If you are 18 or older and registering yourself, leave “Myself” selected and click “Enroll”.
    If you are registering a student under 18, click “Enroll-Your Student’s Name”.
    If “Enroll-Your Student’s Name” is not available, select “Someone Else” next to “Make Reservation”, enter your student’s name, and click enroll.
  5. Click “Checkout”.
  6. Click “Place order”.