2021-2022 Annual Ballet Session
September 7, 2021 – June 4, 2022

 

720 S Bancroft Street, Portland, OR 97239
503.227.6890 | schoolofobt@obt.org

 

OBT School’s Primary and Preparatory Division ballet classes make up our Annual Session, a 35 week school year. OBT School is the official training ground of Oregon Ballet Theatre in Portland, Oregon. Students receive exemplary training from our world-class faculty, emphasizing pure classical technique and providing the necessary skills for young dancers to launch a professional career and their love of dance.

Our 2021/22 session begins in the studio on September 7, 2021. There is still an opportunity to audition virtually for the 2021/22 Annual Session. See our auditions page for details.

Please review our COVID Policy update

Click here to view the 2021/22 CALENDAR


Registering for Classes

STEP 1 – New and returning students to OBT School are required to complete the 2021–2022 Annual Session registration form and handbook.

  • Click HERE to complete OBT School’s registration form.
  • If you are not redirected to our handbook please click HERE to complete it.
STEP 2 – Once you have completed these forms, return to this page and . . .

  • Find the appropriate level and an available class time below
  • Contact us to set up an evaluation or for the registration link if you are already approved.

2021-2022 Annual Session Schedule and Registration
September 7, 2021 – June 4, 2022

Times and tuition are subject to change


Primary Ballet

Students are introduced to the most fundamental elements of ballet.
Rolling Admission | No audition required
Students must be 7 years old by October 1, 2021.

$1,035 (35 Weeks)

Saturdays, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Saturdays, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

$740 (35 Weeks – Virtual)

Saturdays, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Register Here


Preparatory Division Levels 1–6

Rolling admission throughout the year. Prospective students, age 8 and above, are required to attend an audition or take a placement class to determine acceptance and level. Students must be 8 years old by October 1, 2021. Level placement is based on the student’s skill and strength.

Throughout the year, students receive exclusive opportunities to observe and train alongside OBT company members and may be selected to perform with the professional company in full-length productions at the Keller Auditorium and Newmark Theater. Only OBT School students are eligible to be considered for roles in these productions, including OBT’s annual production of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker.

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Level 1
$1,785 (35 Weeks – Hybrid)
  • MON 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
  • WED 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Level 1X
$1,785 (35 Weeks – Hybrid)
  • TUE 4:00 PM-5:15 PM
  • THU 4:00 PM-5:15 PM

Level 2
$2,705 (35 Weeks – Hybrid)
  • WED 5:00 PM-6:30 PM
  • FRI 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
  • SAT 12:00 PM-1:30 PM

Level 2x
$2,705 (35 Weeks – Hybrid)
  • MON 5:00 PM-6:30 PM
  • THU 5:45 PM-7:15 PM
  • SAT 12:00 PM-1:30 PM

Level 3
$4,022 (35 Weeks)
Technique Classes
  • TUE 7:00 PM-8:30 PM
  • THU 5:45 PM-7:15 PM
  • FRI 5:00 PM-6:30 PM
  • SAT 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Pre-Pointe Classes
  • TUE 8:30 PM-9:00 PM
  • FRI 6:30 PM-7:30 PM
  • SAT 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Level 3X
$4,022 (35 Weeks)
Technique Classes
  • TUE 5:00 PM-6:30 PM
  • THU 5:00 PM-6:30 PM
  • FRI 5:00 PM-6:30 PM
  • SAT 9:00 AM-10:30 AM
Pointe & Variations Classes
  • THU 6:30 PM-7:30 PM
  • SAT 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
  • SAT 11:30 AM-12:00 PM
Boys’ Classes
  • TUE 7:45 PM-8:45 PM
  • THU 7:45 PM-8:45 PM

Level 4
$4,264 (35 Weeks)
  • MON 5:30 PM-7:00 PM
  • WED 7:00 PM-8:30 PM
  • FRI 6:00 PM-7:30 PM
  • SAT 9:00 AM-10:30 AM
Pointe & Variations Classes
  • MON 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
  • WED 8:30 PM-9:00 PM
  • FRI 7:30 PM-8:30 PM
  • SAT 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Boys’ Classes
  • TUE 7:45 PM-8:45 PM
  • THU 7:45 PM-8:45 PM
  • FRI 8:00 PM-9:00 PM

Level 4X
$4,264 (35 Weeks)
  • MON 7:00 PM-8:30 PM
  • WED 5:30 PM-7:00 PM
  • FRI 6:00 PM-7:30 PM
  • SAT9:00 AM-10:30 AM
Pointe & Variations Classes
  • MON 8:30 PM-9:00 PM
  • WED 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
  • FRI 7:30 PM-9:30 PM
  • SAT 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Boys’ Classes
  • TUE 7:45 PM-8:45 PM
  • THU 7:45 PM-8:45 PM
  • FRI 8:00 PM-9:00 PM

Level 5
$5,050 (35 Weeks)
  • MON 6:00 PM-7:30 PM
  • TUE 5:45 PM-7:15 PM
  • WED 6:00 PM-7:30 PM
  • FRI 6:00 PM-7:30 PM
  • SAT 12:00 PM-1:30 PM (Virtual)
Pointe & Variations Classes
  • MON 7:30 PM-9:00 PM
  • WED7:30 PM-9:00 PM
  • FRI 7:30 PM-9:00 PM
  • SAT 1:30 PM-2:30 PM (Virtual)

Level 6
$5,815 (35 Weeks)
  • MON 6:00 PM-7:30 PM
  • TUE 6:00 PM-7:30 PM
  • WED 6:00 PM-7:30 PM
  • THU 6:00 PM-7:30 PM
  • SAT 12:00 PM-1:30 PM (Virtual)
Pointe & Variations Classes
  • MON 7:30 PM-9:00 PM
  • TUE 7:30 PM-8:30 PM
  • WED 7:30 PM-9:00 PM
  • THU 7:30 PM-8:30 PM
  • SAT 1:30 PM-2:30 PM (Virtual)

Preprofessional Program
$5,815 (35 Weeks)
  • MON 8:45 AM-10:15 AM
  • TUE 6:00 PM-7:30 PM
  • WED 8:45 AM-10:15 AM
  • THU 6:00 PM-7:30 PM
  • FRI 8:45 AM-10:15 AM
Pointe & Variations Classes
  • MON 10:15 AM-11:15 AM
  • TUE 7:30 PM-8:30 PM
  • WED 10:15 AM-11:15 AM
  • THU 7:30 PM-8:30 PM
  • FRI 10:15 AM-11:15 AM

Contemporary 1 & 2
Contemporary | $384.00 (30 Weeks – Virtual)

Students need to be enrolled in OBT School and placed in one of the associated Levels.

  • Tuesdays, 6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Contemporary 3, 4, & 5
Contemporary | $609.00 (30 Weeks)

Students need to be enrolled in OBT School and placed in one of the associated Levels.

  • Thursdays, 8:00 PM-9:00 PM