Summer Intensive


Details and audition information will be available soon.

 

The Summer Intensive is a full­-day program for students ages 12 and older by audition only. It features classes in ballet technique, men’s technique, pointe, variations, repertory, character, modern/contemporary, and related dance styles. Classes such as Pilates, yoga, and strength training are also a part of the summer curriculum as are seminars such as make­up, health and nutrition and dance history.

The faculty includes OBT School’s year-­round professional faculty, members of Oregon Ballet Theatre’s artistic staff, dancers from Oregon Ballet Theatre, as well as various guest teachers.


2022 Summer Intensive Dates

6 Week Session – 

To be announced

4 Week Session – 

To be announced

2 Week Session – 

To be announced


Summer Faculty

  • Natasha Bar — Oregon Ballet Theatre School Faculty
  • Linda Besant — Oregon Ballet Theatre Archivist
  • Sarah Brown – Oregon Ballet Theatre Education & Community Engagement Teaching Artist
  • Phillip Carman — Oregon Ballet Theatre School Faculty
  • LeeWei Chao — Oregon Ballet Theatre School Faculty
  • Xuan Cheng — Oregon Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer
  • Lisa Kipp — Oregon Ballet Theatre Rehearsal Director; former Oregon Ballet Theatre Dancer
  • Elise Legere — Oregon Ballet Theatre School Faculty
  • Ye Li – Former Oregon Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer
  • Alison Roper — Former Oregon Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer; Choreographer
  • Lisa Sundstrom — Former Oregon Ballet Theatre Dancer; Oregon Ballet Theatre School Faculty
  • Katarina Svetlova — Former Oregon Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer
  • Marion Tonner — Oregon Ballet Theatre School Director
  • Robyn Ulibarri – Oregon Ballet Theatre Education & Community Engagement Teaching Artist
  • Allison Wales – Oregon Ballet Theatre Education & Community Engagement Teaching Artist
  • OBT Company Members and distinguished guests

OBT2

Students placed in Level 6 or 6X for OBT School’s Summer Intensive will be considered for OBT2. The OBT2 program is a select group of dancers at the top level of the school who may also work with OBT’s professional company. OBT2 marked its first official year with the 2016/17 season. Dancers who aspire to join this program must attend the Summer Intensive for a minimum of the first 4 weeks of the 2021 program, though 6 weeks is recommended. Admission is based solely on invitation from the Artistic Director and School Director.

Housing

To be announced.

 

Contact us with any questions

503.227.6890schoolofobt@obt.org