Summer Intensive


June 28 – August 6, 2021

Audition Registration Now Open!

 

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.


2021 Summer Intensive Dates

6 Week Session – $2,760.00

June 28th, 2021 to August 6th, 2021

4 Week Session – $1,852.00 

June 28th, 2021 to July 23rd, 2021

2 Week Session – $948.00

July 26th, 2021 to August 6th, 2021 

OBT School is currently planning for an in-person & online hybrid program, with hopes for fully in-person programs at our beautiful Portland waterfront studios. The pricing above reflects a ~ 25hr/wk hybrid program.

Should we have a fully in-person 25hr/wk program the pricing will be adjusted as follows: 6 week – $3,450.00| 4 week – $2,315.00 | 2 week – $1,185.00


2021 ALL VIRTUAL Summer Intensive option

New this Summer! In addition to our regular Summer Intensive programing, we have added an all-virtual option for those unable to participate in person. Students may sign up for all 6 weeks of the program, or customize your schedule from any of the 6 weeks.

Tuition is $391 for each one-week session. Sign up by clicking the appropriate link.

Special Registration Instructions:
FIRST: Click Here to complete our Summer Intensive registration waiver and handbook
SECOND: After completing the Summer Intensive registration form → Click the appropriate Level below → Click “Sign Up Now” on the preferred week → Click “Myself or Someone Else” → Enter the participant name → Click “Enroll” → Click “Check Out” → Click “Place Order”

Level 3
Level 4
Level 5
Level 6
Level 6X


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

Due to challenges and safety concerns from COVID-19, we are unable to provide housing opportunities for our 2021 Summer Intensive.

 

Contact us with any questions

503.227.6890schoolofobt@obt.org