Summer Intensive Auditions


VIRTUAL AUDITION REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Spend your summer with the School of Oregon Ballet Theatre. OBT is excited to welcome students to our incomparable 2021 Summer Intensive. For the safety of our summer student candidates, we will be conducting limited capacity virtual auditions in January & February of 2021, as well as accepting recorded video auditions. We look forward to seeing you during our 2021 Summer Intensive talent search!


2021 Summer Intensive Virtual Auditions

Saturdays from January 16th – February 3rd, 2021

2021 Summer Intensive auditions will be held via zoom. There will be five dates on which auditions will be held: January 16, 23, 30, and February 6 and 13. On each date there will be an audition for 11 to 13 year olds, even those who are on pointe, from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM, and an audition for dancers 14 years old and up from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM. Follow the steps below to preregister to the appropriate age group for one of our virtual audition dates.

Please note each timeframe is limited to 20 participants and you must complete your registration at least 48 hrs prior to the date you’ve selected—don’t wait, register today!

  1. Click Here to Complete our Audition Form 
    *Once completed you will be redirected to complete step 2 and register for one of the dates and times listed below
  2. Register to an Audition Date in the Appropriate Age Group
    *Use the “week” tab at the top of the Mindbody registration page to view more dates
    *Prospective students should audition in the age group they fall into at the time of the audition
  3. Complete payment for the $30 audition fee
    *Once successfully registered, all of the zoom links and audition information will be emailed to you
  4. Submit a headshot and a photo in a dance pose of your choice via e-mail to schoolofobt@obt.org.

 


2021 Summer Intensive Video Auditions

Prospective students may also submit a video audition for our Summer Intensive by following the steps below.

  1. Create your audition video following the video audition guidelines (see below)
  2. Click Here to Complete our Video Audition Form
  3. Complete payment of the $30 application fee
    *The audition form will automatically redirect to our payment system.
  4. Submit a headshot and a photo in a dance pose of your choice via e-mail to schoolofobt@obt.org 

 

Video Audition Guidelines:

  • Videos should show a simple classical ballet variation of the student’s choosing, and be no longer than two minutes.
  • Videos from female applicants must contain pointe work.
  • Videos should not contain verbal instruction or coaching.
  • Please include a link to the student’s audition video in their application. YouTube format is preferred. DVDs cannot be accepted.

International Students

International students may apply for admission using the video audition information as stated above or attend one of our scheduled virtual auditions. International students who are accepted will need to obtain an M-1 visa through Oregon Ballet Theatre School. An M-1 visa allows a student to study in the United States for a specified amount of time exclusively at Oregon Ballet Theatre School.

*Please check for any COVID-19 international and local travel restrictions affecting your country, the USA, and Oregon that may prohibit participation in our Summer Intensive prior to applying.


Summer Intensives Frequently Asked Questions

Have a specific question about Summer Intensives? Please visit our Summer Intensives Frequently Asked Questions page HERE to learn more.

 

Contact us with any questions at schoolofobt@obt.org.