Summer Program Auditions


SUBMIT YOUR VIDEO AUDITION TODAY!

April 30th is our recommended submission deadline. Please contact us to initiate your audition process beyond that date.

 

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

Students placed in Level 6 or 6X who attend at least four weeks of OBT School’s Summer Intensive will be considered for OBT2 our phenomenal pre-professional program.

Students currently enrolled in the OBT School do not need to audition for placement in our Summer Programs


2021 Summer Program Video Auditions

Prospective students may opt to submit a video audition for our Summer Programs 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 basic class work or 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.

2021 Summer Program Virtual Auditions

Saturdays from January 16-February 13, 2021

 

  • Auditions will be held via zoom. Each timeframe is limited to 20 participants and you must complete your registration at least 48 hrs prior to the date you have selected.
  • Auditions for ages 11 to 13, including those on pointe, and for ages 14+ will be held on five Saturdays (see below for specific dates and times).
  • Auditions for ages 8-11 for our Junior, Boys’ and Pre-Pointe Intensive will be held on one date, January 23 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM.
  • Auditioning students should wear appropriate ballet attire and adhere to grooming as if attending an audition in person.
  • Students will be notified of audition results by e-mail within two weeks of their audition date.

 

Follow the steps below to register for the appropriate age group for one of our virtual audition dates!

 

  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 for 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 of 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.

 

  • Saturday, January 16
    • 2:30-3:30 PM – Ages 11-13
    • 3:30-5:00 PM – Ages 14+
  • Saturday, January 23  
    • 1:30-2:30 PM – Ages 8-11
    • 2:30-3:30 PM – Ages 11-13
    • 3:30-5:00 PM – Ages 14+
  • Saturday, January 30
    • 2:30-3:30 PM – Ages 11-13
    • 3:30-5:00 PM – Ages 14+
  • Saturday, February 6
    • 2:30-3:30 PM – Ages 11-13
    • 3:30-5:00 PM – Ages 14+
  • Saturday, February 13
    • 2:30-3:30 PM – Ages 11-13
    • 3:30-5:00 PM – Ages 14+

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. 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. Contact the school at schoolofobt@obt.org for more information on the Visa application process.

*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.