AUDITIONS

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Upcoming Auditions ~

Summer Ballet Intensive

If you missed the audition and are interested in attending TPB’s Summer Intensive, please contact the Academy Registrar.

Young Dancer Summer

If you are interested in attending TPB’s 4-week Young Dancer Summer program (ages 6-12), please complete a Registration Form and send to the Academy Registrar for audition consideration.

Dancers Age 3 – 7
Please call 503.452.8448 for placement information.

All auditions held at The Portland Ballet Studios: 6250 SW Capitol Highway

Dancers who are en pointe, please bring pointe shoes to the audition.
Girls: please wear a simple leotard, pink tights and ballet slippers (or, if applicable, pointe shoes)
Boys: please wear black tights, a white t-shirt/leotard and ballet slippers

2017-18 Curriculum & Career Track
Saturday, June 10

Dancers Age 12-22*
Registration – 1:30-2:00pm
Class – 2:00-4:00pm
*if on pointe, please bring pointe shoes

Dancers Age 8-11*
Registration – 4:15-4:45pm
Class – 4:45-5:45pm
*if on pointe, please attend earlier audition

NO REGISTRATION FEE
New and Current TPB students Level 3 & up must attend audition, unless participating in TPB’s Summer Intensive.

Audition forms will be provided at the time of audition, please do not bring resumes or headshots. Digital photos will be taken during registration.

Girls:
 please wear a simple leotard, pink tights and ballet slippers (or, if applicable, pointe shoes)
Boys: please wear black tights, a white t-shirt/leotard and ballet slippers

Video Audition Requirements

Please submit your video with the audition registration form by mail or email to registrar@theportlandballet.org. Dancers must provide a digital headshot along with audition video.

The deadline for Summer Intensive video submissions is FEBRUARY 24, 2017.

Barre Work

(maximum of 5 minutes; only one side need of each combination)
Pliés, tendus, adagio, grands battements

Centre Work

(maximum 10 minutes)
Pirouette combination with pirouettes en-dehors and en-dedans, adagio

Allegro combinations:

Small jumps, petit allegro, medium size allegro, including assemblés, jetés, sissonnes, etc.

Pointe Work

(for ladies currently dancing on pointe)
Warm up échappés, retirés, double pirouettes en-dehors and en-dedans on pointe, fouettés

Men

Include tour en l’air, entre chat six and a la seconde turns, if level applicable.

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