AUDITIONS

Upcoming Auditions

Young Dancer Summer

Dancers Age 6 – 12
If you are interested in attending TPB’s 4-week Young Dancer Summer program, please call 503.452.8448 for placement information.

Summer Ballet Intensive

Dancers Age 11 – 18
If you are interested in attending the 5-week SBI program, July 5 – August 5, please call 503.452.8448 for placement information.

Creative Ballet

Dancers Age 3 – 7
Please call 503.452.8448 for information or click HERE for online enrollment.

2017-18 Curriculum & Career Track
August 15, 2017

Dancers Age 12-22*
Registration – 5:30pm
Class – 6:00 – 8:00pm
*if on pointe, please bring pointe shoes

Dancers Age 8-11*
Registration – 5:30pm
Class – 6:00 – 7:00pm
*if on pointe, please attend earlier audition

NO REGISTRATION FEE

This audition is for NEW students only. Current TPB students or those attending our Summer Intensive are not required to audition in August.

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

 

 

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

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.

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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