Upcoming Auditions



2019 Summer Intensive &
2nd Semester Curriculum Ballet

The Portland Ballet will hold auditions for new students Jan. 21 for its 2019 Summer Intensive, Second Semester Curriculum & Career Track programs. Auditions will be held at TPB’s studio, 6250 SW Capitol Highway. Registration begins at noon. There is NO registration fee. 

This audition is for NEW students only, ages 11-22. Current TPB students are not required to audition. Audition forms will be provided at the time of audition, and digital photos will be taken during registration. Dancers should not bring resumés or headshots. 

Date: Jan. 21, 2019
Registration: Noon
Class: 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Ages: 11-22*

*If on pointe, please bring pointe shoes.
*Students younger than 11 can audition during a regularly scheduled class. Call the studio for more information and class schedules. 


Dress code: 

  •  Girls: A simple leotard, pink tights and ballet slippers (and, if applicable, pointe shoes) 
  •  Boys: 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 by email. 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


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

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