AUDITIONS

Summer Program Enrollment Information

Limited enrollment is still available for all programs. For placement please complete this registration form and email it to TPB’s registrar or call 503-452-8448.

2022-23 Curriculum and Career Track

Join TPB’s Curriculum and Career Track programs to train with world-class faculty and enjoy frequent performing opportunities in the fall and spring. Learn more here.

Saturday, August 6, 2022

Ages 8 – 11
Check-in: 10:15am
Audition: 10:45 – 11:45am

Ages 12+
Check-in: 11:30am
Audition: 12:00 – 2:00pm

*Pre-registration is required for this audition. Please complete our registration form and submit it to registration@theportlandballet.org.

Audition policies:

Dancers should wear a simple leotard, ballet tights, flat shoes and secure their hair in a bun or wear a fitted leotard or t-shirt, black men’s tights, and flat shoes. No warmups or skirts. Dancers should bring pointe shoes if en pointe.

Covid-19 policies:

At this time, TPB is requiring all of its staff, faculty, pianists, and dancers ages 5+ to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for in-studio participation, so you can count on our commitment to the health and safety of our community. With many of our dancers ineligible to be vaccinated, we thank you for your continued support to keep them healthy and safe.

All auditioning dancers must submit proof of vaccination or reasonable exemption to registration@theportlandballet.org along with their audition registration form.

For questions please contact registration or call 503.452.8448.

 

Video Audition Requirements

Now accepting video auditions for the 2022 summer programs.

For registration and information, email registration@theportlandballet.org.

Barre Work

(maximum of 5 minutes; only one side needed 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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