Upcoming Auditions



For 2nd Semester Curriculum and Summer Intensive 2020.

January 20, 2020
Ages 11 – 22

Curriculum Program • Ages 8-18

Career Track Program • Ages 14-22
Program for career focused dancers

The Portland Ballet will hold auditions on January 20 for its 2nd Semester Curriculum & Career Track classes and the 2020 Summer Ballet Intensive.

Auditions will be held at TPB’s studio, 6250 SW Capitol Highway.

This audition is for NEW students only, age 11-22. 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.

Audition Times 

Age: 11 – 22
Registration: Noon
Class: 12:30 to 2:30pm

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

Now accepting video auditions for the 2020 Summer Ballet Intensive.

For registration, call 503.452.8448 for information.

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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