The Portland Ballet holds auditions and offers free pre-ballet classes

The Portland Ballet holds auditions

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

This audition is for NEW students only, ages 11-22. Current TPB students are not required to audition. Students younger than 11 can audition during a regularly scheduled class. 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. TPB is devoted to nurturing, student-centered ballet training.

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

NO REGISTRATION FEE.

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

More information: theportlandballet.orgtheportlandballet.org/classes/auditions/, 503.452.8448

The Portland Ballet School,Classes
The Portland Ballet School,Classes

The Portland Ballet also presents a series of free pre-ballet classes in January for ages 6-9. Each series is three classes held once a week at TPB’s studio, 6250 S.W. Capitol Highway.

The free pre classes introduce young dancers to the fundamentals of ballet and help them decide if ballet is right for them. TPB welcomes all new dancers in these commitment-free series with the goal of giving students the basic foundations and an appreciation of dance. The classes develop motor skills, creativity, confidence, social skills, balance, focus, and flexibility, all in a safe and non-competitive environment. TPB is devoted to nurturing, student-centered ballet training.

The final class acts as a placement assessment for the Curriculum Ballet program. Students must attend the full series (all three classes) but are not required to pay an audition fee. Parents who wish to enroll their children must complete a Registration Form. Class sizes are limited, and they may be cancelled if they do not meet minimum enrollment.

Dates and times: Saturdays, January 12, 19, 26, 2019, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. and 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Dress code:
-Girls: Pink tights, pink ballet shoes and a leotard of any color. No skirts or tutus.
-Boys: Black tights, a white T-shirt and black ballet shoes.

To register: theportlandballet.org or 503.452.8448

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