OREGON BALLET THEATRE

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AUDITIONS

OREGON BALLET THEATRE
818 SE Sixth Avenue / Portland, OR 97214
(Between Belmont and Morrison)
Administration: 503.227.0977


ADVANCED LEVEL MALE DANCERS NEEDED FOR OREGON BALLET THEATRE'S JUNIOR COMPANY OBT2
Posted 8/6/15

Generous Weekly Stipend / September 2015 - May 2016
Applications Due No Later Than Friday, August 21st

Oregon Ballet Theatre (OBT) is seeking advanced level male dancers for positions in its newly launched junior company, OBT2. This pre-professional ensemble offers many performance opportunities including: OBT2 performances, the School of Oregon Ballet Theatre's Annual Performance, and performances with Oregon Ballet Theatre. OBT2 is a pre-professional training ground for dancers aspiring to professional ballet careers whether with Oregon Ballet Theatre or other nationally acclaimed companies. Select members of the ensemble receive a generous weekly stipend from September 8, 2015 - May 28, 2016.

Interested applicants must be no older than 21 years of age on 12/31/15 and submit their picture, resume, and audition video link to SOBT no later than Friday August 21st. The video should not exceed 10 minutes and must include a classical variation and/or performance clip.

Submissions should be emailed to: schoolofobt@obt.org Please include "OBT2 Male Dancer Application" in the subject line. OBT2 is located in Portland, Oregon. If accepted, dancers must be prepared to begin Monday, September 8, 2015.


DANCERS


For questions, contact Tracey Sartorio at tracey.sartorio@obt.org or 503.227.0977. For Company submissions, send materials to Rehearsal Director Lisa Kipp at auditions@obt.org.


ORCHESTRA


OBT will hold auditions for the following orchestra positions on a future 2015 date to be determined.

  • Assistant Concertmaster
  • Tutti Violin I (1 expanded core)

Should a current OBT musician win the audition, the resulting vacancy may be offered to a runner-up.

To express interest in auditioning please send a one page resume to:
Oregon Ballet Theatre
Orchestra Personnel Manager
818 SE 6th Ave
Portland, OR 97214

Violinists, please specify the position(s) for which you wish to be considered.
No phone calls please. Resume receipt will be confirmed via email/phone. 

Please bookmark this webpage as information, including audition repertoire, will be updated as it becomes available.

OBT Orchestra is a per service orchestra and is used in at least two productions (including The Nutcracker) per season.

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