Auditions

Annual Spring and Summer auditions are held for the professional Polaris Dance Company, the pre-professional Polaris Junior Company, the youth Neo Company and Summer Programming. Stay tuned for updates!

Polaris Dance Company Audition

Professional Dance Company

Audition Dates

» Saturday, February 25th: 1:00pm – 3:00pm | Polaris Dance Theatre, 1826 NW 18th Ave. Portland OR 97209
» Saturday, March 11th: 11:00am – 1:00pm | Western Oregon University – HWC302, 345 N. Monmouth Ave, Monmouth OR 97361
» Saturday, March 18th: 2:00pm – 4:00pm | Velocity – Kawasaki Studio, 1621 12 Ave Seattle WA
» Saturday, April 8th: 1:00pm – 3:00pm | Polaris Dance Theatre, 1826 NW 18th Ave. Portland OR 97209

AUDITION INFO & Required Materials

» Fee: $25
» RSVP to M’Liss Quinnly at mliss@polarisdance.org by February 11th or March 25th
» Submission Materials (Save as single PDF doc with your first & last name as the title of the doc)

  1. Headshot
  2. Resume
  3. Video Reel (YouTube links only, please)

Junior Company Audition

Pre-Professional Company | Ages 13 - 18

AUDITION DATE

» Saturday,  March 11th: 1:00pm – 2:30pm

AUDITION INFO & Required materials

» Fee: $15
» RSVPto M’Liss Quinnly at mliss@polarisdance.org by February 25th
» Audition required. If you cannot make the audition date, email M’Liss Quinnly to reschedule.
» Submission Materials (Save as single PDF doc with your first & last name as the title of the doc)

  1. Headshot
  2. Resume
  3. Video Reel (YouTube links only, please)

Advanced Dance Lab

July 24 - August 4, 2017 | Monday – Friday | 12:00pm – 6:00pm

AUDITION REQUIRED

Our outstanding faculty has designed this program to specifically work with advanced pre-professional and professional dancers ages 14+ to help strengthen and hone existing skills and technique in multiple disciplines of dance challenging and preparing participants both physically and mentally for a career in dance.

AUDITION DATES

» Saturday, February 25th: 1:00pm – 3:00pm | Polaris Dance Theatre, 1826 NW 18th Ave. Portland OR 97209
» Saturday, March 11th: 11:00am – 1:00pm | Western Oregon University – HWC302, 345 N. Monmouth Ave, Monmouth OR 97361
» Saturday, March 18th: 2:00pm – 4:00pm | Velocity – Kawasaki Studio, 1621 12 Ave Seattle WA
» Saturday, April 8th: 1:00pm – 3:00pm | Polaris Dance Theatre, 1826 NW 18th Ave. Portland OR 97209

SUMMER ADVANCED DANCE LAB is designed to help dancers to refine their instrument through multiple avenues of dance disciplines led by professional dancers and instructors with multi-years experience in their fields. This collection of master classes during the intensive will include Ballet, Horton, Graham, Limon/release technique, floor work, aerial, classical, contemporary partnering and  improvisational concepts. The lab experience will help put into practice real world concepts and principles of advanced tools and techniques that are very seldom taught or discussed in dance classes due to time constraints and other various reasons.  Instructors will take an in-depth look at the kinetic, organic and non-organic movement principles with in these various techniques and movement styles.