Portland Festival Ballet
While you are here learn about our ballet classes, dance classes, and performances. We offer classes for pre-ballet thru pre-professional levels. Find out more about our 2013-2014 programs.
- PFB Summer Intensives
PFB Summer Intensives
Portland Festival Ballet is home to a wide variety of summer dance opportunities. For the advanced dancer we offer both the Magnus Northwest Dance Summer Intensive, June 15-July 12, and the PFB Advanced Senior Intensive, July 14-August 8. We offer the PFB Intermediate Senior Intensive, July 14-August 8, for dancers still working on advancing their strength and pointe work. For our younger dancers, ages 7-12, we offer the Junior Intensive, August 11-12. Auditions for dancers 12 years old and up were on Sunday, January 26. If you missed the audition you may schedule a placement class or send an audition video.
- Summer Fairy Tale Adventures
Summer Fairy Tale Adventures
For our dancers age 3-12 we offer a fun and exciting dance opportunity each year. Dancers who participate in the Fairy Tale Adventure program have the opportunity to learn ballet, jazz and musical theater dance. At the end of each week dancers hold a performance, complete with costumes, props and a cake celebration. Choose between Swan Princess, August 11-15; 12 Dancing Princesses, August 18-21; or our popular musical-theater-based Broadway Dance Camp, August 25-29.
- Alice in Wonderland
NEW THIS SPRING: Portland Festival Ballet will present Alice in Wonderland, a new ballet with original choreography by PFB Artistic Director John Magnus.
Alice in Wonderland will be performed May 9th and 10th in Portland State University's Lincoln Hall. Ticket information coming soon!
- Portland Festival Ballet trainees – our pre-professional dancers – spend many hours taking direction. Now they have a chance to switch sides. On March 2, the trainees will present “Bloom,” six examples of their own choreography. In more role-switching, the choreographers will perform in one another’s pieces. Themes range from Megan McGarry’s “Legions,” about team unity and strength and featuring the entire ...