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Mission Specialists

June 26 - July 15, 2023

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Audrey Wells

Contemporary | Ballet 

Open Space Company Artist, SALT Contemporary Dance


Tony Carnell

Contemporary I Ballet

Open Space Company Artist, LED


LeeWei Chao


Oregon Ballet Theater

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Charlene Hannibal

Contemporary | Ballet 

Company C, Oregon Ballet Theatre, Founder and Director of The School at Open Space

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Franco Nieto


Artistic Director Open Space,

Former Principal of NW Dance Project


Maeve Dougal


ABT® - NTC Artistic Board of Examiners

Founder and Director of The School at Open Space

Camp Overview:

Ballet -  Jordan Lombardi, Charlene Hannibal, Maeve Dougal, Tony Carnell + LeeWei Chao

Contemporary Technique  -  Elijah Labay, Jordan Lombardi, Audrey Wells + Franco Nieto

Masterclasses - Elijah Labay, Jordan Lombardi, Franco Nieto, Audrey Wells + Tony Carnell

Creation - Elijah Labay + Jordan Lombardi

Performance July 14, 2023

Designed for aspiring pre-professional and professional dancers ages 14+ and 16+. Dancers will be split into two groups in a placement class on the first day of the program.

Housing is available!

Portland State University Broadway Hall

$2100// 3 weeks Housing + Meal Plan

$1600// Housing only

(Students under 18 are required to include a meal plan)


Elijah Labay

Contemporary | Ballet | Creation

Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal,

Open Space Summer Artist-In-Resident


Jordan Lombardi

Ballet | Contemporary | Creation

2010 Miss Dance of America, Bad Boys of Dance,"The Phantom Of The Opera" US Tour 

Open Space Camp I
Summer 2023 Application

Applications will be accepted until April 22nd or until the 40 student capacity is met. Applicants will be notified of acceptance via email and asked to pay tuition ($2,000) by June 1, 2023. All classes will take place in-person at Open Space's studio in Portland, Oregon June 26 - July 15, 2023. Dancers attending the FEB 11 Portland Audition do not need to fill out this application. 

Contemporary Dance Workshops

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