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Mission Specialists

July 17 - July 21, 2023


Maeve Dougal


ABT® - NTC Artistic Board of Examiners, 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


Charlene Hannibal


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

Camp Overview:

Ballet -  Charlene Hannibal + Maeve Dougal

Contemporary Technique  - Tony Carnell + Audrey Wells

Workshop Masterclasses - Elijah Labay + Jordan Lombardi

Creation - Franco Nieto, Artist Director Open Space

Performance July 21st, 2023


Ages 18+: Designed for aspiring pre-professional and professional dancers. Dancers are welcomed to also take Space Camp I for a full 4 week intensive.

Housing is available!

Portland State University Broadway Hall

$675// Total Housing + Meal Plan

$500// Housing Only


Jordan Lombardi

Ballet I Contemporary I Creation

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


Elijah Labay

Contemporary I Ballet I Creation

Les Ballet Jazz de Montreal, Open Space Summer Artist-In-Resident

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Audrey Wells


Open Space Company Artist, SALT Dance


Tony Carnell


Open Space Company Artist + LED

Open Space Camp Pro
Summer 2023 Application

Applications will be accepted through April 22nd, or until the 20 student capacity is met. Applicants will be notified of acceptance via email and asked to pay tuition ($450) by July 1st, 2023. All classes will take place in-person at Open Space's studio in Portland, Oregon July 17th-21st, 2023. Dancers who attend in person audition on FEB 11th do not need to complete this application to be considered. 

Contemporary Dance Workshops

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