Elina "Ballerina" at Oregon Ballet Theatre's SI

"Dear Elina Brein,

Congratulations on your acceptance into Oregon Ballet Theatre School’s 2019 Summer Intensive! We are excited to include you in our very select summer program." - the exciting news we were waiting for from OBT! 

This summer I am attending OBT's 6-week summer intensive and need help raising funds to pay for the expenses required to attend. I plan to use what I learn to help shape my goal of becoming a professional dancer as well as help be an even stronger dancer for Ballet Northwest during my senior year.

My passion in life is dance and attending a summer intensive is one step closer to living out my dream of becoming a professional ballet dancer once graduated from high school in 2020. The following is a break down of the costs associated with this summer intensive: 

Tuition for 6 weeks: $2,930
(¼ tuition + $50  is due March 1, 2019 -- $782-- in order to secure her spot for the summer)

Room and board for 6 weeks in Portland – staying in dorms $3,640

Dance wear/Pointe shoes: $430

Thank you for reading my story and I appreciate any help you can give either through donations or sharing! I will keep everyone updated with pictures and videos throughout my journey as a dancer! 

Sincerely - Elina Brein

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Melinda Brein
Chehalis, WA

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