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Founded by George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein
Chairman of Faculty and Artistic Director Peter Martins

The School

The School of American Ballet, established in New York City in 1934 by George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein, is the preeminent ballet academy in the United States today. The peer of state-supported schools in England, France, Denmark and Russia, SAB has trained countless dancers who have gone on to join New York City Ballet and dozens of companies worldwide.

Virtual Tour

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Tour the Lincoln Kirstein Wing and more.

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Screening Room

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Learn more about the School and it's programs.

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