alert

Due to inclement weather and hazardous conditions, SAB is closed today, Tuesday, January 27.

A A

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

History

1904

Georgi Melitonovich Balanchivadze is born in St. Petersburg, Russia, on January 22, 1904. He will later become known as "George Balanchine" after moving to western Europe in 1924.