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

Admission

Auditions for 11 to 18 year olds

All applicants 11-years-old and over are expected to have previous ballet training.   They are auditioned at SAB on the Tuesday after Labor Day. Those accepted begin classes during the same week.  There is a $35 application fee for auditions held at SAB.

 

General Audition Information

  • All applicants must show official proof of birth at the time of the audition. Only a government issued document such as a birth certificate or passport will be acceptable as proof.
  • As a general rule, recommendation letters, photographs and resumes are not accepted at auditions.
  • All girls should bring pointe shoes to the audition.
  • Observation of auditions is not permitted