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Chairman of Faculty and Artistic Director Peter Martins

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Auditions for 6 to 10 year olds

Each Spring, 6 to 10 year olds are invited to audition for the upcoming Winter Term (which begins in September). Auditions are held at SAB and at Community Audition locations in Brooklyn, Queens, Harlem, Chinatown and the Bronx. No previous training or experience is necessary for children in this age group.

 

2014 AUDITIONS AT SAB

The School will be holding auditions on the following dates in 2014 for the specified age groups:

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - for 9 to 10 year olds

Friday, April 25, 2014 - for 6 year olds  (DATE FULL)

Monday, April 28, 2014 - for 6 year olds (DATE ADDED)

Friday, May 2, 2014 - for 7 & 8 year olds

Auditions begin at 4 p.m each day.  All applicants must pre-register online and schedule a specific audition time on the applicable date.  There is a $35 fee for all auditions at SAB.  You must pay this fee by credit card at the time you submit your pre-registration form.  Please see the bottom of the page for general audition information. 

Note the audition on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 is now closed.
 

CLICK HERE TO PRE-REGISTER FOR AN AUDITION AT SAB

 

2014 COMMUNITY AUDITIONS

Each spring, SAB holds free auditions for 6 to 10 year olds at locations in NYC neighborhoods. The location and dates for the 2014 Community Auditions are as follows:
 

AUDITION LOCTION AUDITION DATE

AUDITION TIMES

HARLEM
Harlem School of the Arts
645 St. Nicholas Avenue
Manhattan
 
Friday, April 4 6:30 p.m. (6 & 7 year olds)
7:00 p.m. (8-10 year olds)
BROOKYLN
Brooklyn Friends School
375 Pearl Street
Downtown Brooklyn
 
Saturday, April 5 2:30 p.m. (6 & 7 year olds)
3:30 p.m. (8-10 year olds)
QUEENS
Frank Sinatra School of the Arts
35-12 35th Avenue
Astoria
 
Sunday, April 6 10:30 a.m. (6 & 7 year olds)
11:30 a.m. (8-10 year olds)
BRONX
Bronx Dance Theatre
585 E. 187th Street, 2nd Floor
 
Sunday, Apri 6 3:30 p.m. (6 & 7 year olds)
4:30 p.m. (8-10 year olds)
CHINATOWN
P.S. 124
40 Division Street
Manhattan
Friday, April 11 6:30 p.m. (6 & 7 year olds)
7:00 p.m. (8-10 year olds)


Online Pre-registration is now closed for all Community auditions.  Applicants are still welcome to register on-site in Chinatown.  Or you can sign up for an audition at SAB using the link above.

 

General Audition information:

  • Audition dress: Girls should wear a leotard or swimsuit and boys should wear shorts and a t-shirt to the auditions. (no long pants)
  • Age eligibility: Children must be 6 years old by September 1 to audition and enroll for the Winter Term beginning the same year.
  • Proof of Age: Applicants must show official proof of birth at the time of the audition. Only a birth certificate or passport will be acceptable as proof.
  • Audition age groups: Children should audition in the age group that corresponds with their age at the time of the audition. All five year olds (who will be six by 9/1/14) should audition in the 6-7 year old group
  • Tuition assistance is available.
  • Winter Term classes begin in mid-September for 8-10 year olds and in early October for 6 & 7 year olds.