FOUNDED BY GEORGE BALANCHINE, SAB IS THE PREEMINENT BALLET SCHOOL IN THE US.
We train talented dancers from diverse backgrounds for professional careers in ballet while enriching the life of every student.Learn More
Since our founding in 1934
SAB has trained more dancers for careers in professional ballet than any other US school. Alumni comprise more than 95% of New York City Ballet and fill the ranks of companies across the US and around the world. SAB is the future of classical ballet.EXPLORE OUR IMPACT
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Letter to SAB Community in Response to Racist Violence
SAB condemns the continued acts of racist violence and hatred across our city and our country and stands in support of the Asian,...
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April 17 & 24
This free, two-hour virtual experience is a chance for Black dancers and dancers of color to explore and experience the vision, the culture, the community, and the philosophy of SAB and NYCB.
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SAB Trailblazer – Alicia Alonso
Our latest SAB Trailblazer, Alicia Alonso, is an inspiring and profound figure in ballet history. Not only is she remembered for her legendary artistry, longevity as a performer, and immense contribution to ballet in her native Cuba, but also for her battle with chronic vision problems, which never deterred her from continuing to dance.
A Year of Ballet on Zoom – Looking back at our early days of virtual class
As we’ve recently passed the year mark of the pandemic, we’ve been reflecting on the challenges of the past year. In looking back, we came across this compilation, which we made about a year ago when we were first grappling with the idea of teaching ballet remotely.