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.

Get to Know Sab

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.

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Happening Now at SAB

SAB presents The Beauty of Ballet

This free Lecture-Demonstration program which is open to the public and presented at NYC neighborhood venues for family audiences in Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Harlem, features advanced SAB students. Audiences are offered a sneak-peek inside SAB’s classroom to witness how students train to become professional dancers.

Become a Ballet Connoisseur with SAB’s new adult education classes

Ballet Connoisseurship is an educational offering for adults providing seasoned ballet goers and newcomers alike with knowledge and perspectives that will enhance their appreciation of ballet. Upcoming courses will explore history, music, choreography and art as it relates to ballet in America with a focus on SAB’s founders George Balanchine & Lincoln Kirstein.

BEHIND THE SCENES AT SAB

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Queens Theatre
We're going to be in Queens this weekend at @queenstheatre for the first of our 2020 Beauty of Ballet performances. This free family program includes a demonstration of ballet barre and technique, plus our students will perform a selection of excerpts from some of the most beloved ballets.
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For more details on all upcoming lecture demonstrations, check out the #LinkInBio!
#ballet #schoolofamericanballet #pointe #dance #SABLecDem #familyevent #performance #insideSAB #BeautyofBallet
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The School of American Ballet
Last Friday our studios were awash with leotards and warm-ups in all shades of pink and red! See how we celebrated Valentine's Day in our new Behind The Scenes blog via the #LinkInBio. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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#ValentinesDay2020 #SchoolofAmericanBallet #ballet #pointe #dance #SABStudioLife
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All last week, our Advanced Men and D Level girls were treated to classes in technique and variations from Aaron Watkin, Artistic Director of Semperoper Ballett in Dresden, and Jason Beechey, (pictured) Rector of the Palucca University of Dance Dresden. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
We're so grateful to both for visiting and sharing their expertise with our students. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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#SchoolofAmericanBallet #ballet #pointe #dance #SABStudioLife
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Queens Theatre
We're going to be in Queens this weekend at @queenstheatre for the first of our 2020 Beauty of Ballet performances. This free family program includes a demonstration of ballet barre and technique, plus our students will perform a selection of excerpts from some of the most beloved ballets.
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For more details on all upcoming lecture demonstrations, check out the #LinkInBio!
#ballet #schoolofamericanballet #pointe #dance #SABLecDem #familyevent #performance #insideSAB #BeautyofBallet
13
The School of American Ballet
Last Friday our studios were awash with leotards and warm-ups in all shades of pink and red! See how we celebrated Valentine's Day in our new Behind The Scenes blog via the #LinkInBio. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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#ValentinesDay2020 #SchoolofAmericanBallet #ballet #pointe #dance #SABStudioLife
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All last week, our Advanced Men and D Level girls were treated to classes in technique and variations from Aaron Watkin, Artistic Director of Semperoper Ballett in Dresden, and Jason Beechey, (pictured) Rector of the Palucca University of Dance Dresden. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
We're so grateful to both for visiting and sharing their expertise with our students. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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#SchoolofAmericanBallet #ballet #pointe #dance #SABStudioLife