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
Happening Now at SAB
The Tiny Dancers Who Make ‘The Nutcracker’ Sparkle
In New York City Ballet’s production this year, the children, most of them new to the show, are back to normal. Pint-size, that...
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Behind the Barre – See the Music
Join us this #GivingTuesday for our second virtual open house — Behind the Barre – See the Music. We’ll take a look at how music shapes dance training in our studios – including a peek a daily classes, a deeper dive into our Student Choreography Workshop, and exclusive interviews with SAB students, faculty, and pianists.
2023 Summer Program Auditions
SAB is excited to once again offer in-person auditions for our 2023 summer programs. Students ages 10-18 are invited to join us at one of 17 audition locations across the country this January. We are also accepting video applications now through January 29. Register or apply today!
BEHIND THE SCENES AT SAB
Little Dancers back in the Studios
Did you know that SAB teaches children as young as four? We were so excited to welcome our youngest students back in-person this fall through the Little Dancers program!