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.EXPLORE OUR IMPACT
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Tickets now available for Winter Ball 2020
Don’t miss this glamorous black-tie dinner-dance featuring a one-time-only performance by SAB students...
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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.
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Lauren Lovette shares her SAB Story
Watch as New York City Ballet Principal Dancer and SAB Alumna, Lauren Lovette, shares a bit about her experience as a student.