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 Beauty of Ballet Community Performances
Join us at our free family program that gives aspiring dancers in our community a glimpse into the beautiful world of ballet.
Sign up and stay informed on all things SAB
Winter Term Auditions for 6-10 Year olds
Pre-registration is now open! These auditions are held at SAB’s headquarters at Lincoln Center as well as at locations in several NYC neighborhoods.
Become a Member
Gain access to exclusive programs designed to provide you with an inside look at the training of America’s finest ballet students. By becoming a Member of the School of American Ballet, you will ensure that the most talented ballet students in the nation have access to the highest level of training, needed scholarship support, state-of-the-art facilities, and unparalleled student services.
BEHIND THE SCENES AT SAB
#SAB90 – Assembling Top Faculty
Read the latest edition of our monthly series, #SAB90, to learn about more early faculty members who laid the groundwork for the School’s legacy.