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
Remembering Nancy N. Lassalle
The School of American Ballet mourns the passing of Nancy Lassalle - an advocate, supporter, and partner to the School and NYCB.
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BEHIND THE SCENES AT SAB
Start the School Year with Advice from our New SAB Alumni
What advice would you give your younger self if you could? As we begin the 2021-22 Winter Term we wanted to share what a few of our newest alumni said in answer to that very question.