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
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New York Times: Aesha Ash Takes Her Place at the Head of the Class
This SAB alum and former City Ballet dancer becomes the first Black female member of the School of American Ballet’s permanent...
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Ballet Connoisseurship Fall Courses Now Available
Our online Ballet Connoisseurship courses return this fall with two amazing units of study – Celebrating NYC, Jerome Robbins Style and Comedy in Ballet.
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NYCB’s 2020 Fall Digital Season
New York City Ballet has a robust offering of virtual programming this fall in lieu of their usual performances at Lincoln Center. The latest digital season includes an exciting array of diverse repertory and five world premieres created for the occasion.