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
School of American Ballet Appoints New Leaders
Darla Hoover is to be chair of faculty and Aesha Ash will fill the newly created position of associate chair.
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National Visiting Fellows
SAB is now accepting applications for the 2022-23 National Fellowship Program.
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Weekly classes for 4, 5 and young 6 year olds highlighting introductory ballet, creative movement, classical music appreciation are offered each fall and winter. No previous training is necessary.
BEHIND THE SCENES AT SAB
Our Wonderful Workshop Weekend
Nothing quite compares to witnessing an SAB Workshop Performance in person, but we’ve assembled a handful of photos – from the wings to the stage – that capture the magic of the performances better than anything we could put into words….
Photo Gallery: Celebrating 50 Years of Suki Schorer
Just before our Workshop Performances, we invited School of American Ballet alumni to join us in our Lincoln Center studios to celebrate and toast Suki Schorer’s 50th anniversary of teaching at SAB. See a gallery of pictures from all our celebrations of Suki Schorer!