Our Supporters

Many people help turn our students’ dreams into reality.
To each and every one of you, we say thank you.


Elisabeth and William D. Armstrong
The Armstrong Apprentice Fund

Ms. Laura Clifford
Sponsor of SAB’s 2019-2020 Emerging Choreographers Program 
(Student Choreography Showing and Winter Ball piece d’occasion)

Mrs. Frederick Baekeland
Robert M. Brenner
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
Geoffrey C. Hughes Foundation
Judith McDonough Kaminski
Carolyn Wright-Lewis and Edward Lewis
Barbara Ritchin
The Billy Rose Foundation
Barbara Slifka
Barbara and John Vogelstein
Laura Zeckendorf

Lead supporters of SAB scholarships and student life programming

Nancy and Duncan MacMillan
Naomi Seligman and Ernest M. von Simson
Digital Initiatives

Toe Shoe Fund

The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation
Cultural Program and “Beauty of Ballet” Lecture-Demonstrations

The Hearst Foundations
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF)
Diversity Initiative

Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation
Female Choreography Project

The Ford Foundation
The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation
Lincoln Center, Inc.
The Ambrose Monell Foundation
The Shubert Foundation

Lead supporters of SAB general operations

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Mae L. Wien

Mae L. Wien Awards

The Mae L. Wien Awards were established at the School of American Ballet by Lawrence A. Wien with his daughters and their families to honor Mrs. Wien, a great devotee of ballet who was also deeply interested in young people. Each year a handful of students are chosen to receive awards for their outstanding promise and a faculty member is honored for his or her distinguished service.

Learn more about the Wien Family and view past awardees