Summer Audition Pre-registration Information

Pre-registration is required for all NYC audition dates and optional for National Audition Tour dates. All applicants are strongly encouraged to pre-register. The benefits of pre-registration include access to discounted audition fees, expedited audition results, and priority check-in before on-site applicants at the audition. Those who pre-register but later decide not to attend the audition will not be penalized in any way (but will forfeit any pre-paid audition fees).

Audition Fees

National Audition Tour:  The fee is $38.50 if pre-paid online and $45 if paid at the audition site.
Auditions at SAB in NYC:   The fee is $50 if pre-paid online and $60 if paid at the audition site.

While it is not required that you pay at the time of registration, it is the only way to receive the discount. Applicants will not be able to go online and submit payment after their application has been received. Pre-paid audition fees are not refundable.

Expedited Results Notification

Pre-registered applicants will receive their audition results within a week of their audition date. It may take up to three weeks for on-site/walk-in applicants to receive their audition results.

Pre-registration Information


Families must create an online account to complete the application form. **Note: SAB has implemented a new application and enrollment system with Powerschool as of July 2019. Any login accounts created prior to that date are no longer active.**  Upon clicking the form link, applicants should select the option to create an account. Follow the instructions and create an account for an adult member of your family. You may use the same account to complete applications for additional students. A link to begin a new application will be available upon completion of the application form.

Pre-payment of the audition fee is not required. If you do not wish to pre-pay the audition fee, you must select the “waiver” option when you reach the payment section of the pre-registration form, and enter the waiver code PAYONSITE.   Note that if you choose the waiver option you will owe the non-discounted audition fee at the audition: $45 for National Audition Tour auditions and $60 for Auditions at SAB.

Important Note: If you pay by credit card at the time of pre-registration, the audition fee charge will appear on your statement as POWERSCHOOL MD 512375-4514. You will not see SAB or School of American Ballet on your statement. You may be financially responsible for any fees associated with refuting this charge on your credit card statement. Pre-paid registration fees are not refundable.

You should complete only ONE pre-registration form even if you want to switch audition locations. Please do not attempt to register for auditions in more than one city. If you complete a pre-registration form for one city and later decide that you need to audition in a different city, please contact our audition coordinator by sending e-mail to If you wish to switch from an Audition Tour location to an Audition at SAB in New York, you will be responsible for paying the added NYC Audition fee at the time of your audition.

You should complete only ONE pre-registration form even if you are applying for more than one program. Applicants who will be 10 to 12 years old on July 31 will have the opportunity to apply for one or both Young Dancer Series programs.  Similarly, applicants who will be 12 by July 31 will have the opportunity to apply for the Summer Course only, one or both Young Dancer Series programs only, OR the Summer Course AND one or both Young Dancer Series programs.  SAB will confirm the programs to which you are applying when you check in at your audition.  If there is a discrepancy, you will have the chance to make changes at that time.  Please do not contact us before the audition to change the programs to which you are applying.

Completing a pre-registration form does not obligate you to attend the audition. While SAB hopes that all who preregister will be able to audition, we understand that plans may change. You will not be penalized in any future auditions with SAB for not attending an audition for which you preregistered. Please remember, however, that pre-paid audition fees are non-refundable.


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