Winter Term Auditions for 11-18 Year olds

Winter Term auditions for this age group are held in early September. Those accepted enroll within a week. Applicants in this age group are expected to have previous experience. Students who are between the ages of 12 and 18 are strongly encouraged to audition for SAB’s five-week Summer Course, as that program can be an entry point to the Winter Term.  For more information about SAB’s Summer Course, visit this link


2023 Audition for 11-18 Year Olds

SAB will hold an auditions for the 2023-24 school year for 11-18-year-olds with previous ballet training on the following date:

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

3:30 PM   15-18 year olds
5:00 PM   13-14 year olds
6:00 PM  11-12 year olds

Pre-registration is now closed for this audition.

General Audition Information

  • Proof of Age: Applicants must provide official proof of birth at the time of registration. Only a birth certificate or passport will be acceptable as proof.
  • As a general rule, recommendation letters, photographs and resumes are not accepted at auditions.
  • All applicants ages 12 and older for SAB’s girls’ training track should bring pointe shoes to the audition. Please read the FAQ for additional audition dress code information.
  • The audition fee is $52 for this audition. To ensure that all interested applicants may take advantage of this opportunity, we are offering an alternate audition fee of $10. SAB encourages applicants to choose the audition fee that best matches their capacity.  The application fee selected will have no bearing on the audition results.
  • Audition fees are non-refundable. We regret that refunds cannot be provided to applicants who register for an audition at SAB but are later unable to attend.
  • Observation of auditions is not permitted
  • International applicants interested in applying for the 2023-24 Winter Term should contact for more information before completing a registration form.
  • For the 2023-24 school year, COVID-19 vaccination is required only for students living in our onsite Residence Hall. Vaccination against COVID-19 is strongly recommended for all other day students, but is not required. COVID-19 vaccination status will not be checked at the time of audition. Those accepted to the 2023-24 Winter Term with a place in the Residence Hall will be required to submit proof of vaccination as part of their enrollment. Only medical exemptions will be considered.
  • Audition date and policies are subject to change

Audition Pre-registration

Our pre-registration for the September 2024 fall audition for the 2024-25 Winter Term will open in mid-July of 2024. Please join our mailing list here to be notified when pre-registrations opens.