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

2021 Audition for 11-18 Year Olds

SAB is pleased to hold an audition this September 10 beginning at 3 p.m. for 11-18 year olds with previous experience. Applicants should sign up for hour-long audition slots based on their age. Audition times are posted below. Note these times have been adjusted as of 9/2 to accommodate additional applicants. All applicants who registered prior to 9/2 should have received an email with their assigned arrival and audition time. Please contact with questions. 

Friday, September 10, 2021

3:00 p.m. – 15-18 year olds
4:00 p.m. – 15-18 year olds
5:00 p.m. – 13-14 year olds FULL*
6:00 p.m. – 11-12 year olds
7:00 p.m. – 11-12 year olds

Applicants should audition with the age group that corresponds with their age on the day of the audition. Pre-registration is required for this audition. Because of health and safety protocols related to the Coronavirus pandemic, walk-in applicants with NOT be allowed to audition. The deadline to pre-register is 5:00 PM ET Wednesday, September 8, or when capacity is reached.  Registered applicants should to refer to their emails for their confirmed audition and check-in time.

Before registering for the audition, please review important information below along with the Frequently Asked Questions specific to this September audition.

Pre-registration is no longer available for this audition.  Please contact with questions. 

Important Audition Information

  • All applicants age 12 and up as of 8/1/21 MUST be vaccinated against COVID-19 and should have received their second shot no later than 9/5/21. You may upload a copy of your vaccine card with the audition pre-registration form, or if you are still in the process of receiving your vaccination, you may provide an image of your vaccine card to SAB prior to the audition date. SAB will communicate instructions to registered applicants who do not include a vaccine card with their registration form. Please see the FAQ for more information on SAB’s vaccination requirement for the 2021-22 Winter Term, including vaccination deadlines for 11 year olds turning 12 after August 1.
  • To ensure the health and safety of our applicants, faculty and staff, guardians and caregivers will not be allowed to accompany applicants into SAB’s facilities. Check-in and pick up will take place at the entrance to the Samuel B. and David Rose Building at Lincoln Center (165 W. 65th Street). Detailed instructions will be sent to registered applicants prior to the audition date. Please review the audition FAQ for additional health and safety protocols, including mask wearing, that will be in effect for the audition.
  • Proof of Age: Applicants must provide proof of birthdate on the audition pre-registration form. You are required to upload an image of the applicant’s birth certificate or passportin order to submit the form.
  • As a general rule, recommendation letters, photographs and resumes are not accepted at auditions.
  • All girls should bring pointe shoes to the audition. Please read the FAQ for additional audition dress code information.
  • Applicants should plan to arrive up to 30 minutes prior to their audition time. Detailed arrival timing instructions will be sent to applicants prior to the audition.
  • Observation of auditions is not permitted
  • 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.
  • Pre-paid audition fees are non-refundable. We regret that refunds cannot be provided to applicants who register for an audition at SAB but are unable to attend.
Please read the audition FAQ

Audition Pre-registration

Pre-registration is no longer available for this audition.  Please contact with questions.