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

2022 Audition for 11-18 Year Olds

SAB will hold an audition on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, for the 2022-23 school year for 11-18 year olds with previous experience.  Pre-registration is required for this audition.


Audition Times

2022 Auditions for 11-18 year olds will take place at the following times:

September 6, 2022

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

Applicants should audition in the age group that corresponds to their age on the day of the audition. Pre-registration for this audition is required. Applicants should plan to arrive up to 45 minutes prior to their audition time to check-in and receive their audition number.  This audition is held at SAB’s Lincoln Center headquarters at 165 W. 65th Street in Manhattan. For information about visiting SAB, please visit this link.


General Audition Information

  • All applicants MUST be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Applicants need to have at minimum two doses of an FDA approved COVID-19 vaccine by August 31. Applicants who received their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccination on February 28 or earlier must have received a COVID-19 booster as of August 31. If complete, proof of vaccination should be submitted on the pre-registration form.  Applicants who are in the middle of completing their vaccination may submit their registration without uploading their vaccine card and we will follow up with you directly to collect proof of vaccination. Only medical exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccination policy will be considered.
  • 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 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 2022-23 Winter Term should contact for more information before completing a registration form.
  • Audition date and policies are subject to change

Audition Pre-registration