Founded by George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein
Chairman of Faculty and Artistic Director Peter Martins

Summer Admission

Auditions for International Students

International students (currently living outside of the continental US) who cannot attend one of the School’s auditions in person are invited to submit a video application. The video should be approximately 15 to 20 minutes in length and portray the student in practice clothes (girls in leotard and tights; boys in T-shirt and tights) in an abbreviated class with the full range of barre and center exercise and, for girls, pointe work.

Video applications for international students interested in attending the 2016 Summer Course must be submitted by January 31, 2016.  Applicants are encouraged to submit their video early in this time-frame for best consideration. 

Videos should be submitted to the School via link (URL) to an online video sample. (ie: youtube, vimeo, etc.)   

To submit your video via online link:

– Complete the online application form and include a link to your video

– This form will collect your biographical and contact information as well as information on your previous ballet training.

– At the same time you submit the form, you will also need to pay the $25(USD) application fee online using a credit card. Please be prepared to provide billing information before beginning the application form.

Once you submit the form and see a confirmation screen, your application is complete.

Note, If you are unable to provide a link to an online video sample, please contact auditions@sab.org for alternative submission instructions


>>Submit your online video application form now!


Results for video applications

Application results will be sent via email to the applicant email address provided on the application form.  They will be distributed on a rolling basis beginning January 15 through March 1.  No results will be distributed before January 15.  If you do not receive an email containing your audition results by March 1,  please send an email with the applicant’s name and email address to webhelp@sab.org.


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