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

California Workshop

CA Workshop Faculty

Members of SAB’s permanent faculty, under the direction of Chairman of Faculty Peter Martins, conduct the CA Workshop classes.

Katrina Killian rose to the rank of soloist at NYCB, performing a number of principle and soloist roles in ballets by George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, and Peter Martins. Her repertoire over a 15 year career included ballets such as Symphony in Three Movements, Tarantella, and The Sleeping Beauty. Ms. Killian joined SAB’s faculty in 1996. Click here for her full bio.

Darci Kistler, the last ballerina promoted to the rank of principle dancer by George Balanchine at New York City Ballet, was a member of the Company for 30 years (1980-2010). Her repertoire encompassed numerous leading roles in ballets by George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, and Peter Martins, among other notable contemporary choreographers. She has been a member of SAB’s faculty since 1994. Click here for her full bio.

Sheryl Ware was invited at the age of 17 by George Balanchine to join New York City Ballet. During her ten years with the company, she performed in numerous works including Symphony in C, Vienna Waltzes, Raymonda Variations, George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™, Don Quixote, and Swan Lake. She was invited by Peter Martins to join SAB's permanent faculty in 1996. Click here for her full bio.

 

Faculty Subject to change

Photos by Rosalie O'Connor