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

Young Dancer Series

In-Person Auditions

Admission to the Young Dancer Series is by audition only.  If possible, applicants are encouraged to audition in person at one of our National Audition Tour locations or on specified dates at SAB’s headquarters in Manhattan.

 

National Audition Tour

  • Students who will be younger than 12 as of July 31, 2018, may only audition in the following designated cities on the National Audition Tour: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Irvine, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington, D.C.
  • Students who will be 12 by July 31, 2018, may audition at all of the National Audition Tour locations.  
  • Pre-registration is strongly recommended for the National Audition Tour.  Those who pre-register are offered a discounted audition fee of $32*. If you do not pre-pay the fee at the time of pre-registration, the cost is $45*.
    *A $5 adminstrative fee will be added for 12-year-old applicants applying to both the Young Dancer Series AND the 5-week Summer Course in NYC.

▸ Click to view National Audition Tour dates and locations

 

Auditions at SAB

SAB holds Summer Program auditions in New York City by appointment on specific days in January.  The following dates include time slots for Young Dancer applicants.

For students who will be younger than 12 as of July 31, 2018
Monday, January 8
Saturday, January 27

For students who will be 12 as of July 31, 2018:
Wednesday, January 3
Friday, January 5
Monday, January 8
Wednesday, January 10
Friday, January 19
Wednesday, January 24
 Friday, January 26
Saturday, January 27
        
Pre-registration is required for all auditions taking place at SAB.  Those who pre-pay the fee when they submit the pre-registration form receive a discounted audition fee of $45*.  If you do not pre-pay the fee at the time of pre-registration, the cost is $60*.
*A $5 administrative fee will be added for applicants applying to both Young Dancer Series AND 5-week Summer Course in NYC.

▸ Click here for more information on Auditions at SAB

If applicants are unable to attend an in-person audition on the National Audition Tour or at SAB in New York, they are invited to apply by video for the Young Dancer Series.  Click here for more information on applying by video.

 

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