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

Membership

First Position

 Event co-chairman Danielle Prescod (far right) and friends at The Encore; Photo by Erin Baiano

First Position is a membership group for young professionals ages 21 to 30. Funds raised by First Position events help SAB to continue George Balanchine’s vision to be at the forefront of American ballet.  As thanks for a gift of $100 or more, First Position members will receive advanced notice of special events, including:

 

  • The Encore – the annual Winter Ball after-party.
  • A Fall Affair – a showing of SAB’s Student Choreography Workshop, a program developed by Peter Martins in 1997 to give SAB students their first explorations into the choreographic process, followed by a post-party and a silent auction.
  • Workshop Performance Final Rehearsal – an exclusive preview of SAB students’ one-and-only public showcase, in a final rehearsal supervised by Chairman of Faculty Peter Martins.
  • Plus all the benefits of the membership level you choose. Click here for a full listing of member benefits.
     

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