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


Auditions for 11 to 18 year olds

All applicants 11-years-old and over are expected to have previous ballet training.   They are auditioned at SAB on the Tuesday after Labor Day. Those accepted begin classes during the same week.  There is a $35 application fee for these auditions.

2014 Winter Term Audition for 11 to 18 year olds

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The audition times for specific age groups are as follows:

3:30 PM - Ages 15-18
4:30 PM - Ages 13-14
5:30 PM - Ages 11-12

Online registration is required for these auditions.  Visit the link below to register now.  A $35 audition fee must be submitted at the time of registration.

>>Register now for the Winter Term audition on Tuesday, September 2.


General Audition Information

  • All applicants must show official proof of birth at the time of the audition. Only a government issued document such as 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 girls should bring pointe shoes to the audition.
  • Observation of auditions is not permitted