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Update: SAB will close at 2:30PM today, Monday, January 26. All classes scheduled to begin at 2:30PM or later are canceled.

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

Curriculum

"George Balanchine, inspired by the native athleticism and acrobatic inclination of young Americans, projected the traditions which had formed him towards a new discipline of increased speed and virtuosity. It is his development of contemporary classicism that has distinguished instruction at the School of American Ballet since its inception."
–Lincoln Kirstein