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


Jonathan Stafford

Started dance training at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet at age of 8.  Attended SAB Summer Course at ages 15 and 16.  Enrolled at SAB as a full-time student in 1997.  Joined NYCB in 1999; promoted to soloist in 2006 and principal in 2007.  Invited to guest teach at SAB in 2006 and appointed faculty member in 2007.

Photo © Rosalie O'Connor