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, 2019, may audition in the following designated cities on the National Audition Tour: Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Irvine, Los Angeles, Miami, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington, D.C.
  • Students who will be 12 by July 31, 2019, 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 $35*. 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, 2019
Saturday, January 5
Wednesday, January 16

For students who will be 12 as of July 31, 2019:
Saturday, January 5
Wednesday, January 9
Friday, January 11
Wednesday, January 16
Friday, January 25
Wednesday, January 30
        
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.


NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY

The School of American Ballet has a nondiscrimination policy with respect to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School. It does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, sexual orientation, national origin or any other protected characteristic in administration of its education policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs or any other school-administered programs.
 

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