The School of American Ballet offers a free community audition for boys and girls ages 6 to 10. Children ages 6 and 7 audition at 6:30 p.m. and children ages 8-10 audition at 7:00 p.m.

No previous dance training is required. Admitted students will begin taking courses at the school's headquarters in Lincoln Center in the fall. Free tuition is available for boys as part of the school's boys Program and financial aid is accessible to girls.

The audition is held at Harlem School of the Arts at 646 St. Nicholas Avenue.