Shane Wuerthner (© Chris Hardy)
San Francisco, CA
Joined in 2012.
Shane Wuerthner is a graduate of Washington, D.C.’s Kirov Academy and has performed with the Vienna State Opera Ballet, first as a corps de ballet member and demi-soloist, before being promoted to the rank of soloist in January 2012. A native of San Francisco, Wuerthner has performed a number of principal roles including Albrecht in Tschernischova’s Giselle, Prince Siegfried in Nureyev’s Swan Lake, and Prince Florimund in Wright's Sleeping Beauty. In addition, he has performed a diverse repertoire, in works by George Balanchine, John Cranko, Jorma Elo, Jiri Kylian, John Neumeier, Twyla Tharp, and Renato Zanella.