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Soloists

Cavan Conley

Cavan Conley

Biography

  • BORN

    Bozeman, Montana

  • TRAINING

    The Harid Conservatory, 2009–2012, with ballet training from Victoria Schneider, Olivier Pardina, and Svetlana Osiyeva
    Nutmeg Conservatory

  • SAN FRANCISCO BALLET

    Joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in 2018
    Promoted to soloist in 2019

  • OTHER COMPANIES

    Tulsa Ballet
    Tulsa Ballet II

    Photo: Cavan Conley in Tomasson's The Fifth Season // © Erik Tomasson

Tomasson

Concerto Grosso

Nutcracker (Dancing Nutcracker, King of Snow, Spanish, Chinese Man, and Russian)

Romeo & Juliet (Acrobats)

 

Balanchine

Diamonds (Finale, Demis)

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Puck, Divertissement Ensemble)

 

Lander

Etudes (Principal, Gentlemen)

 

Liang

The Infinite Ocean

 

McIntyre

The Big Hunger (Principal)

 

Morris

Sandpaper Ballet (Trumpeter, Ensemble)

 

Welch

Bespoke

 

Wheeldon

Cinderella (Spirit of Autumn/Mystery soloist)

 

Angelini

Nutcracker (Nutcracker Prince, Snow Soloist, Waltz, and Russian)

The Sleeping Beauty (Bluebird, Jewels, Fairy Cavalier, and Waltz)

Swan Lake (Prince Siegfried)

 

Balanchine

Serenade (Waltz Couple)

 

Bruce

Rooster (“Fade Away,” “Paint It Black,” and “Rooster”)

 

Caniparoli

Going for Baroque (Red Man)

Lady of the Camellias (Friend 1 and Marguerite’s Suitor)

 

Cannito 

Romeo (originated role of Mercutio)

 

Cerrudo

Extremely Close 

Second to Last (2nd pas de deux)

 

Cong

Blue Flame (originated a 2nd pas de deux role)

Carmina Burana (Bird trio and pas de quatre)

Just Be[autiful] (originated) 

Uniko (originated)

 

Cranko

Onegin (Lensky)

The Taming of the Shrew (Lucentio and Hortensio)

 

Dawson

A Million Kisses to My Skin (2nd couple)

 

Duato

Remansos (Yellow)

 

Ekman

Cacti (Pas de deux)

 

Elo

Creatures of Prometheus (originated a soloist role)

One/End/One (Couple 2)

 

Fonte

Axis Mundie (originated)

Bolero 

Love Notes (Soloist)

 

Hoagland

The Cripple and the Starfish (originated role of Ghost Couple)

Rite of Spring

 

Holmes

Don Quixote (Basilio)

 

Hue

Contrast (originated)

 

Kylián

Petite Mort (4th and 6th pas de deux)

 

Liang

Age of Innocence (4 men)

Romeo and Juliet (Romeo)

 

Lopez Ochoa

Shibuya Blues (originated 3rd pas de deux role)

 

McGregor

Infra (Soloist)

 

Possokhov

Classical Symphony (Soloist and 4 couples)

 

Prokovsky

The Three Musketeers (D’Artagnan and Aramis)

 

Rhoden

Ballad Unto (originated)

 

Stevenson

Cinderella (Dragonfly, Waltz Couple, and Prince’s Friend)

Dracula (Peasant)

 

Taylor

Company B (Johnny)

 

Wheeldon

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Male Fairy and Wedding Couple)

  • Received the Jeannot B. Cerrone Award in 2011.
  • Received the Brian Tippen Award in 2009.
  • Finalist at Youth America Grand Prix in New York City, 2011.
  • Received the Rudolf Nureyev Scholarship, 2010.