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Soloists

Ellen Rose Hummel

Ellen Rose Hummel

Biography

  • BORN

    Greenville, South Carolina

  • TRAINING

    North Carolina Dance Theatre
    San Francisco Ballet School

  • SAN FRANCISCO BALLET

    Named an apprentice in 2011
    Joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in 2012
    Promoted to soloist in 2020

    Photo: Ellen Rose Hummel in Welch's Bespoke // © Erik Tomasson

Q&A

WHAT'S YOUR BIGGEST CHALLENGE AS A DANCER? WHY?

Time. This is such a beautiful but short career.

WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR PROUDEST MOMENT AS A DANCER? WHY?

Joining the Company and getting these amazing opportunities. Having a work made on me and dancing lead roles.

WHAT CAN ALWAYS MAKE YOU LAUGH?

I always get a kick out of being in a situation where I shouldn't be laughing.