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Corps de Ballet

Samantha Bristow

Samantha Bristow

Biography

  • Born

    Media, Pennsylvania

  • Training

    The Rock School for Dance Education
    San Francisco Ballet School
    San Francisco Ballet School Trainee Program, 2013–2014

  • San Francisco Ballet

    Named an apprentice in 2014
    Joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in 2015

Tomasson

Don Quixote (Seguidilla, Gitanos, Fandangos, Driads, and Bridesmaids)

The Fifth Season 

Giselle (Giselle’s Friends, Peasants, and Wilis)

Haffner Symphony

Nutcracker (Party Guests, Snowflakes, Spanish, French, and Flowers)

On a Theme of Paganini

Prism

Romeo & Juliet (Juliet’s Friends, Citizens of Verona, and Ballroom Ladies)

The Sleeping Beauty (Little Lilacs, Garland Dance, Nymphs, Polonaise, and Silver Fairy)

Swan Lake (Aristocrats, Peasants, Swans, Czardas corps, and corps de ballet)

 

Balanchine

Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (3rd movement)

Coppélia (Swanilda’s Friends, Brides, and War and Discord corps)

Diamonds

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Titania’s Retinue, Hippolyta’s Hounds, and Courtiers)

Rubies

Serenade

Stravinsky Violin Concerto

 

King

The Collective Agreement (originated)

 

Lander

Etudes (excerpt) (Ladies in Black)

 

Liang

The Infinite Ocean

 

Neumeier

The Little Mermaid (Passengers on the Ship and Wedding Guests)

 

Makarova (after Petipa)

La Bayadère, Act II (“The Kingdom of the Shades”)

 

Marston

Snowblind

 

Morris

Sandpaper Ballet

 

Peck

In the Countenance of Kings

 

Pita

Björk Ballet

 

Possokhov

Swimmer

 

Ratmansky

Piano Concerto #1 in Shostakovich Trilogy

 

Robbins

Glass Pieces

 

Scarlett

Frankenstein

 

Thatcher

Otherness (originated)

 

Wheeldon

Cinderella (Puppeteers, Spring corps, Summer corps, Bird Ladies, and Courtiers)

 

Q&A

I love San Francisco because…

There’s nothing like a San Francisco sunset.