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Corps de Ballet

Sean Bennett

Sean Bennett

Biography

  • Born

    San Francisco, California

  • Training

    American Ballet Theatre’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School
    San Francisco Ballet School
    San Francisco Ballet School Trainee Program, 2010–2011

  • San Francisco Ballet

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

Tomasson

Caprice (Soloist)

Criss-Cross

Don Quixote (Toreadors, Gypsies, and Fandango)

Giselle (Peasants)

Nutcracker (Dr. Stahlbaum, Party Guests, King of the Mice, Spanish, Arabian, and Russian)

Prism

Romeo & Juliet (Paris, Ballroom Men, and Capulet Men)

The Sleeping Beauty (Suitors, Gentlemen of the Court, Polonaise, and Puss in Boots)

Swan Lake (Von Rothbart, Peasants, Czardas corps, and Act 3/4 corps)

Trio

 

Balanchine

Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet 

Coppélia (Villagers and War and Discord corps)

Diamonds

The Four Temperaments

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Bottom’s Companions, Courtiers, and Divertissement ensemble)

Prodigal Son

Scotch Symphony

Serenade

Stars & Stripes (Men’s Regiment)

Stravinsky Violin Concerto

Theme and Variations 

 

Caniparoli

Ibsen’s House (The Stranger in “Lady from the Sea”)

Lambarena

 

Cranko

Onegin

 

Forsythe

Pas/Parts 2016

 

Lander

Etudes (excerpt) (Gentlemen)

 

Liang

The Infinite Ocean (originated)

Symphonic Dances

 

Lifar

Suite en Blanc

 

Lopez Ochoa

Guernica (originated)

 

Morris

Beaux

Maelstrom

Sandpaper Ballet

 

Nureyev

Raymonda—Act III (Hungarian)

 

Page

Guide to Strange Places (Soloist couple)

 

Peck

Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes

 

Pita

Salome (Hostages and originated a Guards role)

 

Possokhov

Firebird (Monsters)

Magrittomania

Optimistic Tragedy (originated an Eight Sailors role)

RAkU (Warriors)

The Rite of Spring

Swimmer (Waiters and corps)

 

Ratmansky

Symphony #9 and Piano Concerto #1 in Shostakovich Trilogy

 

Robbins

The Cage (1st Intruder)

Fancy Free (Bartender)

Glass Pieces

 

Scarlett

Frankenstein 

Hummingbird

 

Thatcher

Otherness (originated)

 

Wheeldon

Cinderella (Fates, Puppeteers, Winter corps, Courtiers, and Tree Gnomes)

Ghost

Within the Golden Hour

Danced in the 2015 film of Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet (Capulet Men) in the inaugural season of Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance.

Q&A

What has been your proudest moment as a dancer? Why?

When my family and friends come to watch me.

If I weren’t a dancer I’d be…

A black belt in karate.

What’s your perfect day?

Eating ramen noodles and sitting at a bonfire with a dog, after a long day of adventures and hiking.