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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

  • San Francisco Ballet

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

Helgi Tomasson

Caprice (soloist)

Criss-Cross

Don Quixote (Toreadors, Gypsies, and Fandango)

Giselle (Peasants)

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

Prism

Romeo & Juliet (Paris 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


George Balanchine

Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet 

Coppélia (Villagers and War and Discord corps)

Diamonds

The Four Temperaments

Prodigal Son

Scotch Symphony

Serenade

Stravinsky Violin Concerto

Theme and Variations 


Val Caniparoli

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

Lambarena


John Cranko

Onegin


William Forsythe

Pas/Parts 2016


Edwaard Liang

The Infinite Ocean (originated)

Symphonic Dances


Serge Lifar

Suite en Blanc


Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

Guernica (originated)


Mark Morris

Beaux

Maelstrom


Rudolf Nureyev

Raymonda—Act III (Hungarian)


Ashley Page

Guide to Strange Places (Soloist couple)


Justin Peck

Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes


Arthur Pita

Salome (Hostages and originated a Guards role)


Yuri Possokhov

Firebird (Monsters)

Magrittomania

Optimistic Tragedy (originated an Eight Sailors role)

RAkU (Warriors)

The Rite of Spring

Swimmer (Waiters and corps)


Alexei Ratmansky

Symphony #9 and Piano Concerto #1 in Shostakovich Trilogy


Jerome Robbins

The Cage (1st Intruder)

Fancy Free (Bartender)

Glass Pieces


Liam Scarlett

Frankenstein 

Hummingbird


Myles Thatcher

Otherness (originated)


Christopher Wheeldon

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

Ghost

Within the Golden Hour

Danced in the 2015 film of Helgi 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.