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Corps de Ballet

Thamires Chuvas

Thamires Chuvas

Biography

  • Born

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Training

    Ateliê da Dança
    Escola de Ateliê de Dança Maria Olenewa
    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

  • Other Companies

    Companhia Jovem de Ballet do Rio de Janeiro

Tomasson

Don Quixote (Kitri’s Friends, Seguidilla, Driads, Fandango, and Bridesmaids)

The Fifth Season 

Giselle (Peasants and Wilis)

Haffner Symphony

Nutcracker (Party Guests, Snowflakes, Queen of the Snow, Spanish, Arabian, French, and Flowers)

On a Theme of Paganini 

Prism

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

The Sleeping Beauty (Fairy of Tenderness, Little Lilacs, Garland Dance, Ladies of the Court, Nymphs, Polonaise, Pas de Six/Gold Fairy, Enchanted Princess, and White Cat)

Swan Lake (Aristocrats, Peasants, Swans, Cygnets, and Czardas corps)

 

Balanchine

Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (3rd movement)

Coppélia (Swanilda’s Friends, Brides, and Jesterettes)

Diamonds (Finale; Soloist and corps)

Divertimento No. 15 (Allegro – Corps)

The Four Temperaments (Sanguinic corps) 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Titania’s Retinue/Fairies, Hippolyta’s Hounds)

Rubies

Scotch Symphony

Serenade

Symphony in C (4th movement and finale)

Theme and Variations

 

Cranko

Onegin

 

Lander

Etudes (excerpt) (Ladies in White)

 

Makarova after Petipa

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

 

Morris

Sandpaper Ballet (Ensemble)

 

Neumeier

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

 

Peck

In the Countenance of Kings

 

Pita

Björk Ballet

 

Possokhov

Diving Into the Lilacs (excerpt)

“… two united in a single soul…” (soloist)

 

Ratmansky

Piano Concerto #1 and Chamber Symphony in Shostakovich Trilogy

 

Rhoden

LET’S BEGIN AT THE END (originated corps couples’ role)

 

Robbins

The Cage

Glass Pieces

Opus 19/The Dreamer

 

Scarlett

Frankenstein

 

Thatcher

Ghost in the Machine

 

Welch

Bespoke

 

Wheeldon 

Bound To

Cinderella (Spring/Lightness corps, Puppeteers, Spanish Princess, and Courtiers)

  • Danced in the 2015 film of Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet (Juliet’s Friends) 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?

Being able to come to America and be a part of this company.

IF I WEREN'T A DANCER I'D BE...

Working with fashion.

I LOVE SAN FRANCISCO BECAUSE...

The city is beautiful, and you can be whoever you want and no one is going to judge you.