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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

Helgi Tomasson

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

The Fifth Season 

Giselle (Peasants and Wilis)

Haffner Symphony

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

On a Theme of Paganini 

Prism

Romeo & Juliet (Juliet’s Friends)

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)

George Balanchine

Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (3rd movement)

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

Diamonds (Soloist)

Divertimento No. 15 (Allegro – Corps)

The Four Temperaments (Sanguinic corps) 

Rubies

Serenade

Symphony in C (4th movement and finale)

Theme and Variations

John Cranko

Onegin

Harald Lander

Études (excerpt) (Ladies in White)

John Neumeier

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

Natalia Makarova after Petipa

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

Justin Peck

In the Countenance of Kings

Arthur Pita

Björk Ballet

Yuri Possokhov

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

Alexei Ratmansky

Piano Concerto #1 and Chamber Symphony in Shostakovich Trilogy

Dwight Rhoden

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

Jerome Robbins

The Cage

Glass Pieces

Opus 19/The Dreamer

Liam Scarlett

Frankenstein

Myles Thatcher

Ghost in the Machine

Stanton Welch

Bespoke

Christopher Wheeldon 

Bound To

Cinderella (Spring corps and corps de ballet)

  • Danced in the 2015 film of Helgi 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.