- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Instituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colon
School of American Ballet
- Company Membership
Joined the Company as a principal dancer in 2017
Before joining San Francisco Ballet, Ana Sophia Scheller danced principal or featured roles in Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Hyppolyta) and George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® (Sugarplum Fairy, Dewdrop, Marzipan, and Hot Chocolate) and Martins’ The Sleeping Beauty (Aurora, Vivacity, Courage, Ruby, and Princess Florine) and Swan Lake (pas de trois and pas de quatre). She created featured roles in Barak’s A Simple Symphony, Elo’s Slice to Sharp, and Martins’ Bal de Couture, and created corps de ballet roles in Bigonzetti’s Luce Nascosta, Martins’ Chichester Psalms, and Wheeldon’s Les Carillons and Evenfall.
Ana’s repertory includes d’Amboise’s Tribute; Balanchine’s Apollo, Ballo della Regina, Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (3rd movement), Cortège Hongrois, Divertimento No. 15, Emeralds, The Four Temperaments, Raymonda Variations, La Sonnambula, La Source, Symphony in C (1st and 3rd movements), Symphony in Three Movements, Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2, Tchaikovsky Suite No. 3, La Valse, Vienna Waltzes, Walpurgisnacht Ballet, and Who Cares?; Martins’ A Fool for You; Ratmansky’s Concerto DSCH; Robbins’ 2 & 3 Part Inventions and Interplay; and Wheeldon’s DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse and Estancia.
She received the Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise in 2003 and scholarships for three consecutive years as part of Argentina’s National Presidential Prize for Cultural Excellence in Classical Dance.