- Boston, Massachusetts
- Boston Ballet School
San Francisco Ballet School
San Francisco Ballet School Trainee Program
- Company Membership
Named an apprentice in 2011
Joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in 2012
Promoted to soloist in 2018
Elizabeth Powell has performed featured roles in Tomasson’s Giselle (Peasant pas de cinq and Solo Wilis), Haffner Symphony (soloist), Nutcracker (Ballerina Doll, Spanish, Arabian, and French), and Swan Lake (Aristocrats, Swan Maidens, Czardas Princess, and Russian Princess); Balanchine’s Coppélia (Swanilda’s Friends and Brides), Diamonds (soloist), Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (1st and 3rd movement demi-soloist), and Symphony in C (demi-soloist, 4th movement and finale); and Wheeldon’s Cinderella (Stepsister Edwina and Balinese Princess) and Within the Golden Hour. She created roles in Bubeníček’s Fragile Vessels, McGregor’s Borderlands, Millepied’s The Chairman Dances, Scarlett’s Hummingbird (in which she also danced a soloist role), and Tomasson’s Caprice.
Her repertory includes Balanchine’s Agon, Diamonds, The Four Temperaments, Scotch Symphony, Stravinsky Violin Concerto, and Symphony in Three Movements; Cranko’s Onegin (Friends and Tatiana’s double); Lifar’s Suite en Blanc; MacMillan’s Concerto (corps in pas de deux excerpt); Makarova’s (after Petipa) “The Kingdom of the Shades” from La Bayadère, Act II; Nureyev’s Raymonda—Act III (Hungarian); Peck’s In the Countenance of Kings; Possokhov’s Classical Symphony, Firebird (Friends), and Swimmer; Ratmansky’s Le Carnaval des Animaux (Hen), From Foreign Lands (Italian, Polish, and Hungarian), and Shostakovich Trilogy (Piano Concerto #1); Robbins’ Glass Pieces; Scarlett’s Frankenstein; Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet, 7 for Eight, Criss-Cross, The Fifth Season, and Trio; and Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote.
In 2014 Elizabeth performed Kobborg’s Les Lutins at the Despertares Gala in Mexico City. She danced the role of Juliet in Pas de Deux from Romeo and Juliet at the 2013 Florida Classical Ballet Gala.