- San Francisco, California
- City Ballet School
San Francisco Ballet School
San Francisco Ballet School Trainee Program
- Company Membership
Named an apprentice in 2012
Joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in 2013
Emma Rubinowitz has danced featured roles in Tomasson’s Giselle (Peasant pas de cinq), Nutcracker (Ballerina Doll and Spanish), Romeo & Juliet (Juliet’s Friends), and Swan Lake (Cygnets); Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote (Bridesmaids); Balanchine’s Coppélia (Swanilda’s Friends); Possokhov’s Firebird (Little Princesses); and Scarlett’s Hummingbird (soloist). She created roles in Peck’s In the Countenance of Kings, Scarlett’s Fearful Symmetries, and Thatcher’s Ghost in the Machine.
Her repertory also includes Balanchine’s Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (3rd movement), Diamonds, The Four Temperaments (Sanguinic corps), Rubies, Scotch Symphony, Serenade, Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Symphony in Three Movements, and Theme and Variations; Cranko’s Onegin; Lifar’s Suite en Blanc; Makarova’s (after Petipa) “The Kingdom of the Shades” from La Bayadère, Act II; Nureyev’s Raymonda—Act III (Hungarian); Possokhov’s The Rite of Spring and Swimmer; Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy (Symphony #9 and Chamber Symphony); Robbins’ Glass Pieces; Scarlett’s Frankenstein; Thatcher’s Manifesto; Tomasson’s Criss-Cross (Avison-Scarlatti movement), The Fifth Season, Haffner Symphony, and Prism; and Wheeldon’s Cinderella (Spring corps and Courtiers).
Emma danced in the 2015 film of Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet (Juliet’s Friends) as part of the inaugural season of Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance.
When I'm not working I enjoy...
Hiking, swimming in the ocean, and baking cookies.
If I weren't a dancer I'd be...
I've always dreamed of running a bed and breakfast.
I love San Francisco because...
Every time you climb to the top of a hill, the view is worth it.