- 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), The Sleeping Beauty (Pas de Six/Gold Fairy), 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 King’s The Collective Agreement, Lopez Ochoa’s Guernica, Peck’s In the Countenance of Kings, Scarlett’s Fearful Symmetries, and Thatcher’s Ghost in the Machine and Otherness.
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, On a Theme of Paganini, and Prism; and Wheeldon’s Cinderella (Spring corps and Courtiers).
Emma 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.
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.