- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Ateliê da Dança
Escola de Ateliê de Dança Maria Olenewa
San Francisco Ballet School
San Francisco Ballet School Trainee Program
- Company Membership
Named an apprentice in 2014
Joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in 2015
Thamires Chuvas has danced featured roles in Tomasson’s Nutcracker (Spanish and French), Romeo & Juliet (Juliet’s Friends), and Swan Lake (Aristocrats and Cygnets); Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote (Bridesmaids); and Balanchine’s Coppélia (Swanilda’s Friends and Jesterettes) and Diamonds (soloist).
Her repertory includes Balanchine’s Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (3rd movement), The Four Temperaments (Sanguinic corps), Rubies, Serenade, the 4th movement and finale from Symphony in C, and Theme and Variations; Cranko’s Onegin; Makarova’s (after Petipa) “The Kingdom of the Shades” from La Bayadère, Act II; Peck’s In the Countenance of Kings; Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy (Piano Concerto #1); Robbins’ Glass Pieces; Scarlett’s Frankenstein; Thatcher’s Ghost in the Machine; Tomasson’s Giselle (Peasants and Wilis), The Fifth Season, Haffner Symphony, and Prism; and Wheeldon’s Cinderella (Spring corps).
Thamires 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.
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.