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Ellen Rose Hummel

Ellen Rose Hummel

Ellen Rose Hummel (© Chris Hardy)

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Greeneville, South Carolina

Company Membership:

Named apprentice in 2011. Joined in 2012.

Ellen Rose Hummel was born in Greenville, South Carolina, and trained at North Carolina Dance Theatre and San Francisco Ballet School. Named an apprentice in 2011, she joined the Company in 2012.

Hummel has danced principal or featured roles in Tomasson’s Giselle (Giselle’s Friends), Nutcracker (Spanish), and Romeo & Juliet (Harlots); Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote (Gypsy Queen); Cranko’s Onegin (Nurse and Friends); Wheeldon’s Cinderella (Stepsister Clementine); and Caniparoli’s Ibsen’s House (Rebecca West) and Lambarena. She created a principal role in Caniparoli’s Tears and corps de ballet roles in Tomasson’s Caprice and Scarlett’s Hummingbird.

Her repertory includes Tomasson’s Criss-Cross and The Fifth Season; Balanchine’s Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (3rd movement), Divertimento No. 15, The Four Temperaments, Scotch Symphony, Serenade, Symphony in C (4th movement and finale), and Symphony in Three Movements; Makarova’s (after Petipa) “The Kingdom of the Shades” from La Bayadère, Act II; Morris’ Maelstrom; Nureyev’s Raymonda—Act III; Possokhov’s Firebird, The Rite of Spring and Swimmer; Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy (Chamber Symphony); Robbins’ Glass Pieces; Thatcher’s Manifesto; and Wheeldon’s Number Nine and Rush.

In 2015 Hummel performed at Gala de Estrellas de la Danza in Menorca, Spain.

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