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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 an 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 Nutcracker (Spanish), Cranko’s Onegin (Nurse and Friend), Wheeldon’s Cinderella (Stepsister Clementine), and Caniparoli’s Ibsen’s House (Rebecca West). 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 Giselle (Giselle’s Friend, Wili, Peasant), Romeo & Juliet, Criss-Cross, and The Fifth Season; Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote (Gypsy); Balanchine’s Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (3rd movement), Divertimento No. 15, The Four Temperaments, Scotch Symphony, and Symphony in Three Movements; Makarova’s (after Petipa) Kingdom of the Shades, Act II from La Bayadère; Morris’ Maelstrom; Nureyev’s Raymonda—Act III; Possokhov’s Firebird and The Rite of Spring; Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy (Chamber Symphony); Robbins’ Glass Pieces; and Wheeldon’s Number Nine.



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