Henry Sidford (© Chris Hardy)
Named apprentice in 2011. Joined in 2012.
Henry Sidford, born in Marblehead, Massachusetts, trained at Boston Ballet School and San Francisco Ballet School. He was named an apprentice in 2011 and joined the Company in 2012.
Sidford has danced principal or featured roles in Tomasson’s Nutcracker (Russian, Arabian, Spanish) and Caprice (soloist); Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote (Toreadors); Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments (2nd Theme) and Symphony in Three Movements (demi-soloist); Caniparoli’s Tears (soloist); Lifar’s Suite en Blanc (pas de trois); McGregor’s Borderlands; Nureyev’s Raymonda—Act III (pas de quatre); and Thatcher’s Manifesto (principal). His repertory includes Tomasson’s Giselle, Romeo & Juliet, Criss-Cross (Schoenberg-Handel movement), and Trio; Balanchine’s Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (4th movement), Scotch Symphony, and excerpts from Theme and Variations; Caniparoli’s Lambarena; Cranko’s Onegin; Fokine’s Petrouchka; Morris’ Beaux and Maelstrom; Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid; Possokhov’s Firebird and Swimmer; Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy (Symphony #9), Robbins’ Glass Pieces; and Wheeldon’s Cinderella.
Sidford danced in the 2015 film of Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet (Montague Men) as part of the inaugural season of Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance.
In 2011, Sidford was a finalist at the Prix de Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland.