Julia Rowe (© Chris Hardy)
Joined in 2013.
From Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, Julia Rowe trained at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet for 10 years and at San Francisco Ballet School for one year. After dancing with Oregon Ballet Theatre, she joined San Francisco Ballet in 2013.
At San Francisco Ballet, Rowe has danced principal and featured roles in Tomasson’s Giselle (pas de cinq and Solo Wili) Nutcracker (Sugar Plum Fairy, Ballerina Doll, and Spanish), and Romeo & Juliet (Acrobats); Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote (Cupid and Kitri’s Friends); Balanchine’s Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (2nd movement demi-soloist), Serenade; Caniparoli’s Lambarena (principal) and Tears (principal); Forsythe’s The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude; and Wheeldon’s Ghosts (demi-soloist). She created corps de ballet roles in Tomasson’s Caprice and Scarlett’s Hummingbird.
Her repertory includes Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante, The Four Temperaments (Melancholic and Sanguinic demi-soloist), and the 4th movement and finale from Symphony in C (demi-soloist); Makarova’s (after Petipa) “The Kingdom of the Shades” from La Bayadère, Act II; Morris’ Maelstrom; Possokhov’s Firebird; Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy (Symphony #9 and Piano Concerto #2); Robbins’ Glass Pieces; Thatcher’s Manifesto and Stone and Steel; Tomasson’s Trio; and Wheeldon’s Cinderella and Rush.
In 2010, Rowe was nominated for a Princess Grace Award.