Skyla Schreter (© Chris Hardy)
Chappaqua, New York
Joined in 2014.
Skyla Schreter, from Chappaqua, New York, trained at the School of American Ballet (SAB) and privately with Diana White, and attended summer programs at Boston Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Miami City Ballet, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, and Exploring Ballet with Suzanne Farrell. She danced with Boston Ballet II before joining San Francisco Ballet in 2014.
Schreter has danced featured roles in Tomasson’s Giselle (Giselle’s Friends), Nutcracker (French), and Romeo & Juliet (Juliet’s Friends); and Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote (Bridesmaids). Her repertory includes Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments (Melancholic corps), Serenade, the 4th movement and finale from Symphony in C, and excerpts from Theme and Variations; Makarova’s (after Petipa) “The Kingdom of the Shades” from La Bayadère, Act II; Possokhov’s Swimmer; and Robbins’ Glass Pieces. Before joining SF Ballet, Schreter danced featured roles in Balanchine’s Scotch Symphony (Scotch Girl), Martins’ The Waltz Project (Sneaker pas de deux), and Nissinen’s The Nutcracker (Ballerina Doll). Her repertory also includes Ashton’s Cinderella, Balanchine’s Jewels and Symphony in Three Movements, Le Clerc’s La Bayadère, and Lander’s Etudes. She performed numerous children’s roles with New York City Ballet.
Schreter danced in the 2015 film of Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet as part of the inaugural season of Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance. She participated in the Works and Process Series at the Guggenheim Museum and performed in student choreographic workshops and demonstrations for SAB and the New York Choreographic Institute.