Hansuke Yamamoto

Hansuke Yamamoto


  • Born

    Chiba, Japan

  • Training

    Akira Egawa Ballet School
    The Royal Ballet School
    Yuriko Kawaguchi Ballet School

  • San Francisco Ballet

    Joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in 2001
    Promoted to soloist in 2005

  • Other Companies

    The National Ballet of Canada

Helgi Tomasson

7 for Eight 

Caprice (originated)

Chi-Lin (Phoenix)

Concerto Grosso

Don Quixote (Gypsy King)

Giselle (Peasant pas de cinq)

Haffner Symphony

Nutcracker (Dancing Nutcracker, Nutcracker Prince, King of the Snow, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, and Grand Pas de Deux)

On a Theme of Paganini


Le Quattro Stagioni

Romeo & Juliet (Benvolio)

The Sleeping Beauty (The Mongolian Prince, Suitors, Pas de Six/Cavaliers, and Bluebird)

Swan Lake (Act I pas de trois, Aristocrats, Peasants, Russian, and Neapolitan)


Frederick Ashton

Monotones I

Symphonic Variations 


George Balanchine

Agon (2nd pas de trois)

Coppélia (War and Discord soloist)


Divertimento No. 15 (Theme)

Emeralds (pas de trois) 

The Four Temperaments (3rd Theme)


Square Dance

Stars and Stripes (Men’s Regiment and finale)

Stravinsky Violin Concerto

Symphony in C

Symphony in Three Movements

Theme and Variations

Who Cares?


David Bintley

The Dance House


Val Caniparoli



Michel Fokine



Harald Lander

Études (excerpt; Gentlemen)


Edwaard Liang

Symphonic Dances


Serge Lifar 

Suite en Blanc (pas de cinq)


Natalia Makarova after Marius Petipa

Paquita (pas de trois)


Hans van Manen



Cathy Marston

Snowblind (originated)


Mark Morris

Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes 



Sandpaper Ballet 



John Neumeier

The Little Mermaid (Naval Officer)


Rudolf Nureyev

Raymonda—Act III (Grand Pas Classique and pas de quatre)


Justin Peck

Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes (principal and 3 soloist men) and principal in 

Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming (principal)


Arthur Pita

Björk Ballet (originated)

Salome (Hostages)


Yuri Possokhov

Classical Symphony

Diving into the Lilacs

Fusion (principal)

Optimistic Tragedy (Officers)


The Rite of Spring


Alexei Ratmansky

Le Carnaval des Animaux (Horse and Cockerel)

From Foreign Lands

Russian Seasons (Purple Man)

Symphony #9 (Angel)

Chamber Symphony in Shostakovich Trilogy


Jerome Robbins

Dances at a Gathering (Brick)


Glass Pieces

West Side Story Suite


Liam Scarlett

Fearful Symmetries (principal)

Frankenstein (The Professor)

Hummingbird (originated)


Myles Thatcher

Manifesto (principal)


Stanton Welch

Naked (originated)

Tu Tu (2nd movement principal)


Christopher Wheeldon

Cinderella (Benjamin and Spirit of Autumn/Mystery)


Rush (principal)


Renato Zanella




What ballet or role would you like to dance but haven't yet?

Push Comes to Shove by Twyla Tharp.

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