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Soloists

Isabella Devivo

Isabella Devivo

Biography

  • BORN

    Great Neck, New York

  • TRAINING

    School of American Ballet
    San Francisco Ballet School
    San Francisco Ballet School Trainee Program

  • SAN FRANCISCO BALLET

    Joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in 2013
    Promoted to soloist in 2017

Helgi Tomasson

Caprice (originated)

Don Quixote (Kitri’s Friends)

The Fifth Season

Giselle (Peasant pas de cinq, Giselle’s Friends, Solo Wili, and Wilis)

Nutcracker (Ballerina Doll, Maid, Queen of the Snow, Snowflakes, Sugar Plum Fairy, Spanish, and Flowers)

Romeo & Juliet (Acrobats and Harlots)

The Sleeping Beauty (Fairy of Serenity, Diamond Fairy, Enchanted Princess, White Cat, and Bluebird pas de deux)

Swan Lake (Act I pas de trois, Cygnets, Swans, Neapolitan, and Russian)

Trio

 

George Balanchine

Allegro Brillante

Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (corps de ballet in 2nd movement pas de deux)

Coppélia (Swanilda’s Friends and Jesterettes)

Divertimento No. 15 (Allegro – Fouetté Woman)

The Four Temperaments (Melancholic demi-soloist and Sanguinic)

Serenade (Russian corps)

Stravinsky Violin Concerto

Theme and Variations

 

Val Caniparoli

Ibsen’s House (Ellida Wangel in “Lady from the Sea”)

Lambarena

Tears (principal)

 

John Cranko

Onegin

 

William Forsythe 

Pas/Parts 2016

 

Harald Lander

Études (excerpt; Ladies in White)

 

Kenneth MacMillan

Concerto (corps de ballet in pas de deux excerpt)

 

Natalia Makarova after Marius Petipa

La Bayadère, Act II (“The Kingdom of the Shades”)

 

Trey McIntyre

Your Flesh Shall Be a Great Poem (originated)

 

Benjamin Millepied

The Chairman Dances—Quartet for Two (originated)

 

Mark Morris

Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes

Maelstrom

 

John Neumeier

The Little Mermaid (Mermaid’s Sisters)

 

Justin Peck

Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming (principal)

In the Countenance of Kings (Quantus and corp)

 

Yuri Possokhov

Classical Symphony

Firebird

Swimmer

 

Alexei Ratmansky

From Foreign Lands (Spanish and Hungarian)

Symphony #9 (principal) and Piano Concerto #1 in Shostakovich Trilogy

 

Dwight Rhoden

LET’S BEGIN AT THE END (originated)

 

Jerome Robbins

Glass Pieces

 

Liam Scarlett

Die Toteninsel (originated)

Fearful Symmetries (principal and corps)

Frankenstein

Hummingbird (principal and soloist)

 

Myles Thatcher

Ghost in the Machine (originated) 

Manifesto (originated)

Stone and Steel

 

Stanton Welch

Bespoke (originated)

 

Christopher Wheeldon

Bound To (originated)

Cinderella (Spirit of Spring/Lightness, Spring corps, Spanish Princess, Balinese Princess’ attendant, and Courtiers)

Rush

George Balanchine

Coppélia 

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker (Marie)

Mozartiana

 

Marius Petipa

Harlequinade

  • Danced the Flower Festival Pas de Deux, Shanghai,  2018.
  • Danced in the 2015 film of Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet in the inaugural season of Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance.
  • Featured in Dance Magazine’s “On the Rise” department, 2014.
  • Performed in the Broadway production of Chita Rivera: A Dancer’s Life.
 

Q&A

What's the hardest part about being a dancer that no one knows?

Staying motivated without being too hard on myself.

What can always make you laugh?

My friends.

I love San Francisco because…

Of its diversity and sense of community.