Sasha De Sola  
Organization: San Francisco Ballet (USA)

Position: Principal

Years: 2017

Awards: World International Ballet Competition silver medal, Varna International Ballet Competition bronze medal

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Sasha De Sola created principal or ensemble roles in Caniparoli’s Tears, McIntyre’s Your Flesh Shall Be a Great Poem, Rhoden’s LET’S BEGIN AT THE END, Scarlett’s Hummingbird, Thatcher’s Ghost in the Machine, Welch’s Bespoke, and Wheeldon’s Bound To.

She has performed principal or featured roles in Tomasson’s Giselle (Myrtha), Nutcracker (Queen of the Snow, Sugar Plum Fairy, and Grand Pas de Deux Ballerina), The Sleeping Beauty (Aurora); Swan Lake, On a Theme of Paganini, Prism, and Trio; Balanchine’s Coppélia (Waltz of the Hours soloist and Dawn), Diamonds, Divertimento No. 15, Serenade (Russian Girl), and Symphony in Three Movements; Caniparoli’s Ibsen’s House; Cranko’s Onegin (Olga); Liang’s Symphonic Dances; Lifar’s Suite en Blanc; Makarova’s (after Petipa) “The Kingdom of the Shades” from La Bayadère, Act II; Nureyev’s Raymonda—Act III; Pas de Deux from Le Corsaire; Possokhov’s Classical Symphony, Firebird (Princess), and Fusion; Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy; Robbins’ Dances at a Gathering, Fancy Free, Glass Pieces, In the Night, and Other Dances; Scarlett’s Fearful Symmetries and Frankenstein (Justine Moritz); and Wheeldon’s Cinderella (Stepsister Edwina), Ghosts, Rush, and Within the Golden Hour.

Her repertory includes Balanchine’s Agon, Emeralds, Rubies, Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Symphony in C, and Theme and Variations; Forsythe’s Artifact Suite, Pas/Parts 2016, and The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude; McGregor’s Borderlands; Morris’ Maelstrom; Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid; Possokhov’s The Rite of Spring; Robbins’ The Concert and West Side Story Suite; and Thatcher’s Stone and Steel.

Sasha received silver and bronze medals at the World International Ballet Competition and Varna International Ballet Competition, respectively.