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AMI YUKI

CORPS DE BALLET
SAN FRANCISCO BALLET

BORN
Saitama, Japan

TRAINING
Kaneta Kono Ballet Academy
Canada’s National Ballet School
San Francisco Ballet School
San Francisco Ballet School Trainee Program

COMPANY MEMBERSHIP
Named an apprentice in 2014
Joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in 2015

Ami Yuki has danced featured roles in Tomasson’s Nutcracker (Mrs. Stahlbaum, Arabian, and French), Romeo & Juliet (Lady Montague), and Swan Lake (Swan Maidens and Spanish); Balanchine’s Coppélia (War and Discord soloist and Prayer) and Diamonds (soloist); and Wheeldon’s Cinderella (Cinderella’s Mother and Spirit of Winter/Fluidity). She created corps de ballet roles in Peck’s Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming and Pita’s Björk Ballet.

Her repertory includes Balanchine’s Agon, Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (4th movement), The Four Temperaments (Phlegmatic corps), and Theme and Variations; Cranko’s Onegin; Lifar’s Suite en Blanc; Makarova’s (after Petipa) “The Kingdom of the Shades” from La Bayadère, Act II; Morris’ Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes; Peck’s In the Countenance of Kings; Possokhov’s Magrittomania and Swimmer; Robbins’ The Cage, Glass Pieces, and Opus 19/The Dreamer; Scarlett’s Frankenstein; Tomasson’s Giselle (Peasants and Wilis), On a Theme of Paganini, Prism, and The Sleeping Beauty (Garland Dance, Ladies of the Court, Nymphs, and Polonaise); and Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote (Seguidilla, Gypsies, Driads, and Fandango).