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STEVEN MORSE

SOLOIST
SAN FRANCISCO BALLET

BORN
Harbor City, California

TRAINING
Maple Conservatory of Dance
Lauridsen Ballet Centre
Long Beach Ballet Arts Center
San Francisco Ballet School
San Francisco Ballet School Trainee Program

COMPANY MEMBERSHIP
Joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in 2009
Promoted to soloist in 2017

Steven Morse created roles in Tomasson’s Caprice, Bubeníček’s Fragile Vessels, McIntyre’s Your Flesh Shall Be a Great Poem, Peck’s In the Countenance of Kings, Possokhov’s Optimistic Tragedy, Rhoden’s LET’S BEGIN AT THE END, Scarlett’s Hummingbird, and Thatcher’s Ghost in the Machine and Manifesto. He has danced principal or featured roles in Tomasson’s Nutcracker, Romeo & Juliet, The Sleeping Beauty, and Swan Lake; Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote; Balanchine’s Coppélia and Diamonds; Caniparoli’s Ibsen’s House and Lambarena; Possokhov’s Magrittomania and RAkU; Robbins’ The Cage, Dances at a Gathering, and In the Night; Scarlett’s Fearful Symmetries; and Wheeldon’s Cinderella. His demi-soloist roles include Tomasson’s Haffner Symphony; Balanchine’s Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet, Scotch Symphony, Symphony in C, and Symphony in Three Movements; Nureyev’s Raymonda—Act III, and Wheeldon’s Ghosts.

Also in his repertory are Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante, Prodigal Son, and Theme and Variations; Forsythe’s Artifact Suite; Liang’s Symphonic Dances; Lifar’s Suite en Blanc; Morris’ Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes and Maelstrom; Peck’s Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes; Pita’s Salome; Possokhov’s Classical Symphony, Diving into the Lilacs, Firebird, Fusion, and Swimmer; Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy; Robbins’ The Concert and Glass Pieces; Scarlett’s Frankenstein; Taylor’s Company B; Thatcher’s Stone and Steel; Tomasson’s The Fifth Season and Prism; Wheeldon’s Continuum, Number Nine, Rush, and Within the Golden Hour.

Steven performed at the Rolex Arts Initiative in Mexico City in 2015, in the 2015 film of Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet (Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance), and at the 2014 Youth America Grand Prix Gala in Tampa, Florida.