Photo courtesy San Francisco Ballet // © Erik Tomasson


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THAMIRES CHUVAS

CORPS DE BALLET
SAN FRANCISCO BALLET

BORN
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

TRAINING
Ateliê da Dança
Escola de Ateliê de Dança Maria Olenewa
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

Thamires Chuvas has danced featured roles in Tomasson’s Nutcracker (Spanish and French), Romeo & Juliet (Juliet’s Friends), The Sleeping Beauty (Pas de Six/Gold Fairy and White Cat), and Swan Lake (Aristocrats and Cygnets); Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote (Bridesmaids); and Balanchine’s Coppélia (Swanilda’s Friends and Jesterettes) and Diamonds (soloist). She created a corps couples role in Rhoden’s LET’S BEGIN AT THE END.

Her repertory includes Balanchine’s Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (3rd movement), The Four Temperaments (Sanguinic corps), Rubies, Serenade, the 4th movement and finale from Symphony in C, and Theme and Variations; Cranko’s Onegin; Makarova’s (after Petipa) “The Kingdom of the Shades” from La Bayadère, Act II; Peck’s In the Countenance of Kings; Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy (Piano Concerto #1); Robbins’ The Cage, Glass Pieces, and Opus 19/The Dreamer; Scarlett’s Frankenstein; Thatcher’s Ghost in the Machine; Tomasson’s Giselle (Peasants and Wilis), The Fifth Season, Haffner Symphony, On a Theme of Paganini, and Prism; Welch’s Bespoke; and Wheeldon’s Cinderella (Spring corps).

Thamires danced in the 2015 film of Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet (Juliet’s Friends) in the inaugural season of Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance.