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Dores André created roles in Forsythe’s Pas/Parts 2016, Jenkins’ Thread, Peck’s Hurry up we are dreaming, In the Countenance of Kings, Rodeo, Scarlett’s Fearful Symmetries, and Thatcher’s Manifesto. Among her major roles are Myrtha in Tomasson’s Giselle; Grand Pas de Deux Ballerina and Sugar Plum Fairy in Tomasson’s Nutcracker; Mercedes in Tomasson/Possokhov’sDon Quixote; Juliet in Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet; Swanilda in Balanchine’s Coppélia; Olga in Cranko’s Onegin; and Cinderella and Stepsister Clementine in Wheeldon’s Cinderella.
Dores has danced featured or principal roles in Romeo and Juliette,Tomasson’s 7 for Eight, Criss-Cross, The Fifth Season, Haffner Symphony, The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, and Trio; Balanchine’s Coppelia, Agon, Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet, Divertimento No. 15, Emeralds,Scotch Symphony, and Serenade; Bubeníček’s Fragile Vessels; Caniparoli’s Ibsen’s House and Lambarena; Fokine’s Petrouchka; Forsythe’s The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude; Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid; Kobborg’s Les Lutins; Lifar’s Suite en Blanc; Makarova’s (after Petipa) “The Kingdom of the Shades” from La Bayadère, Act II; Nureyev’s Raymonda—Act III; Page’s Guide to Strange Places; Pita’s Salome (Salome); Possokhov’s Classical Symphony, Firebird, Fusion, Magrittomania, The Rite of Spring, and Swimmer; Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy; Robbins’ Dances at a Gathering, Glass Pieces, In the Night, and West Side Story Suite; Scarlett’s Frankenstein (Elizabeth Lavenza), Hummingbird, and Fearful Symmetries; and Wheeldon’s Cinderella, Carousel (A Dance), Ghosts, Rush, and Within the Golden Hour. Her repertory includes ballets by Bintley, Elo, Kudelka, Liang, McGregor, and Morris, among others.
Dores danced in the 2015 film of Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet as part of the inaugural season of Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance.
Dores Andre appears through the courtesy of San Francisco Ballet, Helgi Tomasson, Artistic Director.