New Members, Promotions at San Francisco Ballet
Ten promotions, four new Company members, six apprentices for 2018-19 season
San Francisco Ballet has announced an updated Company roster of dancers for the 2018-2019 season. The transitions include ten promotions, four new Company members, and six apprentices have been . Promotions include Soloist Wei Wang to principal dancer; Corps de Ballet members Benjamin Freemantle, Wona Park, Elizabeth Powell, Henry Sidford, and Lonnie Weeks to soloist, and apprentices Ethan Chudnow, Anatalia Hordov, Carmela Mayo, and Swane Messaoudi have been promoted to the corps de ballet. Russian-native Vladislav Kozlov, formerly with the Bolshoi Ballet, has been appointed soloist. Cavan Conley, Lucas Erni, and Nicolai Gorodiskii have joined the corps de ballet.
Estéban Cuadrado, Max Föllmer, Jasmine Jimison, Joshua Price, Leili Rackow, and Jacob Seltzer of San Francisco Ballet School were named apprentices following the 2018 Student Showcase performances.