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    Date of Birth: 11.07.1986
    Country: Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Position: Principal Dancer of National Ballet of Ukraine
    Instagram: @la_scheller


    Ms. Scheller was the recipient of the Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise in June 2003

        Ana Sophia Scheller began dancing at the age of six. At the age of nine, she started taking Ballet classes with Katty Gallo (former soloist ballet dancer at the Teatro Colon) and Raul Candal (former principal ballet dancer at the Teatro Colon). She was admitted to the institution named Superior de Arte del Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires at the age of 10. At the age of 13, she received a scholarship as part of Argentinas National Presidential Prize for Cultural Excellence in Classical Dance for three consecutive years before moving to New York. In 2000, she enrolled as a full time student at the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet. At SAB MS Scheller performed at the 2002 and 2003 Workshop Performances dancing the principal role in Ballo della Regina and Brahms Schoenberg Quartet third movement (Balanchine) and Aurora in the Wedding Pas de Deux from the Sleeping Beauty (Martins).

        In August 2003 Ms Scheller joined American Ballet Theater Studio Company where she performed featured roles in Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude (Forsythe), Symphony in C and Tarantella (Balanchine).

        She joined New York City Ballet as a member of the corps of ballet in April 2004.In December 2006 she was promoted to soloist, and then in May 2012, she was made principal with the New York City Ballet.

        At the age of 18 she was partnered with Julio Bocca as a principal guest in his farewell world tour in Uruguay, Paraguay, Venezuela and Madrid Spain. In 2012 she guested with Teatro Massimo in Palermo for the production of Cinderella as Cinderella under de Direction of Luciano Canito.

        She is also guest artist in many Galas around the world such as Nureyev Ballet Festival in Kazan (Russia),Gala International del Teatro Colon (Argentina), Gala de Ballet de Buenos Aires, Beijing International Ballet and Choreography Competition, Singapure and many more.

        In July 2017 she joined San Francisco Ballet as a principal dancer under the direction of Helgi Tomasson.

        Ana’s repertory includes d’Amboise’s Tribute; Balanchine’s Apollo, Ballo della Regina, Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet, Cortege Hongrois, Divertimento No. 15, Emeralds, The Four Temperaments, Raymonda Variations, La Sonnambula, La Source, Symphony in C, Symphony in Three Movements, Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2, Tchaikovsky Suite No. 3, La Valse, Vienna Waltzes, Walpurgisnacht Ballet, and Who Cares?; Martins’ A Fool for You; Ratmansky’s Concerto DSCH; Robbins’ 2 & 3 Part Inventions and Interplay; and Wheeldon’s DGV: Danse a Grande Vitesse and Estancia.