Sofiane Sylve

Ballet Mistress, Principal




Académie de Dance, France


Isadora Duncan Dance Award for outstanding individual performance in George Balanchine's Symphony in C, danced with the San Francisco Ballet at the Stern Grove Festival, San Francisco, 2011

Acting jobs

Semperoper Ballett (since 2020)
San Francisco Ballet (2008-2020)
New York City Ballet
Dutch National Ballet
Stadttheater Karlsruhe

Sofiane Sylve


Odette/Odile, »Swan Lake«, Juliet, »Romeo & Juliet« (R. Van Dantzig); Cinderella, »Cinderella« (F. Ashton); Myrtha, »Giselle«, Sugar Plum Fairy, Grand Pas de Deux, »Nutcracker«  (H. Tomasson); Tatiana, »Onegin« (J. Cranko); Nikya, »La Bayadére« (N. Makarova); Mercedes, »Don Quixote« (H. Tomasson/J. Possokhov); Prayer, »Coppélia«, »Agon«, »Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet« (4th movement), Emeralds, Rubies, »Diamonds«, »The Four Temperaments«, »Serenade«, »Stravinsky Violin Concerto«, »Symphony in C (2nd movement and finale)«, »Theme and Variations«, »Slaughter on Tenth Avenue«, »Allegro Brillante«, »Ballet Imperial«, »Duo Concertante« (G. Balanchine); »Artifact Suite«, »In The Middle, Somewhat Elevated«, »The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude«, »Pas/Parts« (W. Forsythe); »Suite en Blanc« (S. Lifar); »Etudes« (H. Lander); »Winter Dreams« (K. MacMillan); »Two Pieces for Het (For Rachel)«, »Variations for Two Couples«, »Adagio Hammerklavier« (H. van Manen); »Chroma«, »Eden/Eden« (W. McGregor); »Le Carnaval des Animaux«, »Seven Sonatas«, »Russian Seasons«, »Shostakovich Trilogy (Piano Concerto No. 1)« (A. Ratmansky); »Dances at a Gathering (Green)«, »The Cage«, »Glass Pieces (pas de deux)«, »In the Night« (J. Robbins); »Continuum«, »Ghosts«, »There Where She Loved« (C. Wheeldon)

Sofiane Sylve has taught as a guest faculty member at San Francisco Ballet School for eleven years, as well as at the Ballet West School, Alvin Ailey Dance Company, Alvin Ailey Extension summer program, Ballet MET, Charlotte Ballet and Ballet Society Vancouver. In 2015 she served as teacher/coach at Indianapolis International Ballet Competition in Indianapolis, Indiana and California Dance Classic Competition in Los Angeles.