Agnes Su

Principal Dancer

Agnes Su

Principal Dancer
On stage at Stuttgarter Ballett Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Swan Lake
Fri 31. May / 19:00
Opernhaus / Introduction at foyer 1st floor (in German) 18:15
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Agnes Su was born in Newport Beach, California, USA and grew up in San Clemente and Irvine, California. She received her first ballet lessons at the Pacific Coast Academy of Dance in San Clemente before she went to the Southland Ballet Academy. In 2010 she came to the John Cranko Schule in Stuttgart where she graduated in 2013. During her last year at the Academy of the John Cranko Schule she already danced in several productions of the Stuttgart Ballet in the Corps de ballet.

In the years 2008 to 2011 she took part in the Youth American Grand Prix. In 2009 she won the Hope Award at the Regionals in Huntington, in 2011 the Junior Grand Prix at the regionals in San Diego.

In the season 2013/14 Agnes Su became an apprentice with the Stuttgart Ballet, one season later she was taken into the Corps de ballet. In January 2017 she was promoted to Demi Soloist, in the 2019/20 season to Soloist. In November 2021 she was promoted to Principal Dancer.
Portrait Agnes Su
© Carlos Quezada
Photo Carlos Quezada
Ch: John Cranko
D: Agnes Su
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Ch: John Cranko
D: Agnes Su
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Don Quixote
Ch: Maximiliano Guerra
D: Agnes Su, Ensemble
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The Sleeping Beauty
Chr.: Marcia Haydée
D: Agnes Su, Adhonay Soares da Silva
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Out of Breath
Chr.: Johan Inger
D: Agnes Su
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Chr.: Akram Khan
D: Agnes Su
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Große Fuge
Chr: Hans van Manen
D: Agnes Su, Ciro Ernesto Mansilla
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Ch: Hans van Manen
D: Agnes Su
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Leading Roles and Solo Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • Adagio Hammerklavier (Hans van Manen)
  • Aurora's Nap (Johan Inger): Aurora
  • Blake Works I (William Forsythe)
  • Brouillards (John Cranko): Les fées sont d'exquisites danseuses
  • Concerto (Kenneth MacMillan): Pas de deux
  • Don Quijote (Maximiliano Guerra): Eva, Mercedes, Queen of the Dryads
  • Faun (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui)
  • Firebird (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui)
  • Forgotten Land (Jiří Kylián): Couple in Grey
  • Große Fuge (Hans van Manen)
  • Holberg Pas de deux (John Cranko)
  • Initials R.B.M.E. (John Cranko): B., Solo role in the 2nd movement
  • Kaash (Akram Khan): Solo role
  • Kammerballett (Hans van Manen)
  • Kingdom of Shades, from: La Bayadère (Natalia Makarova after Marius Petipa): Nikija, 3rd variation
  • Krabat (Demis Volpi): Kantorka, Pumphutt
  • Le Chant du Rossignol (Marco Goecke)
  • Le Jeune Homme et La Mort (Roland Petit)
  • Le Spectre de la Rose (Marco Goecke)
  • Mayerling (Kenneth MacMillan): Baroness Mary Vetsera
  • Neurons (Katarzyna Kozielska)
  • One of a Kind (Jiří Kylián): female leading role a.o.
  • Onegin (John Cranko): Tatjana
  • Out of Breath (Johan Inger)
  • Petite Mort (Jiří Kylián)
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko): Juliet, Gypsy, Carnival dance
  • Self-Deceit (Vittoria Girelli)
  • Seventh Symphony (Uwe Scholz): Female Leading Role, Solo Role
  • Ssss... (Edward Clug)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko): Odette/Odile, big Swan, Pas de six
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier): Manon Lescaut
  • The Nutcracker (Edward Clug): Clara
  • The Second Detail (William Forsythe)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée after Marius Petipa): Aurora, Ruby, Wisdom Fairy, Blue Bird´s Princess, Cat
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko): Katharina, Pas de six

Specially created Roles
  • A. Memory (Katarzyna Kozielska)
  • Aftermath (Demis Volpi)
  • Aurora's Nap (Johan Inger): Lilac Fairy
  • Bite (Katarzyna Kozielska)
  • Cassiopeia's Garden (Christian Spuck)
  • Dark Glow (Katarzyna Kozielska)
  • Lamento (Andreas Heise)
  • Lost Room (Fabio Adorisio)
  • Lucid Dream (Marco Goecke)
  • Naiad (Douglas Lee)
  • Nuda (Fabio Adorisio)
  • Petals (Louis Stiens)
  • Qi (Louis Stiens)
  • Reflection/s (Roman Novitzky): Solo

Specially created Roles at Noverre-Society: Young Choreographers
  • … wie zwei Finger an der Hand (Roman Novitzky)
  • Ansia (Fabio Adorisio)
  • Arpatruf (Shaked Heller)
  • Bridges (David Moore)
  • Devenire anima (Aurora De Mori)
  • Fences (Tadayoshi Kokeguchi)
  • Haven (Richard Chappell)
  • If only (Ruiqi Yang)
  • Quintessenz der Vielfalt (Aurora De Mori)
  • White Light (Agnes Su)

Corps de ballet Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • A Streetcar named Desire (John Neumeier)
  • Don Quijote (Maximiliano Guerra)
  • Giselle (after Coralli, Perrot, Petipa)
  • Kingdom of Shades, from: La Bayadère (Natalia Makarova after Marius Petipa)
  • Krabat (Demis Volpi)
  • L'Estro Armonico (John Cranko)
  • Leonce and Lena (Christian Spuck)
  • Lulu. A Monstre Tragedy (Christian Spuck)
  • Onegin (John Cranko)
  • Orphée et Euridice (Staging, Choreography: Christian Spuck)
  • Poème de l´Extase (John Cranko)
  • Requiem (Kenneth MacMillan)
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko)
  • Salome (Demis Volpi)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko)
  • Symphony in C (George Balanchine)
  • The Four Temperaments (George Balanchine)
  • The Lady and the Fool (John Cranko)
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée)
  • The Song of the Earth (Kenneth MacMillan)
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko)

Own Choreographies

White Light World Premiere at Noverre: Young Choreographers on June 5, 2019, Stuttgart Ballet
Resonanz World Premiere during the mixed evening “Response II” on October 30, 2020, Stuttgart Ballet