Farrah Hirsch

Apprentice

Farrah Hirsch

Apprentice

Vita

Farrah Hirsch was born in Germany but grew up in Arizona, USA. In 2010 she started her ballet training at the Plumb Performing Arts Center in Scottsdale, from 2016 to 2021 she continued her training at the Master Ballet Academy in Scottsdale. In 2021 she came to Stuttgart to study at the John Cranko School from which she graduated in 2023.

She also participated in several competitions. In the years 2018 to 2020 she was invited to the Youth America Grand Prix finals. In 2019 she won the 2nd contemporary prize at a YAGP regional. One year later she won the 2nd classical and contemporary prizes, also in a YAGP regional. In 2020 she was “Runner Up” in the category Teen female and was awarded “Best Dancer” at The Dance Awards.

During the 2023/24 season Farrah Hirsch is an apprentice with the Stuttgart Ballet.
Photo Roman Novitzky

Vita

Solo Roles with the Stuttgarter Ballet
  • Averno (Morgann Runacre-Temple): mother

Specially created Roles
  • Desolation (Justin Padilla)
  • Lacrimosa (Jordan Pelliteri)

Corps de ballet Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • Kingdom of Shades, from: La Bayadère (Natalia Makarova after Marius Petipa)
  • Requiem (Kenneth MacMillan)
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko)
  • The Nutcracker (Edward Clug): a.o. doll
  • The Place of Choice (Roman Novitzky)

Repertoire as student
  • Classical Symphony (Leonid Lawrowski): 1st act
  • Drifting Bones (Alessandro Giaquinto)
  • Giselle (Jules Perrot): Variation 1st act
  • La Esmeralda (Jules Perrot): Variation 3rd act
  • La Nascita di Venere (Emanuele Babici): Thallo
  • Le Talisman (Marius Petipa): Variation
  • Paquita (Marius Petipa): Etoile, Variation
  • Salade (John Cranko)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Marius Petipa): Aurora’s Variation 3rd act, Grand Pas de deux, fairy

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