Satchel Tanner

Demi Soloist

Satchel Tanner

Demi Soloist


Satchel Tanner was born in California (USA) and grew up in Arizona. He started his ballet training in 2007 at the School of Ballet Arizona. As of 2013 he attended the Master Ballet Academy in Scottsdale from which he graduated in 2015. In 2014 he took part in the Beijing International Ballet and Choreography Competition and won the Special Jury Award. One year later he won the first place and a contract with the American Ballet Theatre Studio Company in the Senior Division at the Youth America Grand Prix 2015.

From 2015 to 2016 Satchel Tanner danced with the ABT Studio Company, subsequently he was a member in the Junior Company of the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam. In the 2018/19 season he became a member of Stuttgart Ballet’s Corps de ballet.At the beginning of the 2023/24 season he was promoted to Demi-Soloist.
Photo Roman Novitzky


Solo Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • Adagio Hammerklavier (Hans van Manen)
  • Aurora's Nap (Johan Inger): Galifron
  • Impuls (Roman Novitzky)
  • One of a Kind (Jiří Kylián)
  • Petals (Louis Stiens)
  • Requiem (Kenneth MacMillan): Solo Role
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko): Paris
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier): Manon's admirer
  • The Nutcracker (Edward Clug): Harlequin
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée after Marius Petipa): Cavalier
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko): Pas de six

Specially created Roles
  • The Nutcracker (Edward Clug): mouse

Specially created Roles at Noverre: Young Choreographers
  • Better late than never (Adrian Oldenburger)
  • Je ne regrette rien (Adrian Oldenburger)

Corps de ballet Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • Aurora's Nap (Johan Inger)
  • Bolero (Maurice Béjart)
  • Initials R.B.M.E. (John Cranko)
  • Kaash (Akram Khan)
  • Mayerling (Kenneth MacMillan)
  • Onegin (John Cranko)
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko)
  • Seventh Symphony (Uwe Scholz)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko)
  • Symphony in C (George Balanchine)
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier)
  • The Nutcracker (Edward Clug): guest at the christmas party
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée after Petipa)
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko)

Corps de ballet Roles during his former engagements
  • Bolero (Alexej Ratmansky)
  • Grimm (Marcos Gerris, Ernst Meisner)
  • In the Future (Hans van Manen)
  • La Bayadère (Natalia Makarova after Marius Petipa)
  • Le Corsaire (Adolphe Adam, Ludwig Minkus): Grand Pas de deux
  • Libera (Marco Pelle)
  • Onegin (John Cranko)
  • Visions Fugitives (Hand van Manen)

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