Schandorff, Silja

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Silja Schandorff Biography

Notable: Born 1969; Royal Danish Ballet

Silja Schandorff was born in Denmark in 1969. She trained at the Ballet School of the Royal Theatre. Joined the Royal Danish Ballet in 1985, where she was appointed soloist in 1991 and principal in 1992.

Repertoire includes:

  • Odette/Odile in Swan Lake
  • Aurora in Sleeping Beauty
  • Kitri in Don Quixote
  • The title roles in Manon, La Sylphide and Giselle
  • Hippolyta and Titania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • The Death in Serait-ce Le Mort and Therpsichore in Apollon
  • Further she has danced major roles in In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, Agon, Allegro Brilliante, Yesterday, Witness, Gaité Parisienne and Suite en Blanc