Siobhan Howley

Corps de Ballet

Meet Siobhan

Hometown: Greenbush, NY
Siobhan Howley began training at the Princeton Ballet School at age 10 and studied with such teachers as Kyra Nichols and Maria Youskevitch. She received additional training at Ballet Academy East under Darla Hoover as well as the School of Philadelphia Ballet under Arantxa Ochoa. Siobhan also attended summer programs at Pacific Northwest Ballet School, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Saratoga Summer Dance Intensive, and Kaatsbaan Extreme Ballet. While at Ballet Academy East, Siobhan had the opportunity to perform a soloist role in George Balanchine’s La Source as well as principal roles in works choreographed on her by Margo Sappington and Matthew Neenan. Siobhan joined Philadelphia Ballet as a member of PBII in November 2015. She was promoted to apprentice for our 2016/2017 season and then to corps de ballet for 2017/2018. Her performances have included George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®, The Four Temperaments, and Serenade, as well as Angel Corella’s Don Quixote.


“I loved the stage not because it provided an escape from myself or my humdrum life, but because when the curtain went up I could be whoever I wanted to be, and that was true freedom—to be myself.”
– Suzanne Farrell


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Performance Highlights

With Philadelphia Ballet:

  • Swan Lake (Princess)
  • Le Corsaire (Pirate Woman)
  • Cinderella
  • George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® (Hot Chocolate, Harlequin)
  • Romeo & Juliet (Rosalind)
  • Jewels


  • Western Symphony
  • Square Dance
  • Serenade
  • The Four Temperaments
  • Concerto Barocco
  • Theme and Variations
  • The Cage
  • Glass Pieces
  • DGV


  • Concerto Barocco
  • The Four Temperaments

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