Born in Buenos Aires Argentina, Ana Sophia Scheller began dancing at the age of six. At the age of 13, she received a scholarship as part of Argentinas National Presidential Prize for Cultural Excellence in Classical Dance for three consecutive years before moving to New York. In 2000, she enrolled as a full time student at the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet. In August 2003 Ms Scheller joined American Ballet Theater Studio Company where she performed featured roles in Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude (Forsythe), Symphony in C and Tarantella (Balanchine).
She joined New York City Ballet as a member of the corps of ballet in April 2004. In December 2006 she was promoted to soloist, then in May 2012 she was made principal with the New York City Ballet. In July 2017 she joined San Francisco Ballet as a principal dancer under the direction of Helgi Tomasson. In September 2019 she joined National Ballet of Ukraine, Kiev as a principal dancer .