Francesco Gabriele Frola was born in Aosta, Italy. He trained at Professione Danza Parma in Italy and at the School of The Hamburg Ballet in Germany. Mr. Frola became an YOU dance Apprentice with The National Ballet of Canada in 2010 and joined the company in 2012.
Mr. Frola’s repertoire includes The Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella,
Don Quixote, The Nutcracker and La Fille
mal gardée. He recently danced in the world premiere of Romeo and Juliet by Alexei Ratmansky and
the North American premiere of Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
In 2012, Mr. Frola won the Silver Medal at the Helsinki
International Ballet Competition. In 2003 and 2006, he received the prize for
Best Male at the Grand Prix Pavlova. Mr. Frola was also a semi-finalist Prix de
Lausanne in 2008 and won the Bronze Medal in the International Ballet
Competition in Cuba in 2010.