Francesco Gabriele Frola

Gabriele Frola 2013-14 Photo Credits

Francesco Gabriele Frola, photo Sian Richards. 


Francesco Gabriele Frola was born in Aosta, Italy. He trained at Professione Danza Parma in Italy, The School of The Hamburg Ballet in Germany and at Fomento Artistico Cordobés in Mexico. Mr. Frola joined The National Ballet of Canada as a RBC Apprentice in 2010 and joined the Corps de Ballet in 2012.  

Mr. Frola’s repertoire includes The Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliet, Giselle, Cinderella, Don Quixote, The Nutcracker, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, La Fille mal gardée, Carmen, The Four Seasons and Theme and Variations. He recently danced in the Canadian premiere of Nijinsky by John Neumeier. 

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.