Brent Parolin was born in Prince George, British Columbia and trained at Canada’s National Ballet School and the John Cranko School in Germany. Mr. Parolin danced with Stuttgart Ballet as a Demi Soloist before joining The National Ballet of Canada as a member of the Corps de Ballet in 2014. Mr. Parolin was promoted to Second Soloist in 2015.
Mr. Parolin’s repertoire includes Icicle in The Nutcracker and roles in Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, Onegin, Cinderella, Giselle, The Winter’s Tale, Nijinsky, A Streetcar Named Desire, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Pinocchio, Le Petit Prince, La Sylphide, Manon, Chroma, Carousel (A Dance), Piano Concerto #1, The Four Seasons, Emergence, Cacti, Being and Nothingness and Paz de la Jolla. His repertoire with Stuttgart Ballet includes Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet and Des Grieux in The Lady of the Camellias as well as roles in The Four Temperaments and The Taming of the Shrew.
As a choreographer, Mr. Parolin created three new works for Stuttgart Ballet’s Noverre-Society’s Young Choreographers: Slight Erosion (2010), Absolute (2011) and 3 Grad (2013).
Born: Prince George, British Columbia
Trained: Canada’s National Ballet School and John Cranko School in Stuttgart, Germany
Second Soloist since: 2015