Trygve Cumpston

Corps de Ballet

Trygve Cumpston

Trygve Cumpston. Photo by Karolina Kuras.

Biography

Trygve Cumpston was born in Des Moines, Iowa and trained at the School of Classical Ballet and Dance in Des Moines, Iowa, Orlando Ballet School in Florida and San Francisco Ballet School in California. Mr. Cumpston joined The National Ballet of Canada as a RBC Apprentice in 2012 and became a member of the Corps de Ballet in 2013.

Recently, Mr. Cumpston debuted in the role of Benno in Swan Lake and performed the role of L'Allumeur in the world premiere of Le Petit Prince. His repertoire also includes The Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliet, The Nutcracker, Onegin, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Winter’s Tale, Giselle, Cinderella, Pinocchio, Nijinsky, A Streetcar Named Desire, Manon, La Sylphide, Watch her, Being and Nothingness, The Concert, Allegro Brillante, Opus 19/The Dreamer and Piano Concerto #1.

Quick Facts

Born: Des Moines, Iowa
Trained: School of Classical Ballet and Dance in Des Moines, Iowa, Orlando Ballet School in Florida and San Francisco Ballet School in California
Joined: 2012
Corps de Ballet since: 2013