Joshua Grant | Soloist

Joshua Grant is from Niceville, Florida. He trained at Northwest Florida Ballet, Harid Conservatory, and Pacific Northwest Ballet School, and he attended summer courses at Virginia School of the Arts, the Rock School, Harid Conservatory, and Pacific Northwest Ballet School. Mr. Grant joined Pacific Northwest Ballet as an apprentice in 2001 and was promoted to corps de ballet in 2002. In 2004, he joined National Ballet of Canada, and in 2006, he joined Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. He performed as a principal dancer with Trockadero until 2011, when he rejoined Pacific Northwest Ballet as a member of the corps de ballet. Mr. Grant was promoted to soloist in 2015.

In addition to his PNB repertory, Mr. Grant performed leading roles with Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo in Chopiniana, Gaîté Parisienne, Giselle, Go for Barocco, Majisimas, Paquita, Pas de Quatre, Swan Lake, Trovatiara, Vivaldi Suite, and La Vivandiere. He also performed the solo Dying Swan. With National Ballet of Canada, he performed leading roles in John Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet, Michel Fokine’s Petrushka, and James Kudelka’s Désir and Nutcracker. He also originated the role of the Horse in Kudelka’s An Italian Straw Hat.

Mr. Grant has also performed the Dying Swan as a guest artist on the Titus Command Gala in Dallas and for Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Laugh Out Loud! Festival. In 2008, he performed on the Royal Variety Show at London’s Palladium Theatre in the presence of HRH Prince Charles. In 2021 he choreographed BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS for PNB’s NEXT STEP.

Leading Roles

George Balanchine
Agon
Coppélia (Discord and War)
Emeralds
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® (Cavalier, Mouse King, Hot Chocolate, Mother Ginger)
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Demetrius, Theseus, Cavalier)
Prodigal Son (Father)
Stravinsky Violin Concerto
Symphony in C

Donald Byrd
Love and Loss*

Lew Christensen
Il Distratto

Kyle Davis
A Dark and Lonely Space

Ulysses Dove
Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven

David Dawson
Empire Noir
A Million Kisses to my Skin

William Forsythe
In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated
New Suite

Kiyon Gaines
Sum Stravinsky

Ronald Hynd
The Sleeping Beauty (King, Gold and Silver pas de trois)

Jiri Kylian
Forgotten Land
Petite Mort

Jessica Lang
Her Door to the Sky

José Limón
The Moor’s Pavane

Jean-Christophe Maillot
Roméo et Juliette (Paris)

Peter Martins
Fearful Symmetries

Benjamin Millepied
3 Movements

Margaret Mullin
Lost in Light

Matthew Neenan
Bacchus

Justin Peck
Debonair
In the Countenance of Kings
Year of the Rabbit

Miles Pertl
Wash of Gray*

Crystal Pite
Emergence
Plot Point

Alexei Ratmansky
Concerto DSCH
Pictures at an Exhibition

Jerome Robbins
Dances at a Gathering

Kent Stowell
Carmina Burana
Cinderella (Memory Father)
Nutcracker (Prince)
Swan Lake (Baron von Rothbart)

Susan Stroman
TAKE FIVE…More or Less

Price Suddarth
The Intermission Project*
Signature

Lynne Taylor-Corbett
Ballad of You and Me

Twyla Tharp
Nine Sinatra Songs
Waiting at the Station

Christopher Wheeldon
Tide Harmonic*

* Originated role