Joshua Grant

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 ChopinianaGaîté ParisienneGiselleGo for BaroccoMajisimasPaquitaPas de QuatreSwan LakeTrovatiaraVivaldi 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.

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
  • Signature
Lynne Taylor-Corbett
  • Ballad of You and Me
Twyla Tharp
  • Nine Sinatra Songs
  • Waiting at the Station
Christopher Wheeldon
  • Tide Harmonic*

* Originated role