Xander Parish Guest Artist

Birthplace
East Yorkshire, UK

Training
Royal Ballet School

Current Company
The Mariinsky Theatre

Repertoire includes
Swan Lake
(Prince Siegfried); Giselle (Count Albrecht); The Sleeping Beauty (Prince Désiré); Romeo & Juliet (Romeo); The Nutcracker (The Nutcracker Prince); Schéhérazade (The Golden Slave); Chopiniana (The Poet); Ratmansky’s Anna Karenina (Vronsky); Preljocaj’s Le Parc; Ashton’s Sylvia (Aminta) and Marguerite & Armand (Armand). Balanchine works include Apollo; Jewels (Emeralds and Diamonds), Serenade (Waltz, Elegy) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Demetrius). He has also danced Hans van Manen’s Adagio Hammerklavier and Variations For Two Couples, Millepied’s Without and La nuit s’achève and McGregor’s Infra

English National Ballet
This marks his debut with the Company

Other info
Recipient of the Taglioni Award in the category Best Young Male Dancer (Berlin, 2014); recipient of the Léonide Massine Prize in the category Emerging Talent on the International Scene (Positano, Italy, 2014) and winner of the Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards for  Outstanding Male Performance (Classical) for his performances of Apollo in 2014

Xander is generously supported by The Mariinsky Theatre Trust UK

"Parish is nothing short of superb. Fateyev has turned him into a Russian danseur noble"
The Guardian

Upcoming Performances

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