Paris Fitzpatrick

Apprentice
Paris Fitzpatrick

Paris is from Nuneaton and trained at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts. He was a finalist in the BBC Young Dancer Ballet Category 2015. Paris joined Northern Ballet in 2015 and left in 2016.

Learn more about Paris

Where were you born and raised?

In Nuneaton, Warwickshire.

At what age did you start dancing?

At roughly age 5.

Where did you train?

Tring Park School for the Performing Arts.

Awards/nominations/prizes

BBC Young Dancer Ballet Category finalist 2015.

Which Northern Ballet roles would you most like to dance?

The role of Romeo in Massimo Morricone's Romeo & Juliet.

Career/training highlights

Performing a pas de deux on the Royal Albert Hall stage.

What do you like most about being a dancer?

Being able to immerse myself into a role and detach from my normal daily self as well as working alongside others, all reaching for the same goal to better themselves and each other as dancers.

If you could adapt one work into a ballet what would it be?

Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away.

What is your favourite book?

The Shining by Stephen King.

What is your favourite post-show meal?

Steak!

How do you like to relax?

Playing the piano.

If you weren’t a dancer what would you be?

Possibly something rollerblading/skateboarding related which was another passion of mine from a young age.