Summer Dance Intensive Director
Marissa Parmenter danced at Festival Ballet Providence from 2002-2006 and 2014-2017. Her most memorable FBP roles are Pingril, the witch in e Widow’s Broom, the Nurse and Lady Capulet in Romeo & Juliet, Bernarda in House of Bernarda Alba and Saskia in For Saskia. In addition to FBP, she danced for Les Grands Ballet Canadiens de Montreal, Dominic Walsh Dance eater and BalletMet Columbus. She has performed as a guest artist with many companies in the US including Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Terpsicorps eatre of Dance, and Boston Ballet. Ms. Parmenter has been fortunate enough to create works with leading choreographers, Ohad Naharin, James Kudelka, Mauro Bigonzetti, Edwaard Liang, Dominic Walsh and Viktor Plotnikov. She has also had the pleasure of performing works by icons such as Christopher Wheeldon, Jiri Kylian, Balanchine, Sir Frederick Ashton, Jean-Christophe Maillot, Gustavo Ramirez Sansano and Alejandro Cerrudo.
Ms.Parmenter received her MFA from Hollins University in collaboration with the Forsythe Company in 2014. She recently joined the faculty at Boston Conservatory at Berklee College. She is on faculty at FBP School as well as Company Manager, Director of FBP School’s Summer Dance Intensive and Director of Development.