This is Ty Parmenter’s 5th Season since returning to Festival Ballet Providence after having been with the company from 2003-2006. After leaving the company in 2006 he went on to dance with Hubbard Street 2, Dominic Walsh Dance Theater and BalletMet Columbus as well performed as a guest artist with Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, New Choreographers Initiative, and Les Grands Ballet Canadiens. In 2006, he performed in the Würzburg Mozart Festival in Germany. Mr. Parmenter has been fortunate enough to create works with leading choreographers such as James Kudelka, Edwaard Liang, Dominic Walsh, Andrea Miller, Christian Spuck, Gabrielle Lamb and Viktor Plotnikov. He has also had the pleasure of performing works by Balanchine, Christopher Wheeldon, Mauro Bigonzetti, Matthew Bourne, Gustavo Ramirez Sansano and Alejandro Cerrudo.
Ty is also a choreographer having created works on the company and FBP school. In 2012, Mr. Parmenter was awarded the Columbus Dances Fellowship from the Greater Columbus Arts Council for his piece There is Silence.