Paul Knobloch was born in Canberra and began his dance training at the Canberra Dance Development Centre before graduating from The Australian Ballet School with honours in 1997.
Paul joined The Australian Ballet in 2002 and rose to the rank of soloist before embarking on an international career. In 2009 he took up the invitation to join Béjart Ballet Lausanne as a premiere danseur and has performed all over the world as a member of distinguished companies including English National Ballet, West Australian Ballet, Alonzo King LINES Ballet USA and Sydney Dance Company.
Paul has danced many principal and soloist roles in the works of celebrated choreographers and has performed on the most illustrious stages in the world, including Palais Garnier, London Coliseum and Tokyo Bunka Kaikan. He has built a strong identity as both a leading artist and choreographer and has a string of accolades to his name. Paul has caught the eye of many renowned choreographers and has had numerous roles created on him as a dancer; he has also forged his own choreographic voice, creating works for The Australian Ballet, Ballet Victoria and leading schools and institutions across Australia, Canada and the USA. He has had professional teaching appointments at companies including Sydney Dance Company, Bangarra Dance Theatre and Hong Kong Ballet.