Navrin Turnbull, born Sydney, Australia started ballet at age 11 in a small ballet school on the Gold Coast, Queensland. At 15 years, he took part in the Prix de Lausanne where he was offered a scholarship to train at the John Cranko Schule, Stuttgart under the direction of Tadeus Matacz. He studied under the guidance of Dimitri Magitov and Nicola Biasutti. After three years in the school, Navrin graduated in 2018 and accepted a contract at the Wiener Staatsballett, Vienna under the direction of Manuel Legris. At the end of his first season, he was promoted to demi-soloist. Navrin has danced the lead diamond in Jewels (Balanchine), Aminta in Sylvia (Legris), Prinz-Florimund-Variation from Sleeping Beauty Act II (Nureyev), Prince’s friend in Swan Lake (Nureyev), Pastorale The Nutcracker (Nureyev), Donizetti-pas de deux (Legris), Mozart à 2 (Malandain), Franz in Coppélia (Lacotte), and the fourth couple Psalmensymphonie (Jirí Kylián).
Other roles danced as corps de ballet at the Wiener Staatsballett:
A Midsummer Night's Dream (Jorma Elo),
Peer Gynt (Edward Clug)
Giselle (Elena Tschernischova)
Artifact Suite (William Forsythe)
Le Corsaire (Manuel Legris)
Concerto (Kenneth MacMillan)
Le Pavillon d’Armide (John Neumeier)
Le Sacre (John Neumeier)
Since the season 2020-21, Navrin has joined the Bayerisches Staatsballet as a demi-soloist.