Birthplace
Cali, Colombia

Training
Incolballet (Colombian Institute of classical ballet); Rudra Béjart School, Lausanne (Graham technique; Indian dance; African dance and Flamenco including other disciplines, theatre, kendo, singing and percussion. His teachers included Carolyn Carlson, Mayra Woodruff, Sabitri Savati, Chantala Savati, Azary Plisetsky and Michele Gascard

English National Ballet
Made his debut with the Company as Hilarion in Akram Khan’s Giselle, Autumn 2016

Affiliations
At the invitation of Maurice Béjart he performed at Hamburg Ballet’s 30th Anniversary Gala and in 2004 entered the Béjart Ballet, Lausanne performing with the Company for 12 years. Principal roles and ballets included; Phoenix in Firebird; Tristan and Isolde; Ansi parlait Zarathustra; Song of a Wayfarer; Dionysio; 7 Danses greques; Dialogue de l’Ombre Double; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9; The Rite of Spring; Ballade de la rue Athina; Stravinsky; Heliogabale; Bakthi; La Mort du Tambour; and Parsifal including works by Tony Fabre and Gil Roman. Oscar has also appeared at the Memorial to Gianni Versace; Serata homaggio a Béjart; 30th and 31st World Ballet Festivals, Tokyo; Nureyev’s Gala, 2014; Stuttgart Ballet Gala with Friedemann Vogel and the Ave Maya Gala at the Bolshoi

Other info
Oscar was awarded a BALLET2000 prize (awarded to dancers who have shone with major international companies) at the Palais des Festivals, Cannes 2016

Oscar Chacon is supported by the Aud Jebsen International Talent Programme

""fascinating to watch him dance with so much energy, passion and contagious jubilance, making you shiver with pleasure""
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