Hugo Marchand
Étoile

Season 18/19 ArtistBallet of the Opera
© James Bort / OnP

2007 : After winning the First Prize at the CNR in Nantes he enters the Paris Opera Ballet School.

2011 : He joins the Corps de ballet at the age of 18.

2014 : "Coryphée". Bronze medal at the Varna International Dance competition.

2015 : "Sujet". Cercle Carpeaux Prize. AROP Dance Prize. Nominated for the Benois de la Danse Prize.

2016 : "Premier danseur".

2017 : Benois de la Danse Prize, "best dancer" category.

He dances in Violin Concerto, (Balanchine), Pas. / parts (Forsythe), Tar and Feathers, Symphonie de Psaumes (Kylián), James / La Sylphide (Lacotte after Taglioni), Des Grieux / L’Histoire de Manon (MacMillan), L’Anatomie de la sensation (McGregor), Pas de trois / Le Lac des cygnes, Drosselmeyer - Le Prince / The Nutcracker, Solor / La Bayadère, Roméo / Romeo et Juliette (Nureyev), Les Variations Goldberg (Robbins).

Following a performance of La Sylphide (Lacotte, after Taglioni) in which he perfoms the role of James on the stage of the Bunka Kaikan in Tokyo (Japan) on 3 March 2017, he is named "Étoile".

He has since added to his repertoire:

Obéron in Le Songe d’une nuit d’été, La Valse (Balanchine), Herman Schmerman (Forsythe).

Principal creations at the Paris Opera:

Clear, Loud, Bright, Forward (Millepied, 2015), La Nuit s’achève (Millepied, 2016), Duo Concertant (Balanchine, 2016), Blake Works I (Forsythe, 2016), Renaissance (Bertaud, 2017). 

Creations at the Opera

  • Clear, Loud, Bright, Forward

    Millepied - 2015

  • La Nuit s’achève

    Millepied - 2016

  • Duo Concertant

    Balanchine - 2016

  • Blake Works I

    Forsythe - 2016

  • Renaissance

    Bertaud - 2017

  • The Male Dancer

    Pérez - 2018

Currently in

Career history

2007
Enters the Paris Opera Ballet School

2011
Joins the Corps de Ballet          

2014
Coryphée. Bronze medal at the Varna Competition

2015
Sujet
Cercle Carpeaux Award