Hugo Marchand Étoile
Ballet of the Opera

© Matthew Brookes / OnP


2007 : After winning the First Prize at the CNR (national conservatory) in Nantes, he enters the Paris Opera Ballet School.

2011 : He joins the Paris Opera Corps de ballet.

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

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

2016 : Promoted to "Premier danseur".

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

2018 : Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe: Arts & Culture.

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 March 3rd 2017, he is named "Étoile".

As part of the Paris Opera Ballet’s official tours, he has performed in Spain (Madrid/ 2019), the United States (New York/ 2017), Japan (Tokyo/ 2017 and 2020).

Parcours d'Étoile : HUGO MARCHAND

Currently in

  • Palais Garnier
  • from 24 October to 10 November 2023
  • Palais Garnier
  • from 08 to 31 December 2023
  • Opéra Bastille
  • from 21 March to 24 April 2024

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