Oscar Fernandez


Maria and Michael Douglass; Monica C. Jones; Self Foundation

Oscar Fernandez is from the village of Santillana de Mar of the state of Cantabria, in the North of Spain. He trained in classical, contemporary and Flamenco dance at the Real Conservatorie of Dance Mariemma in Madrid before joining San Francisco Ballet School on scholarship. He joined Ballet San Jose as Corp member in 2014 where he performed in George Balanchine's Theme and Variations, Jorma Elo's Glow-stop, Karen Gabay's, The Nutcracker, Ben Stevenson Cinderella and Ohad Naharin's Minus 16 among others.

He joined Ballet Memphis in 2016 and performed in Steven McMahon productions, including Romeo in Romeo and Juliet and the Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz, Cavalier in Nutcracker, as well as Spanish, Russian and Arabian. Oscar also has performed in George Balanchine's Square Dance, Reggie Wilson's I Am a Man, Matthew Neenan's Water of the Flowery Mill, and Mark Godden's Midsummer Night's Dream.

Oscar teaches Adult Ballet and Latin Dance in the Ballet Memphis School.

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