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Johannes Öhman

Born July 1967.
Johannes Öhman started dancing at age 14.
His studies took place at the Royal Swedish ballet school.
Mr.Öhman studied for teachers such as Franchetti, Damianov, Rasch.
“The Royal Swedish Ballet” engaged him in 1987 where he was appointed soloist in 1991.

He won the Paris Opera “Prix Rayonnement” in the 1986 International Paris Competition.
In the same year he was a finalist at The International Ballet Competition in Varna.
He won first price in the Swedish Eurovision competition for young dancers.
Between 1986 – 1988 he was a soloist with the “Basler Ballet”.

Johannes Öhman has worked as a teacher with The Cullberg Ballet, The Academy of Ballet in Stockholm and The Royal Swedish Ballet.

Between 2002- 2007 Johannes Öhman was the Artistic Director of “Stockholm 59° North”, a contemporary group with soloist’s of The Royal Swedish Ballet that has been touring both in Sweden and internationally.

Among the roles Mr. Öhman has performed:
Basil in Don Quixote (Rudolf Nurejev), Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet, Colas in La fille mal gardée ( Frederick Ashton), Benno in Swan Lake(sir Peter Wright), Jester in Swan Lake (Natalie Conus), Puck and Lysander in A midsummer nights dream (John Neumeier), Principal Boy in “Push Comes to Shove” (Tharp), Prodigal Son (Ivo Cramér)

He has also been dancing soloist parts from choreographers such as Ek, Forsythe, Jonsson, Balanchine, Bejart, Kylian.

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Christina Nilssons Gata, 411 04 Göteborg
Telephone (switch) 031–10 80 00
Ticket office & Restaurant 031–13 13 00

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