Oleg Stepanov started his professional dancer career at the age of 23. He studied at Ural State Technical University in Yekaterinburg, but parallel to his work at the steel factory, he trained at Yekaterinburg Center of Contemporary Art. In 2006 he moved to Saint Petersburg to join the Kannon Dance Theatre. Two years later, he joined the Provincial Dances Theatre in Yekaterinburg, where he stayed until 2014.
Oleg Stepanov is a member of GöteborgsOperans Danskompani since July, 2014.