Oxana Panchenko

Guest Artist

Oxana was born in Russia and trained at Kiev State Ballet school.

She has danced with Kiev National Ballet, English National Ballet, Bayerishes Staatsballett, K Ballet, Balletboyz and Michael Clark Company. In 2002, she won the Time Out Live Award for Outstanding Performance and the following year won Outstanding Female Classical Artist Award at the Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards. Oxana has worked with many outstanding choreographers including Hans Van Manen, Jiri Kylian, William Forsythe, Paul Lightfoot, Charles Linehan, Christopher Wheeldon, Russell Maliphant, Cathy Marston, William Tucket, Liv Lorent, Rafael Bonachela, Ivan Perez, Akram Khan, Robert Cohan and Michael Clark.

Oxana has also performed the role of the Queen in Mathew Bourne’s Swan Lake, guested with Christopher Wheeldon’s company Morphoses in New York, Benjamin Millepied’s company in Lyon and Bayerisches Staatsballett. She came back to Balletboyz performing in Young Men by Ivan Perez in 2015 and in 2016 returned to English National Ballet for R&D for Akram Khan’s Giselle. 

In 2019 Oxana performed in Yorke Dance Project’s TWENTY performing the role of The Girl in Kenneth MacMillan’s Playground and Robert Cohan’s Communion. In Summer 2019 Oxana performed in Falling Man by Dane Hurst and Tom Rowland at Wilton’s Music Hall.