Matias Oberlin's selection for the Erich Bruhn Prize 2019

Matias Oberlin is a soloist at the Hamburg Ballet since the season 2018/2019. He was born 1996 in Argentina, where he grew up in the small town of San Jerónimo Norte. Little town without a theatre or ballet school. At the advanced age of 12 he started his dance formation at the ballet school of Santa Fe. Three years later, on recommendation and with the support of the Pierino Ambrosoli Foundation, he moved to Hamburg where he graduate at the Hamburg Ballet School in 2014. After only one season as an aspirant he became a valued member of the ballet company in 2015. Matias Oberlin was chosen by John Neumeier in March 2019 to compete for the Erik Bruhn Prize as a promising young dancer.

©Kiran West