OWEN ONEIL SCARLETT
Owen Scarlett (Long Island, New York) graduated Magna Cum Laude from Point Park University. While attending college, he trained with Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Parsons Dance Company and River North Dance Chicago. As a student, he also had the opportunity to perform at the Joyce Theater and the American College Dance Festival Association.
Owen has performed a diverse variety of works by choreographers such as Ohad Naharin, Fernando Melo, Sidra Bell, Mónica Cervantes, José Limon, Erica Sobol, M arguerite Donlon, Robert Battle, Toru Shimazaki and Shannon Alvis . He wa s a founding member of Visceral Dance Chicago , and performed with the company for four seasons. Aside from his performing experience, he has also extended his craft by creating work for DanceWorks Chicago, Dance in the Parks and Visceral Dance Chicago.
He’s been a guest artist in Thodos Dance Chicago’s "New Dances" and Inaside Chicago Dance’s "Choreographic Sponsorship Event." In 2016, he appeared as a guest on Lifetime’s show “Dance Moms.” Owen has a great compassion for dance, and enjoys giving back to others in the dance community. In 2015, he founded Owen Scarlett Productions, a design and film production company. This company has allowed numerous dancers to market themselves cost effectively. Without the help of his loving family he wouldn’t be where he is today and would like to give them a special thank you.