Oscar Nieto

Oscar Nieto is a dancer, vocalist and artistic director of Mozaico Flamenco. Oscar is an internationally recognized artist. He launched his professional career in Antonio Gades’ production of El Amor Brujo at Chicago-Lyric Opera House in 1969. Following the debut performance, he was invited to work with Lola Montes and her Spanish Ballet, and with the José Greco Company.. A tour of Europe with José Antonio Ballet Siluetas took Mr. Nieto to Spain’s Amor de Dios studio in Madrid. Upon his return to North America he worked with Ciro in New Orleans and Chicago. Oscar has made numerous appearances with Alma de España, as well as the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and Boston Ballet to name a few. Mr. Nieto was a recipient of a Canada Council Grant in 1998 which enabled him to spend six months studying and researching the history of flamenco in Spain.