Oleksy Skalun was born in Odessa. He graduated from the Kiev Choreographic College in 2008 and worked at the Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet theatre from 2008 to 2011 and the Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet theatre from 2011 to 2014.
He has toured internationally to Spain, South Korea and China.
In 2014 he became a member of the ballet company of the State Primorsky Opera and Ballet Theatre, and since 2016 has been a member of the ballet company of the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre.
Repertoire at the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Giselle (Pas de Deux, courtiers), choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa;
The Sleeping Beauty (Blue Bird, Aurors' suitors), choreography by Marius Petipa revised version by Konstantin Sergeev and Eldar Aliev;
Nutcracer (Nutcracer-prince, Russian dance, Waltz of the Flowers), choreography by Eldar Aliev;
Swan Lake (Prince’s friends, Waltz, Mazurka), choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov,
revised choreography by Konstantin Sergeyev and choreographic adaptation by Eldar Aliev;
Le Corsaire (Konrad, Lankendem, Forban Dance, Corsaires), choreography by Eldar Aliev (using fragments of Marius Petipa’s choreography);
Carmen Suite (Corregidor), choreography by Alberto Alonso;
The Little Humpbacked Horse (Horses, Danilo), choreography by Alexei Ratmansky;
Bambi (Bambi), In the Jungle (Boso), choreography by Anton Pimonov;
George Balanchine‘s ballets: Scottish Symphony, Prodigal Son.
Raymonda (Two soloists); choreography by Marius Petipa, Konstantin Sergeyev, revised by Eldar Aliev,
Carnaval en Venecia from the ballet Satanella; choreography by Marius Petipa.
Repertoire also include:
Benno (Pas de trois), Swan Lake (von Rothbart), Walpurgis Night (Bacchus), The Nutrcracker (Nutcracker Prince, Arabian, Spanish and Chinese dances), Bayadère (Golden Idol), Bambi (Bambi), Spartacus (Gladiator, trio of shepherds), The Ghost Ball (4th duet).