Oliver Swan-Jackson (Apprentice) grew up in London, England. At age 14 he took his first ballet class at the West London School of Dance and then Central School of Ballet. In 2005 he joined Orlando Ballet where he worked with Fernando Bujones and Bruce Marks and has also danced with Cape Town City Ballet in South Africa. Oliver choreographed Illusions for The Design For Dance project which was performed at the Linbury Studio Theatre at The Royal Opera House in London in 2004. He joined The Suzanne Farrell Ballet in 2012.