Roman Chistyakov was born in Moscow and educated at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy. After his graduation he became a member of the Vienna State Ballet in 2006. His most important roles comprise Young Man/Bridegroom in Vesna Orlićʼs »Carmina Burana«, title role in Thierry Malandainʼs »Don Juan«, Father in Malandainʼs »Cendrillon« and a solo part in the opera »Aida« (Choreography: Jan Stripling). Moreover he performed in Vesna Orlićʼs »Tausendundeine Nacht« and »Peter Pan«, Ben van Cauwenberghʼs »Tanzhommage an Queen«, »Max und Moritz« by Ferenc Barbay & Michael Kropf, Gyula Harangozóʼs »The Nutcracker", Pierre Lacotteʼs »La Sylphide«, Maurice Béjartʼs »Le Concours«, Davide Bombanaʼs »Ballett: Carmen« and »Roméo et Juliette«. Furthermore he has been dancing in musicals, operettas and operas at the Volksoper Vienna and operas at the Vienna State Opera. His awards comprise 2nd Prize at the International Dance Competition Hellas“ in Athens, Greece (2009) and in 2018 3rd Prize at the Vienna International Ballet Experience (VIBE), Austria.