Stanley Ollivier is a dancer, performer, maker from Paris, France. Coming from a gymnastic background, he decided to change his path from a need for creativity and went to study dance and musical at the International Dance Academy Of Paris (AID). He left to continue his studies in Contemporary Dance at the CNSMDP in Paris, and in P.A.R.T.S. where he obtained his Master of Arts in Dance. His artistic practice stems from the belief that a body has infinite possibilities to generate the unexpected and challenge the abstract, imaginative, and perceptive power of the human body. He is interested in physical investigations, including but not limited to movement. He works around the questions about the place of amusement in contemporary dance, context displacement, identity, humor, absurdity, and versatility.
He has collaborated with different productions and international artists such as: Kamel Ouali, Tatiana Seguin, François Rousseau, Lasseindra Ninja, Iván Pérez & The Heidelberg Dance Theater, Luis Ramirez Muñoz, Pippin, Morgan Productions, Disney Channel, Lila&John, Nina Muñoz, Collective LA 360/Sarah Deppe, Timothe Chams Yadollah, Cie Tabea Martin, Brahim Tall, Geert Belpaeme and etc. Productions in Kanal Pompidou (BE), Zinnema (BE), KunstenFestivalDesArts (BE), Dansand Festival (BE).
He has presented his work at To Be Antwerp Festival 2020, Cocq’arts Festival 2021, Tic Tac Art Center, Beursschouwbourg, BAMP, Design Museum Brussels, Queer Festival Heidelberg and etc. Likewise, he is an active member of the Ballroom Scene, he is part of the Iconic House Of Ninja in Paris/Brussels.