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Stanley Ollivier FR

Stanley Ollivier is a French dancer, performer and choreographer. He studied at the International Dance Academy and CNSMDP in Paris, and obtained his Master of Dance at P.A.R.T.S. in Brussels. His artistic practice stems from the belief that the human body has infinite possibilities to generate the unexpected and wants to challenge its abstract, imaginative, and perceptive power. He is interested in physical investigations, including but not limited to movement. He works around questions related to the place of entertainment in contemporary dance, context displacement, identity, care, humour, and versatility.

Stanley has collaborated with, a.o., Kamel Ouali, Tatiana Seguin, François Rousseau, Lasseindra Ninja, Iván Pérez, Luis Ramirez Muñoz, Pippin, Morgan Productions, Disney Channel, Lila&John, Nina Muñoz, Collective LA 360/Sarah Deppe, Cie Tabea Martin, Brahim Tall, Léa Vinette and Geert Belpaeme. He has presented his work at To Be Antwerp Festival, Cocq’arts Festival, Tic Tac Art Center, Beursschouwbourg, BAMP, Design Museum Brussels, Queer Festival Heidelberg a.o. He is an member of the Ballroom Scene and part of the Iconic House Of Ninja. Likewise, he recently started dj-ing under the name of STANLEY, a practice that help him proclaiming his crossbreeding heritage, heal our bodies, and rethink possible ways of being together through music.