After performing work among others by Jan Fabre, and Angelin Preljocaj, Olivier Dubois won the
special jury prize from the Syndicat Professionnel de la Critique for his piece Pour tout l’or du monde in 2007. He has gone on to invent forms with
extremely meticulous scores whose almost
mechanical precision allows a state of
abandonment to be attained.
Notable creations include Faune(s) based on
Vaslav Nijinsky’s work, Révolution danced to
Ravel’s Bolero and Rouge, the solo he himself
performed that premiered in 2011. He created
Tragédie for the 2012 Festival d’Avignon.
In 2011 “Dance Europe” magazine named Olivier Dubois one of the hundred best dancers in the world. The COD / Olivier Dubois company is in
residence at L’Apostrophe - scène nationale de Cergy-Pontoise et du Val d’Oise and Olivier Dubois is associate artist at Centquatre.
From January 2014, he will take the direction of the CCN Roubaix Nord - Pas de Calais.
The intensity of the gesture and the power of
engagement on stage are striking elements in his creations. Olivier Dubois questions what makes humans human : the ability to stand up and scream, insurrection and resistance.