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The Mirror Stand

Stanley Ollivier

11 & 12.11.2023
Dance – Performance

In this dance solo that is as radical and daring as a manifesto, the young choreographer and dancer Stanley Ollivier creates a layered performance about identity. He explores the endless possibilities of the human body and its capacity to generate the unexpected. How do we develop our own identity in a history marked by values and normative systems?

Stanley Ollivier challenges the power of abstraction of movement, revisits the dominant discourse and digs deep in his own imagination. From all this he draws different ways of expressing his own specificity while taking a retrospective interest in certain personal complexes.

A mix of seriousness, exaggeration and absurdity, the show allows us to glimpse the intimate unfolding of a physical transformation. A political way of inhabiting the body.

In partnership with La Bellone
as part of the festival Africa is/in the future


  • - 18:00
  • - 17:00





Grande salle


Concept, choregraphy and performance
Stanley Ollivier

Artistic and dramaturgical consultant
Kopano Maroga
Estefanía Álvarez Ramirez

Light design
Jamison Van Den Driessche

Benjamin Mengistu Navet

Scenography assistant
Gabrielle Barbe

Music and mix
Brahim Tall

Image and promotion
Kenny Mala Ngombe

Koblat Studio
Mary Szydlowska


Special thanks to
The Iconic House Of Ninja & The Ballroom Scene, Mooni Van Tichel, Rita Alves & Lily Brieu Nguyen.

Ce travail a été lancé dans le cadre du Master programme Studios à P.A.R.T.S.

© Doctor Strass, Bo Vloors
Le Rideau de saison, Maak & Transmettre · photos : Lucile Dizier, 2024