Mariantonia Oliver

Coreographer, performer & teacher

Mariantònia Oliver, coreographer, dancer, teacher and dance projects manager, she started her dance career working with María Muñoz in La Dux from 1985 to 1998. In 1998 she formed her own company with the performance Ocho. She spent several years living and working in Barcelona, performing in Mark Tompkin’s La PlaqueTournante and Tomas Aragay’s Natural Piety. She was invited choreographer at the American Dance Festival and worked with Juan Márquez in the creation of the piece Ued and with Jordà Ferré in Benito Camela.

She returned to Mallorca in 2000, working in a more socially committed field, curating a festival in a rural setting, embarking on long-term teaching projects as well as creative projects for her own company, for both adult and family audiences. She taught dance at the ESADIB (Balearic Islands School of Performing Arts) for seven years. She is also the driving force behind La Impossible, her space for education and creation in the performing arts.

Since 2016 she works in EiMa, a creation centre and a festival in Maria de la Salut (Mallorca).