Olivier Fourés was born in France, and has studied at the Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris with Attilio Labis.
Aged 17, he joined Roland Petit’s company in Marseille, where he became Soloist a few months later. The Scala and Teatro Piccolo in Milan, Italy invited him to dance "Le Jeune-homme et la Mort" with world-renowned Prima Ballerina Alessandra Ferri.
Olivier was Solo-dancer with the Leipziger Staatsoper with Uwe Scholz in Germany, with the Wiener Staatsoper in Austria, with the Compañía Nacional de Danza directed by Nacho Duato in Spain, and Guest Dancer in Festivals, Companies, and Projects in Japan, Australia, Europe, and the United States.
He danced solo roles in the classics: Sleeping beauty, Swan Lake, Don Quijote, Raymonda, The Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, amongst others,
and Neo-Classics: Balanchine, Mac Millan, Cranko, Forsyth, Kylian, etc., also working personally with Béjart and Hans van Maneen.
Olivier is also violinist and Doctor in Musicology. He is considered one of the greatest experts of Vivaldi and Baroque instrumental music.
Olivier teaches Ballet regularly at "Architanz Studio" in Tokyo, in Conservatories, and Summer-Courses in Europe. He also develops researches around the relation of dance, music and theater, in historic and conceptual ways, as well as through performance.