Olivier Normand was born in 1983. He lives and works in Paris. Having studied Literature at the prestigious Ecole Normale Supérieure, he studied contemporary dance in the ex.e.r.ce programme under the direction of Mathilde Monnier and Xavier Le Roy at the CCN of Montpellier, and in the Transforme programme at the abbey of Royaumont under the direction of Myriam Gourfink. He has danced with several ranking choreographers: Mathilde Monnier, Christophe Fiat, Dominique Brun, Alain Buffard and Fanny de Chaillé. He also participates in the activities of the Encyclopedia of the Word.