Cia. Mariantònia Oliver
The company was formed in 1989 in Barcelona, moving to Mallorca in 2000, working with a strong social commitment, curating a Europe-wide festival in a rural context and embarking on educational projects.
Since then she has created a variety of performances for both adult and younger audiences with a clear commitment to getting dance to everyone. Her performances for adults include La Contínua (2011), Poetes, Mapes, La Paraula and els Peus Nus (2008), staged at different Spanish and international theatres, fairs and festivals. The family performances include Bobot (2000), Rasss, Na Llauneta Recicla and Petita Lula (2008).
Her company’s latest productions are nOu (2010), for all audiences; Las Muchas, a production for an adult audience with 11 women aged between 70 and 82 from the village of Maria de la Salut in Mallorca; Malmenats (2014), for an adult audience, a co-production with the French company La Rampe; Encaixar (2015), a co-production with Palma’s Teatre Principal and finally, VolenVolen… (2015) for a younger audience.
The company carries out regular educational and creative projects in schools, as well as working with people with functional diversity and older people, building Community dance and Social Inclusion projects for nine years.
She has carried out two creative projects with La Caixa’s Social Programme, working with women over the age of 70 and teenagers at risk of social inclusion.
Cia Mariantònia Oliver promoted and managed zero edition of EiMa Festival on 2016. EiMa is a creative project with a cooperative, participatory spirit. Linked to the Mallorcan town of Maria de la Salut, EiMa was born to create and promote creative processes which link the town with dance.