Olivier Medus

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(Cayenne, French Guiana) Mr. Medus began his dance training at the Conservatoire de Musique, Danse et Theatre under the direction of Frederique Edwige and at the Adaclam School under the guidance of Jeanine Verin. He continued his training at The Ailey School as a fellowship student and was awarded scholarship to attend summer intensives at Edward Ellison Ballet and Complexions. He was the 2011 recipient of the Oprah Winfrey Scholarship and has performed with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in works like Revelations at 50 and Memoria. Mr Medus joined the world renowned Ailey 2 and had the honor of performing both nationally and internationally works by Robert Battle, Judith Jamison and Troy Powell. Currently he is also a member of Footprints Dance Company and the Mexican dance Company Tania Perez Salas.