Oliver started dancing at a young age with the Ranger School of Dance in Swanage. This inspired him to enrol at the Doreen Bird College graduating with a BA (honours) in Dance and Theatre Performance.
Since then Oliver has appeared in numerous theatre productions including: Snow White, The Pirates of Penzance and Step in Time. Oliver also performed with the Bird Theatre Company in Portugal and appeared professionally in Tokyo in Sail Away and toured Japan in Dream Party.
After returning to the United Kingdom, he appeared with the Bolshoi Ballet at the London Coliseum in Le corsaire, followed by a UK tour of Spirit of the Dance.