Dolorès Oscari has a background in theatre. She initiated the spoken word workshop that she currently runs at the Law School of the University of Mons. Prior to that, she taught phonetics at Mons' Royal Conservatory. In 1990, she started presenting and producing a daily radio programme entitled Rencontre (La Première, RTBF). In 1998, she created, presented, and produced a literary magazine called Si j'ose écrire on RTBF television and radio (Musique 3). In 2004, she was appointed « Literature and Books » advisor in the Cabinet of the Minister of Culture and Audio-visual Affairs. From 2009 and for 10 years, she was director of the literary theatre le Poème 2 in Brussels.