Olivia developed a love of performing at an early age, undertaking many musical studies including piano, trumpet and singing. Whilst living in the Central West she performed the roles of Nancy in “Oliver”, Sarah Brown in “Guys and Dolls” and Angelina in “Trial By Jury”. She won a CAT award for her portrayal of Babette in “Beauty and the Beast” and was nominated for her work as Dorothy in “Wizard of Oz”, Jo in “Little Woman” and Christine in “Phantom of the Opera.” In 2017 she was awarded the Mary Porter Scholarship for Theatre.
Olivia graduated from Griffith University at Queensland Conservatorium of Music (QCM) with a Bachelor of Musical Theatre in 2017. During this time, she has performed the roles of Betty in “Sure Thing”, Ursula in “Sweet Charity”, Carmen in “The Life”, Marguerita in “West Side Story” and was a featured vocalist in Con2TheCabaret and “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”.
Olivia has also had the opportunity to perform at the 2015 Tourism Awards; Lord Mayor’s City Hall Concerts as a featured soloist in 2017; as a soloist with the Queensland Pops Orchestra in 2017 and was featured in the “Thank You for The Music: An ABBA Celebration” at the QPAC Concert Hall in 2017.
In 2018 Olivia performed the role of Raelene in the Australian Premier of “S*** Storm” as part of Anywhere Festival in Brisbane. Olivia directed Into the Woods Jr. in 2020 and Aladdin Jr. in 2021 for Australian Dance and Drama. In 2021 Olivia wrote her one woman cabaret show puppets which will premiere at King Cross Theatre as part of Panimo’s Pandemonium Festival in 2022.