Olivia is a highly qualified dance trainer, holding her Diploma in Modern and Jazz Dance with the Imperial Society. She has taught jazz, tap, musical theatre, hip hop, contemporary, lyrical and modern for over fifteen years in numerous different training facilities across Western Australia and over a decade in specialised full time performing arts training.
She is passionate about training and holds her Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment and has previously written and developed a variety of Nationally Recognised course. In 2001-2008 she worked with the late revered performer Tiffany Evans at The Entertainment Factory. In this time she was responsible for coordinating training and assessment for several performers, many of whom are now successfully performing all around the world in musicals, bands, Disney and Cruise Ships. Olivia was also the successful casting Director of M and M Personal Management, casting children and adults in Major TVC, Print campaigns, Musicals and TV series such as "Lockie Leonard", "The Sleep Over Club 2" "Two fists, One Heart" "The Ramones" and many more. She has produced, cast and directed numerous shows around Perth working with various local talents! Olivia performed many roles herself around Perth and State before pursuing her passion for training and choreography.
At the young age of 20 Olivia received a Western Australian Working with Children award for her work with Children in the Performing Arts Industry. Some of Olivia's latest highlights include her involvement with Apan Academy musicals Beauty and the Beast, Grease, High School Musical and Fame. Olivia continues to train, inspire and continue her professional development in the performing arts and Education world and is honoured to be part of Apan Academy esteemed faculty.