Olivia grew up in the West Midlands and first decided she wanted to be an actor at the age of nine.
After moving to London, gaining a foundation degree in Performance Studies at East 15 Acting School and a BA in Acting, Music Theatre at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama she went on to work in the acting industry . She has performed at the Royal Festival Hall, the Royal Northern College of Music, the Buxton Opera House and The Moscow Arts Theatre, among others.
Olivia started teaching over a decade ago, starting off teaching acting, singing and dancing to 4 to 12 year olds with a company called Perform. Since then she has taught acting at James Allen girls school in Dulwich, privately taught LAMDA and singing examinations and runs and co-owns The Acting Space, a company teaching acting to adults, in the hope that the techniques learned in her lessons will help boost confidence and social skills. Olivia has a real passion for teaching and loves passing on her knowledge to all ages, believing that a knowledge in music and drama can help in all walks of life.