Acting; Arts Administration; Dance: Choreographer; Dance: Performer; Film / Video: Narrative; Grant Writing; Media Arts; Teaching Artist; Theater; Theater: Director; Non-Profit
Olivia is an award winning director of adult and youth productions with theater companies in the North Bay including: The Napa Valley Opera House, Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center, Shakespeare Napa Valley, Lucky Penny Productions, and Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater. Selected directing credits include: Beauty and the Beast, Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare Summer Stroll (in partnership with Shakespeare NV and diRosa Museum for Contemporary Art), All Together Now, Elf the Musical, Mary Poppins, Shrek the Musical, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka, Peter Pan, A Chorus Line, Late: a Cowboy Song, Lend Me a Tenor, The Wizard of Oz, Seussical Jr., and Alice in Wonderland.
Olivia received her Master of Arts in Drama from San Francisco State University and her Bachelors of Arts in Communications with a Media Concentration. Her dance training includes studying with UK based Royal Academy of Dancing. She focused her attention on teaching in 2007 working with elementary- adult students. In 2014 she became Co-Director of the youth education non-profit organization Cafeteria Kids Theater. Olivia is a faculty member in the Theater Arts Department at Napa Valley College, and and Associate Artist with Shakespeare Napa Valley.