Olivia Tennet has been performing professionally in New Zealand for 20 years, after landing her first role at the age of seven in Xena: Warrior Princess. She has since appeared in various TV and film productions, including
The Lord of the Rings, Why Does Love?, When We Go To War, Power Rangers RPM, The Brokenwood Mysteries and three seasons of the hit Australian show 800 Words. Liv’s theatre credits include 360 (Theatre Stampede), Mr Burns and The Book of Everything (Silo Theatre), Guys and Dolls and Stepping Out (Auckland Theatre Company), as well as playing the lead role in the original musical Pleasuredome. Liv’s choreography credits include music videos for the bands The Miltones and The Naked and Famous, the musical That Bloody Woman for ATC and, most recently, for Mr Burns. Liv has gained her final Solo Seal qualifications in tap and jazz, both with Honours with Distinction. She was awarded the top marks in Australasia for six consecutive years. Earlier this year, Liv was invited to develop a new tap dancing syllabus in collaboration
with the Asia Pacific Dance Association. Tap Evolution will be launched internationally in early 2019. Liv is currently in her fifth year at
The University of Auckland, studying for a master’s degree in Speech Language Therapy.