Olivia Roach

Olivia is a Yorkshire born dance artist who now calls Glasgow her home. She trained at The Ramert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance, where she received a first class Bachelor of Arts degree. While at the school Olivia was given the opportunity to compete in the prestigious Genee International Ballet Competition in both New Zealand and Scotland, as well as being the only student to travel with the school on their audition tour to Japan, China and Vietnam.

Since graduating Olivia has worked as a freelance artist working on array of different projects from contemporary dance, to circus and cabaret.

Most notably she has worked with Katie Armstrong on ‘SKETCHES’, Éowyn Emerald & Dancers,
Bartek Woyzczsynski’s on ‘Release Me, Not’ (now b’cause dance company), Richard Chappell Dance on ‘Two Duets’, Bassline Circus for Boomtown Fair, as well as a contortionist at various cabarets including Wild Cabaret Glasgow. She has also performed in music videos for Be Charlotte with choreographer Tamsyn Russell, Nathan Evans (choreographed by Katie Armstrong), as lead choreographer and dance for band Bang Bang Romeo, as well as dancing in promotional videos for Rolls Royce and Premier League Football.

As well as performing and creating, Olivia is a ballet/contemporary teacher to children and college students. She is passionate about passing on her knowledge and love of dance to the next generation of dancers, while creating a safe environment for self-expression.