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Olivia Bourne
Olivia Bourne
Height

165cm


Hair

Red, Auburn Red

Eyes

Brown


Age Range

15 - 26

About Olivia

Growing up on the beaches of Queensland’s Gold Coast, Olivia discovered a love of the outdoors. Trained in singing and dancing from a young age, Olivia enjoyed performing concerts for family and friends at any opportunity.

Before coming to NIDA in 2019, Olivia received an Associate Diploma of Speech and Drama from Trinity College London. She received the highest result in Australia and Queensland respectively, earning her the Barbara Sisley Award in 2017 presented to her at Parliament House in Canberra.

While working in the theatre industry, Olivia maintained her singing skills and was selected to sing the National Anthem at all Queensland AFL finals in 2018.

When not performing, Olivia has a strong passion for fitness, spending her time running, boxing or heading to the beach for a swim and some yoga.

Olivia has a strong commitment particularly to the Australian entertainment industry and loves consuming Australian film and TV.

Olivia is excited by the prospect of working nationally and internationally in the future.

Roles

Colleen/Lisa Simpson
Mr Burns, a post-electric play

Female B/Dinah
REVOLT. SHE SAID. REVOLT AGAIN

Eddie
Hurlyburly

Hermione/Time
The Winter’s Tale

Lyubov Andreyevna Ranevskaya
The Cherry Orchard

Portia
The Merchant of Venice

Oriel Lamb
Cloudstreet

Scarlet
Mortido

Showreel

Classical Soliloquy

Unplugged

Exclusive access to Olivia's ‘Unplugged’ video can be found here (password required).