access & education Manager
Olive studied BA (Hons) Dance & Culture with professional training at University of Surrey after completing vocational dance training at Lewisham College.
Olive has worked in roles at Greenwich Dance, Royal Academy of Dance, and DanceEast, leading education, participatory and artist support programmes as well as a wide range of events and performances. She has worked with partners on a local, national and international scale including local authorities, Trinity Laban, Big Dance, Dance Umbrella, and Beyond Front@. Olive has also taught dance in community settings for over ten years.
Olive develops and manages the education and participation programme at Russell Maliphant Company, finding ways to support young people and emerging artists, offer learning and participation opportunities, and connect with audiences.