Olivia Allen: A Theatrical Journey

Dancing from the Stage to the Page.

At age five, standing in front of an audience young Olivia Allen couldn’t see much beyond the blinding stage lights. She definitely couldn’t see her future waiting for her in the distance, which would prove to much brighter than the overhead lights before her. Doing small community shows as a child, she eventually began to wean away from signing and primarily focus herself on dancing. Ultimately leading to a pause in her theater journey.

If it  wasn’t for her chemistry teacher, Mr. Armstrong, who knows how long that pause would have lasted. Armstrong also the schools play director, came to her and asked her to try out as a dancer. She came swinging back into her place on center stage as a dancer in the musical Kiss Me Kate. Allen recalls with a smile, “The …
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