Actor, Singer & Songwriter
About her acting…
Olivia just recently wrapped her role as Victoria Ruggiero in independent feature film “The Ruggieros”. A satirical comedy about a traditional New York Italian American family over Thanksgiving weekend. Last year Olivia was cast as Bella Dia (second lead) in independent feature film “Hitter Twist”. Olivia plays an Italian teenage girl from New Jersey who attends a HS for the performing arts in NYC and gets caught up with a fast crowd that brings her into a life of diamond smuggling and more.
Olivia wasn’t new to the acting world she had her first break in acting at just 9 months old when she was cast in a short film titled Bodies directed by Amy Wendel, quickly after that she booked print work in magazines such as Parents magazine and Toys R Us.
Olivia’s first speaking role was at age 7 in a NYC independent film “They’re Out of the Business”, the sequel to cult classic “My Life’s in Turnaround”.
At age 12 Olivia was cast in “Blowtorch” a gritty New York independent film. This crime drama stars Billy Baldwin, Armand Assanti and Lois Robbins as Olivia’s mother and Jared Abrahamson as Olivia’s brother. Olivia plays a middle class girl from Brooklyn who experiences the murder of her older brother and witnesses her mother seeking revenge to whomever killed him.
Olivia has also worked on various TV and commercial projects. You can check out her Imdb page to view a full list of her work – https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1763341/
About her singing…
Olivia began singing at age 4 at her preschool’s choir group while living in Zurich, Switzerland. At age 7 when she returned to New Jersey to live, Olivia started private vocals lessons and singing at local venues such as senior homes, churches and schools.
Olivia started her YouTube channel at age 12 with cover videos from famous artists. Her channel now has close to 8,000 subscribers. Olivia’s Taylor Swift “Blank Space” music video went viral with over 550,000 views.
As a songwriter and singer Olivia has released several original songs too. “Caught Up” her most recently released single is a dreamy pop song about falling in love and how unexpected love can takes over and you can’t stop thinking about that special person.
Olivia received great success also with her single “Us 2” released October 8th 2018. “Us 2” a beautiful pop melody with hints of R&B inspired by Grover Washington’s hit single “Just The Two Of Us” was quickly added to Spotify’s “Release Radar” Playlist.
“Missing U” released earlier in 2018 reached #10 on the New Music Weekly Charts and won Best Song of the Month by Songwriter Universe (June 2018). “Missing U” music video is currently airing on MTV U & MTV Video On Demand. Heather Devine from Soundigest said “You won’t want to sleep on this girl, she’s quickly gaining traction in the industry and is definitely worth the listen.”
On top of being an actress, singer, songwriter Olivia also attends college full time and is a yoga instructor. She is majoring in nutritional science hoping to get her masters and has been teaching yoga since she was 16.