Olivia Moore was born in Dunedin, and raised in Tauranga where she trained at The Dance Education Centre.
Olivia won classical and contemporary sections of the Petipa International Competition in Brussels in 2015. She won the Sir John Logan Ballet Award in Auckland in 2016 and was a finalist in the Performing Arts Competitions Association of New Zealand the same year.
In 2017, at the age of 15, Olivia was accepted as a full time Classical major at the New Zealand School of Dance where she had been a Junior Associate for a number of years.
While at the NZSD, Olivia was awarded a scholarship to the Canadian National Ballet School programme in Toronto.
As part of the NZSD 50th Anniversay Graduation Season, Olivia performed the pas de deux from Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Concerto as well as George Balanchine’s Allegro Brilliante.