Olivia Davidson

Age: 17 yrs & 8 mths

Hi. I’m Olivia and I have been involved in musical theatre since I was 9. In the last few years I have also discovered that I love straight acting too. I have trained with companies such as National Youth Music Theatre, Music Theatre 4 Youth, Theatre Masterclass NI and Blunt Fringe. I consider myself to be optimistic and enthusiastic about life and work in general. I take direction well and always strive to give of my best in everything I do.I am currently studying for my A levels and thoroughly enjoy my A level Drama and Theatre Studies course in particular. I am very musical; singing at both classical and music theatre levels and playing several instruments. I enjoy attending the theatre regularly both for inspiration and for enjoyment.My biggest passions in life really are acting and music!

County: Down
DOB: 20/07/2003
Playing Age: 17-20
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Eye Colour: Green
Height: 5ft 4in
Physique: Slim
Distinguishing Features: Big green/brown eyes
Location: Belfast

Olivia Davidson

Age: 17 yrs & 8 mths

Hi. I'm Olivia and I have been involved in musical theatre since I was 9. In the last few years I have also discovered that I love straight acting too. I have trained with companies such as National Youth Music Theatre, Music Theatre 4 Youth, Theatre Masterclass NI and Blunt Fringe. I consider myself to be optimistic and enthusiastic about life and work in general. I take direction well and always strive to give of my best in everything I do.I am currently studying for my A levels and thoroughly enjoy my A level Drama and Theatre Studies course in particular. I am very musical; singing at both classical and music theatre levels and playing several instruments. I enjoy attending the theatre regularly both for inspiration and for enjoyment.My biggest passions in life really are acting and music!

County: Down
DOB: 20/07/2003
Playing Age: 17-20
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Eye Colour: Green
Height: 5ft 4in
Physique: Slim
Distinguishing Features: Big green/brown eyes
Location: Belfast

Skills

A* grade G.C.S.E. Drama

A* grade G.C.S.E. Music

A grade G.C.S.E. German

L.C.M. Diploma in Musical Theatre

L.C.M. Grade 8 in Musical Theatre (Distinction)

A.B.R.S.M Grade 5 in Classical Singing (Distinction)

A.B.R.S.M Grade 5 in Music Theory (high Merit 88/100)

A.B.R.S.M. Grade 4 in Recorder

A.B.R.S.M. Grade 2 in Bassoon

A.I.M.S. runner up award for Best Actress 2019

Winner of Northern Ireland Primary Musician award 2015 (voice as instrument)

Can sing in a number of languages including German, Italian, Korean etc

Excellent ear for languages and accents

Good movement skills. Basic level ballet, tap, lyrical, salsa

Plays ukulele, piano, guitar for fun

Basic Spanish

Basic French

 

 

 

Accents

American, Belfast, Cockney, English, French, Irish, Italian, Northern Irish, RP, Scottish, Spanish

Professional Roles

Professional Musical Theatre, Professional Screen, Professional Theatre, Professional Voice-over

Languages

English, German

Performance Training

Weekly vocal lessons with Ashley Fulton studying for Classical Voice and Musical Theatre

Screen acting course which led by Adele Silva with the British Theatre Academy, 2021

Participant within the online Lyric Theatre Senior Theatre school, 2021

National Youth Music Theatre 2019 company ( all 3 disciplines of theatre)

Member of Irish Youth Music Theatre Company

Theatre Masterclass N.I. workshops on Acting Through Song, Stage Acting and Acting for Camera led by industry professionals including Glen Wallace, Dan Gordon, Fra Fee, Niamh Perry and Alex Parker

Regularly attends Acting Through Song workshops with leading performers such as Sierra Boggess and Danny Whitehead

Attended Carla Stronge Casting workshop

Attended Lyric Theatre workshops for Physical Theatre and Acting Shakespeare

Attended voice workshop with Dr Jenevora Williams

Regularly attends Cinemagic workshops and events

Active member of Adoro choir

Active member of Belfast Operatic Company

Alumni of MT4uth

Attended MT4uth Weekend Academy

Has worked with various Musical Theatre groups ie: Belvoir Players, Belfast Music & Drama Society, St. Patricks Choral Society

Experience in various professional table reads

Recorded  a duet with Obi Ugoala on the IYMT '12 Days of Christmas' project on Instagram, 2020

 

 

TV Experience

Date Name of Production Role Director Production Company
Nov 2015 Children in Need Interviewee and choir member BBC BBC NI

Film Experience

Date Name of Production Role Director Production Company
2017 Grace and Goliath credited extra Tony MItchell Cinemagic

Theatre Experience

Date Name of Production Role Director Production Company
29 Nov 2019 - 4 Jan 2020 Peter Pan the Musical Starkey and Twin Two Paul Boyd Lyric Theatre
Dec 2019 Mary Poppins George Banks Sue Phillips School Production
Aug 2019 Veronicas Room Susan/ Girl (principal role) Nathan Jones Apollo Arts Rep Theatre
Jul 2019 Growl Hard Hat Richard Fitch National Youth Music Theatre. National tour date at Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames, London
June 2019 Growl Hard Hat Richard Fitch National Youth Music Theatre. National tour date at Curve Theatre, Leicester
May 2019 Growl Hard Hat Richard Fitch National Youth Music Theatre. National tour date at Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds
March 2019 Whistle Down The Wind Swallow Simon Pyper St. Patricks Choral Society, Downpatrick
Oct 2018 Carrie the Musical Carrie Jonathan Brown Belvoir Players
Aug 2018 Jesus Christ Superstar Angel/ ensemble Peter Corry Belfast School of Performing Arts
Apr 2018 Les Miserables SE Cosette Jordan Walsh Belfast Music and Drama Society
Sept 2017 Sweeney Todd Johanna Barker Nik Parks Belfast Voice & Dance Academy
May 2017 Beauty and the Beast Belle Hannah Reilly/ Louise Herron Nismat
Aug 2016 Evita Santa Evita soloist Kim Marston/ Sarah Maxwell Fetch Theatre
2016 Into the Woods Rapunsel Matt Forsythe Belfast Voice & Dance Academy
2015 Beauty and the Beast Madame de la Grande Bouche Rachel Logan Fee Belfast Voice & Dance Academy
Aug 2013 Fame dance ensemble Henry Gilbert Music Theatre 4 Youth (MT4uth)
Aug 2012 Les Miserables SE Little Cosette Henry Gilbert/ Tim Sutton Music Theatre 4 Youth (MT4uth)
Dec 2016 Olivier Rose Seller Sue Phillips School Production
2021 Workshop for new Musical 'What About Us' Seimi Campbell Irish Youth Music Theatre Company

Radio Experience

Date Name of Production Role Director Production Company
Dec 2016 Christmas in the City Featured soloist/ ensemble cast Fra Fee/ Claire Murray Blunt Fringe
Dec 2015 Christmas in the City Featured reader/ ensemble cast Syd Ralph Jenny Cooke OBE
Dec 2014 Carols in the City Featured reader/ ensemble cast Barry McGonagle/ Syd Ralph Jenny Cooke OBE & Downtown Radio
Dec 2013 Carols in the City Featured reader/ ensemble cast Barry McGonagle/ Syd Ralph Jenny Cooke OBE & Downtown Radio
Dec 2012 Carols in the City Featured reader/ ensemble cast Barry McGonagle/ Syd Raplh Jenny Cooke OBE & Downtown Radio
Aug 2012 Les Miserable SE feature Little Cosette (interview & song) Radio BBC Radio NI

Other Experience

Date Name of Production Role Director Production Company
2018 Go the Distance (Ulster Hall) Featured soloist Ashley Fulton Mary Peters Trust
2012-2020 Live Concerts Soloist & choir member Ashley Fulton, Jenny Cooke, Keith Pyper, Jordan Walsh etc Mary Peters Trust, Belfast Operatic Company, Belfast Music and Drama Society, various charity concerts for NI Chest, Heart & Stroke Association etc

TV Experience

Date: Nov 2015
Production: Children in Need
Role: Interviewee and choir member
Director: BBC
Production Company: BBC NI

Film Experience

Date: 2017
Production: Grace and Goliath
Role: credited extra
Director: Tony MItchell
Production Company: Cinemagic

Theatre Experience

Date: 29 Nov 2019 - 4 Jan 2020
Production: Peter Pan the Musical
Role: Starkey and Twin Two
Director: Paul Boyd
Production Company: Lyric Theatre
Date: Dec 2019
Production: Mary Poppins
Role: George Banks
Director: Sue Phillips
Production Company: School Production
Date: Aug 2019
Production: Veronicas Room
Role: Susan/ Girl (principal role)
Director: Nathan Jones
Production Company: Apollo Arts Rep Theatre
Date: Jul 2019
Production: Growl
Role: Hard Hat
Director: Richard Fitch
Production Company: National Youth Music Theatre. National tour date at Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames, London
Date: June 2019
Production: Growl
Role: Hard Hat
Director: Richard Fitch
Production Company: National Youth Music Theatre. National tour date at Curve Theatre, Leicester
Date: May 2019
Production: Growl
Role: Hard Hat
Director: Richard Fitch
Production Company: National Youth Music Theatre. National tour date at Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds
Date: March 2019
Production: Whistle Down The Wind
Role: Swallow
Director: Simon Pyper
Production Company: St. Patricks Choral Society, Downpatrick
Date: Oct 2018
Production: Carrie the Musical
Role: Carrie
Director: Jonathan Brown
Production Company: Belvoir Players
Date: Aug 2018
Production: Jesus Christ Superstar
Role: Angel/ ensemble
Director: Peter Corry
Production Company: Belfast School of Performing Arts
Date: Apr 2018
Production: Les Miserables SE
Role: Cosette
Director: Jordan Walsh
Production Company: Belfast Music and Drama Society
Date: Sept 2017
Production: Sweeney Todd
Role: Johanna Barker
Director: Nik Parks
Production Company: Belfast Voice & Dance Academy
Date: May 2017
Production: Beauty and the Beast
Role: Belle
Director: Hannah Reilly/ Louise Herron
Production Company: Nismat
Date: Aug 2016
Production: Evita
Role: Santa Evita soloist
Director: Kim Marston/ Sarah Maxwell
Production Company: Fetch Theatre
Date: 2016
Production: Into the Woods
Role: Rapunsel
Director: Matt Forsythe
Production Company: Belfast Voice & Dance Academy
Date: 2015
Production: Beauty and the Beast
Role: Madame de la Grande Bouche
Director: Rachel Logan Fee
Production Company: Belfast Voice & Dance Academy
Date: Aug 2013
Production: Fame
Role: dance ensemble
Director: Henry Gilbert
Production Company: Music Theatre 4 Youth (MT4uth)
Date: Aug 2012
Production: Les Miserables SE
Role: Little Cosette
Director: Henry Gilbert/ Tim Sutton
Production Company: Music Theatre 4 Youth (MT4uth)
Date: Dec 2016
Production: Olivier
Role: Rose Seller
Director: Sue Phillips
Production Company: School Production
Date: 2021
Production: Workshop for new Musical 'What About Us'
Role:
Director: Seimi Campbell
Production Company: Irish Youth Music Theatre Company

Radio Experience

Date: Dec 2016
Production: Christmas in the City
Role: Featured soloist/ ensemble cast
Director: Fra Fee/ Claire Murray
Production Company: Blunt Fringe
Date: Dec 2015
Production: Christmas in the City
Role: Featured reader/ ensemble cast
Director: Syd Ralph
Production Company: Jenny Cooke OBE
Date: Dec 2014
Production: Carols in the City
Role: Featured reader/ ensemble cast
Director: Barry McGonagle/ Syd Ralph
Production Company: Jenny Cooke OBE & Downtown Radio
Date: Dec 2013
Production: Carols in the City
Role: Featured reader/ ensemble cast
Director: Barry McGonagle/ Syd Ralph
Production Company: Jenny Cooke OBE & Downtown Radio
Date: Dec 2012
Production: Carols in the City
Role: Featured reader/ ensemble cast
Director: Barry McGonagle/ Syd Raplh
Production Company: Jenny Cooke OBE & Downtown Radio
Date: Aug 2012
Production: Les Miserable SE feature
Role: Little Cosette (interview & song)
Director: Radio
Production Company: BBC Radio NI

Other Experience

Date: 2018
Production: Go the Distance (Ulster Hall)
Role: Featured soloist
Director: Ashley Fulton
Production Company: Mary Peters Trust
Date: 2012-2020
Production: Live Concerts
Role: Soloist & choir member
Director: Ashley Fulton, Jenny Cooke, Keith Pyper, Jordan Walsh etc
Production Company: Mary Peters Trust, Belfast Operatic Company, Belfast Music and Drama Society, various charity concerts for NI Chest, Heart & Stroke Association etc