Project summaries

STAGE & THEATRE

 

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WHAT COUNTRY FRIENDS IS THIS?

Written & Directed by Joachim Matschoss and featuring a talented cast of young actors it featured at Butterfly Club in Melbourne (and various other locations) prior to touring internationally for 2 months across Asia & Europe. This theatre piece deals with identity, relationships, love, gender and what it means to be young in today’s times. Olivia played the role of Juliet and also co-composed the music.


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RISING WATERS

RISING WATERS had a unique opening, playing in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney simultaneously on the week of Halloween 2017. Since then, it has toured to every major city in Australia as well as regional towns. Olivia played the lead role of Lucille during its 2018 regional tour of Victoria.

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ALICE IN WONDERLAND

Playhouse Pantomimes is a theatre company that produces children’s shows at the Doncaster Playhouse every school holidays. Olivia had a great time as The Queen Of Hearts & the Caterpillar in their 2019 season of Alice.


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IN LIKE FLYNN

In Like Flynn is an Australian musical written by Geraldine Paterson, Craig Bryant and Mezz Coleman. It was created as a feature length musical about John Flynn, who founded the Flying Doctor in Australia. In Like Flynn explores the conflict between a young visionary bringing change, and a conservative establishment wanting to cling to the status quo in a time of many unknowns. It features a stellar cast including Olivia as Alice.  Click on the image for more


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CEREMONY OF THE INNOCENT

Another Scrambled Prince gem the story has parallel spanning everything from the Pied Piper to the Stolen Generation. Olivia originally played the role of The Ringmaster during its Melbourne Fringe season then played the lead role role of The Harlot as the show moved to the Adelaide Fringe.

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I’D TURN BACK

Written & Directed by 17 year old Olivia Smith (in 2015) and performed with kinetic storytelling.

It debuted at the Melbourne Fringe in 2015 before travelling to the Adelaide Fringe in 2016, where it received a 3 1/2 star review. Devoid of any props or sets — just four actors dressed in black and white, recounting stories and adopting elements of physical theatre.

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21ST GALA – SCRAMBLED PRINCE THEATRE 

Happy 21st Birthday to us!
An evening that celebrates 21 years of The Scrambled Prince Theatre Company!
Hosted by Olivia Smith it featured excerpts of all 3 shows touring the Adelaide Fringe Festival in early 2020 as well as a performance of Macbeth In Space!


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WILD VACANCIES

Turn off your technology. Take a walk in deep silence to a mystery location. Discover a heightened awareness of nature, through a unique combination of moving meditation, observation & performance. Olivia played the role of host in this project with a difference. Click on the image for more.

 


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EURIPIDES ALCESTIS

Olivia was part of the fabulous Scrambled Prince Theatre Company’s creative team  for this original contribution to the 2018 Adelaide Fringe Festival where she featured as one of the Gaelic soloists.

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HAUNTVILLE

Held over two fright-tastic weekends in October. Hauntville  is not for the faint of heart. This twisted Carnival of clowns and creatures appeared as though summoned by a dark force.  Step right into the terrifying thrill of a lifetime but beware….. this show is killing IT! Olivia played the Scary Clown

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CIRCUS OF SCREAMS

The mind-bending 3D Circus Of Screams is a live and interactive walk-through experience. Olivia played the Master of Ceremonies and a zombie.  Click on the image for more


SHORT FILMS

 

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SHORT FILM – MEDIUM

An experimental Drama directed and shot by David McRobbie Park as a VCA graduating film in which Olivia played the role of Kate (female lead).

It premiere at Australian Centre for the Moving Image in December 2018.

 


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Screamin’ Demons is a comedy Thriller short film by SAE Creative media from Melbourne Australia due for release in December 2019. Olivia played the part of Sarah the rebellious teenager.


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SALVO STORIES

In 2018 Tranmere Street youth Refuge celebrated 40 years of caring for homeless young people. To mark the occasion the Salvation Army released a book and short film called “Shelter From The Storm”. Olivia played a homeless young person in this film.

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MUSIC

 

VANESSA AMOROSI (IMOGEN PRICE) – CARAVAN MUSIC 

downloadImogen Price supported Vanessa Amorosi at Caravan Music on January 11 and Olivia sang backing vocals for Imogen again at this event.

“Vanessa Amorosi remains one of the most exciting singers on the planet” – Caravan Music


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Olivia was so excited to sing backing vocals for her best mate Imogen Price at New Years Eve On The Hill. This year (2019) was the 7th official NYE on the Hill Festival. Good people. Great Music. A Stunning Location. Good Times. It was a great event.

 


IMOGEN PRICE @ THE FOOD TRUCK CARNIVAL & THE WONTHAGGI CLUB

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Imogen Price featured at both The Food Truck Carnival and The Wonthaggi Club over the Christmas holiday period.

Olivia Sand backing Vocals for her at these events as a lead up to NYE On The Hill

 


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MAGPIE’S NEST

The Colllingwood Football Club, in partnership with The Salvation Army, provide much needed housing and support to people experiencing homelessness. Olivia and JDK supported this event in as part of the guest performers way back in 2016


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CLUB VOLTAIRE

In 2018 Club Voltaire invited Olivia to perform her first solo show at their Thursday Sound Sessions. Here she is singing with good friend JDK on guitar. Click on the image to see a video of her singing “I Will Survive”


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IMOGEN PRICE

Olivia has been singing backing vocals for up and coming young artist (and good friend) Imogen Price. They recently performed together at The Shearing Shed Food Truck Carnival in Philip Island and The Wonthaggi Club.


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SING IT UP 2019

The annual Sing It Up event was held in Brimbank this year (2019) featuring guest vocalists Suzanne Shakespeare (Opera Auatralia) and Olivia Smith. The audience was invited to sing along with various choirs performing on the night. Click on the image to find out more.


TRANMERE STREET 40th ANNIVERSARY

Tranmere Street refuge has been caring for homeless young people for 40 years. Olivia was pleased to sing a few songs for them as they celebrated some of the wonderful stories of hope and success that have come out of that place.


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BREAKAWAY YOUTH ANNUAL FORMAL DINNER

Breakaway Youth provides a program of outdoor recreation for disadvantaged young people, primarily 10-16 year olds, for the purpose of improving their lifestyle by providing alternatives, that give them a sense of achievement and self-esteem. Olivia was privileged to support their work by singing at their annual formal dinner & awards night in 2018.


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BLUES BROTHERS BAND SHOW

During 2018 Olivia sang lead and backing vocals with the Australasian 21st Century Blues Brothers Band Show in various venues across Melbourne.

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Olivia is singing Christmas carols again this year (2019) with The Salvation Army Melbourne 614. The money raised goes directly to helping the homeless people of Melbourne.

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MODELLING

 

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Olivia works regularly with the very talented Elliot Ramsay:

“I’m a photographer / creator and my passion is making visual stories through a combination of creativity, insight and technical excellence to create original, beautiful and emotive imagery”. – Elliot

View his work Here


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LADELLE HOMEWARES

Olivia Just finished some modelling work for Ladelle Homewares. Look out for her in the 2020 Summer catalogue coming out soon. We hope to have a copy of this online soon.

 


 

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AMELIA HOWLER PHOTOGRAPHY

 

Some photos of me by Amelia Howler