Dancer . Choreographer . Actress . Singer . Songwriter . Poet . National Spokesperson
Olivia Summer Hutcherson
Dancer/Choreographer/Actress/Singer/Songwriter/Poet & Public Speaker.
Olivia has taken the dance world by storm over the last decade. Born and raised in Atlanta, GA she began training and competing at the young age of 7 all over the country in Competitive Championship Latin Ballroom Dancing. By the age of 16 she had already won 5 National Gold Medals in the youth division. She also attended Dekalb School of the Arts where she studied Ballet, Modern, Jazz, African, Hip-Hop & Musical Theater. Shortly after graduating, Olivia decided to further pursue her dreams by training in New York City and then heading out to California for a new and exciting journey.
With a determined spirit and relentless work ethic she soon found herself teaching and performing for the NFL as a San Francisco 49ers Gold Rush Cheerleader, Top 30 Finalist on So You Think You Can Dance (S8) and was featured in Esquire and "Just Dance" PS3 Commercial.
In 2012 her career transitioned from the competitive world to the commercial industry as she found herself dancing for artists such as: JLO, Madonna, Flo Rida, New Cupid, Sean Kingston, and Brad Paisley. Olivia has also been featured on Good Morning America, The Today Show, Dr. Oz., 106 & Park, Yahoo, and Telemundo.
Her biggest accomplishment to date though happened on her 26th birthday. Olivia was suddenly dx with aggressive breast cancer. She underwent numerous surgeries and chemotherapy. Throughout her challenging journey she continued to dance, teach, perform, write, conduct interviews, and graduate on time from MSU with a Major in:Communication & Media and Minor in:Musical Theater.
“Faith and Art have always healed me back to home and now it is time to pay it forward.”
Olivia has a genuine passion for people and loves to share her knowledge. She is currently releasing Volumes 3 & 4 from her Audio Music Book of poems from The Show Must Go On. Olivia is teaching part-time, available for shows, interviews, writing and speaking engagements. She is also the National Spokesperson for Jemma Everyday "Brave & Beyond".
In addition to her poetry, she also has the Liv Strong Podcast where you can hear the latest episodes about how we are all dancing through the storms together. For more info check out her videos on YouTube.
"My help comes from the Lord,
the maker of Heaven and earth."