Olivia Mahood is an actor, filmmaker and multidisciplinary artist, currently working out of Auckland, New Zealand. She holds a BPA from Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School and received the Museum Art Hotel Scholarship in 2015. She has been strongly influenced by her training with Joan Scheckel in Los Angeles in 2015, and her ongoing working relationship with Brita McVeigh. She also spent two years training with Long Cloud Youth Theatre company under Willem Wassenaar and Aaron Cortesi.
Previous performance art projects include Boss of an Office, Open for Business in collaboration with Two Productions, and most recently a development presentation of The Ball Never Stops. She most recently directed Today’s the Day, My Wedding Day a short film produced by 2113 Creatives and has two short films in post production.