Olivia Latendresse is a Principal Dancer & Managing Artistic Associate with Mission Dance Company. Olivia grew up in Tsawwassen, BC, and trained for 14 years at Deas Island Dance upon completing her RAD Advanced 2 ballet exam in 2014. She then further continued her training with Tanya Vadurova in the Post Graduate Program of the Vadurova Dance Academy. She now holds many positions at Mission Dance Centre & Company including Managing Artistic Associate, Ballet Instructor, and Principal Dancer. Olivia has performed notable leading roles in many Ballets over the years including The Nutcracker, Giselle, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Don Quixote, and more. She has also performed professionally in many community events and fundraisers including performing in Disneyland, California. She has attended Summer Intensives at several Ballet Schools across Canada, including Goh Ballet, Alberta Ballet, and l’École Supérieur du Ballet du Quebec. Alongside ballet, Olivia received her Bachelors Degree in Business Management with honours from UBCO in 2019 and has since also continued her studies with UBC to receive her Real Estate Trading Services License. She now works as a local Real Estate Agent in addition to her many positions at Mission Dance Centre & Company.