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I'm a New York-based actor and singer working in theater, film, and television. A little firecracker with a big bang, I deliver performances that pack a punch — emotionally, intellectually, spiritually, comically.
I've appeared in several independent short and feature-length films and performed on stages from New York to Los Angeles. The New York Times called me a "ray of warmth" and Electronic Link Journal declared me a "frightening dynamo in the name of art."
I was raised in Boston, Paris, and Palo Alto in a mixed Anglo and Mexican-American family, and I've trained in both the US and the UK with well-known teachers including Terry Schreiber, Patsy Rodenburg, Betty Buckley, and Larry Moss.
from INSIDE OUT, music by Adryan Russ, lyrics by Adryan Russ and Doug Haverty; performed at the Laurie Beechman Theatre
from DOGFIGHT, music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
It’s not often one sees deep spirituality portrayed so convincingly in American theater, but she does an outstanding job.” — Stage and Cinema
"The only ray of warmth here is Jane (Olivia Killingsworth), a distant cousin who actually cares for — and about — the dying woman… Rather than single out every solidly ardent performance, let’s just acknowledge that all 12 actors are impressive.” — New York Times
“At the play’s center is Olivia Killingsworth’s Jane Crosby, the despised step-cousin (once removed) who is the salt of the earth. Her spare, unadorned character who has no time to mince words grounds the play with a solid rock foundation. Under her brusque, business-like exterior is a heart overflowing with love for those who deserve it.” — TheaterScene
“The outstanding cast has no weak links. Special praise for Olivia Killingsworth as Taybele, who exudes all the chaste sincerity of a pure soul…” – Eyes on World Cultures
“…standout work by Olivia Killingsworth as Taybele, who matures into a formidable woman…” – Lighting and Sound America
“Olivia Killingsworth exhibits pinball-like energy and vocal imagination in Michael Bernstein’s solo piece Robot Girl.” — Show Business Weekly
“Olivia Killingsworth is a frightening dynamo in the name of art.” — Electronic Link Journal
“…Robot Girl, a brisk post-apocalyptic monologue performed with hip-hop intensity and vernacular by Olivia Killingsworth.” — Backstage
“Olivia Killingsworth and Lena Gwendolyn Hill skillfully alternate as brash boys and girly girls.” — Los Angeles Times
“So, eight times every day, the children of Frip (the talented Olivia Killingsworth and Lena Gwendolyn Hill) and Capable (the lovely and charming Jamey Hood) pluck the gappers from the goats and toss them into the sea.” — The Hollywood Reporter
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