Ballet, Lyrical, Jazz Instructor
Olivia Karenas grew up dancing at Le Ballet Petit School of Dance for 10 years. She attended several summer intensives including at the Joffrey Ballet and Ballet Chicago. She worked for Universal Dance Association where she taught and judged dance competitions for high school dance teams. Olivia also worked for the American Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive in Austin, TX where she was able to take classes as well as mentor and supervise young dancers attending. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Dance and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and International Business with a minor in French at Grand Valley State University. She was the president of Momentum, a student-led dance organization at Grand Valley during her senior year of college and was the recipient of the Kenneway Love of Dance scholarship. Olivia can not wait to be back at LBP where her love of dance first started!