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Meet Olivia

Olivia Gintel Rudkevich

Assistant Director and Dancer

Olivia Gintel Rudkevich received her early training from the Houston Ballet Academy. She moved to Miami and finished her training at the Miami City Ballet School before joining the Joffrey Ballet trainee program. She has danced professionally with the Orlando Ballet, and Connecticut Ballet. She has a B.A. from the University of Miami in Theatre Arts with a musical theatre concentration. She loves teaching and has taught and Walnut Hill school for the Arts. Olivia is thrilled to be joining Benjamin Briones Ballet in 2019. In addition to being a member of the company, Olivia has extensive fundraising and event organizing experience. Olivia raised funds for Dana Faber challenge while running the Boston Marathon and was invited to become a board member of the Friends of Connecticut Ballet, where she helped plan its annual gala event. She participated in development work to the benefit of St. Jude Children’s Hospital and engaged in numerous other charitable development events. She is also the company’s Assistant Director and Treasurer.